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Unfortunately, due to COVID the King County Sheriff’s Office has had to suspend the internship program through the end of 2021.  We are gearing up to re-open the program for the Summer of 2022, and will begin accepting applications at the beginning of 2022. 

King County Sheriff's Office offers internship opportunities for interested college students pursuing a career in the criminal justice field, or those who simply want to expand their skill set to build a stronger resume as they enter the workforce.  All internships are intended to meet eligibility requirements for college credit (please check with your academic advisor to verify).  Internships with King County Sheriff's Office are unpaid and ineligible for benefits.

(updated June 3, 2021):

Summer 2022 (May - August/September)

We will be accepting applications for Summer 2022 internships January 15th through February 29th, 2020!

  • Primary positions will be in an office setting with numerous opportunities to explore other aspects of the Sheriff's Office, including ride alongs, training exercises, and job shadowing
  • Multiple positions available in various units
  • Flexible scheduling available (evenings / weekends typically not available)
  • Interns may extend their internship up to one year.
  • Must be enrolled in college throughout internship to be eligible.
  • We will be accepting applications for Fall 2022 from May 1st to May 31st, 2022!


To apply: please complete the automatic disqualifier sheet, accompanied by your application.  Either fax or scan an electronic copy with a current resume and send it to:

Nicole Hall, Human Resource Analyst
King County Sheriff's Office 
Phone: (206) 477-9729
Fax: (206) 205-7608