The Village of Oak Park offers internship opportunities to area university and college students who are interested in learning more about our Progressive 21st Century policing model. The Oak Park Police Department offers full and part-time internship opportunities throughout the year. These unpaid internships give students educational training and hands-on experience in a variety of policing services throughout the Village. Under the supervision of our professional police force, interns will receive a semester of learning that may include opportunities with our Residential Beat Officer program, School Resource Officer Program, Patrol, Records Division, Community Service Officer program, Parking Enforcement, Detective Bureau, Evidence Division and more.
All internships are unpaid and interns are expected to abide by Oak Park Police Department Rules and regulations designed to ensure safety, confidentiality, and respect to the Oak Park community.
Students who are interested in internship opportunities must submit the following forms and documents:
Full internship application packets (including all required forms and documents listed above) should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, faxed to 708-358-5107 or mailed to Village of Oak Park, Attn: Human Resources, 123 Madison Street, Oak Park, IL 60302.