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Probation Officer - Internship

Posted: 05/31/2024

Job Summary

Sherburne County Community Corrections will provide a professional work experience to individuals enrolled in post­ secondary education, interested in completing an internship in the field of corrections.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Interns will have the opportunity to learn the aspects of pretrial and post-sentence community supervision, supervised by an experienced probation officer. Interns will have the opportunity to work with defendants/clients in the office and at their school and or home. Work experience may include attending court hearings, completing various court reports, conducting meetings/interviews, and case management.
Additionally, interns will learn about Evidence Based Practices and how correctional agencies utilize these strategies to promote client change.
This position will have exposure to all aspects of probation, including adult pretrial/supervision and juvenile pretrial/supervision.

Minimum Qualifications

Community Corrections internship opportunities are available to junior/senior students who are enrolled in a college/university with a criminal justice major or related field that offers course credit for internships. Interns must complete a minimum of 400 hours.
Upon an offer and acceptance of the position, interns must complete orientation and training, and abide by all Sherburne County and Community Corrections policies and procedures.

Supplemental Information

For further information, contact Brent Schmidt at 763-765-4569 or by email at