Dauphin County Probation Services is seeking student interns 
for both Adult and Juvenile Divisions!

These unpaid internships provide students with an opportunity for first-hand accounts and comprehensive knowledge in the inner workings of the PA Criminal Justice System.  Dauphin County Probation Services has long been recognized as a leader among probation departments across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  Dauphin County provides cutting-edge training programs and opportunities for professional development by using up-to-date resources/equipment to assist employees and interns in the performance of daily duties. 

Typical student internships include opportunities to observe the following:

  • Daily operations of both Adult and Juvenile Divisions.
  • Witness Court proceedings including sentencing, revocations, adjudication, disposition, detention and placement review hearings.
  • Unit functions within each division.
  • Gain first-hand experience on how Probation Officers work with offenders in the field.
  • Observe Firearms and Defensive Tactic Trainings.
  • Observe use of substance abuse screening tools. 
  • Dauphin County’s Cross System Collaboration Process.
  • Community Service projects throughout the county.

Internship Policy
Internship Application

2023 Summer Internship

  • Application Deadline: 3/17/2023
  • Orientation: 6/2/2023
  • Start Date: 6/5/2023

For more information, contact:

Adult Division
Jennifer Artz
917 Gibson Blvd.
Steelton, PA 17113

Juvenile Division
Tanessa R. Moten 
100 Chestnut Street- 2nd Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17101