450 Main Street, Room 735
Hartford, CT  06103            

INTERNSHIP CONTACT: Mr. Otto Rothi, 860-240-3661; email:

AGENCY FUNCTION: The United States Probation Office for the Di‚Äčstrict of Connecticut, a division of the US Courts, is accepting applications from juniors and seniors interested in pursuing a career in criminal justice, law or information technology. This is an excellent opportunity for student majoring in sociology, psychology, public policy/law and information technology. 

INTERN ACTIVITIES: Students will observe and participate in the criminal justice process at the pretrial, sentencing and supervision stages.  For a complete package of information including detailed intern responsibilities, please contact Internships are currently available in Hartford, New Haven and Bridgeport offices. Or, you can go to:  

Students interested in this internship must contact a faculty representative for a recommendation for placement. This recommendation will include your qualifications for this internship.

In addition, students must submit:

- Recommendation letter from faculty affirming your qualifications for internship

- Letter of Intent

- Two applications: 

  1. AO78 Federal Judiciary Branch, Application for Employment
  2. Student Intern Supplemental Application form

- Resume (Optional)

- Copy of undergraduate transcript

Students must commit to:

- Maintain a 2.5 GPA

- Undergo a background investigation and FBI fingerprint check

- Dress appropriately for court

- Demonstrate professional and mature behavior capable of carrying out intern activities

HOURS PER WEEK:  Work a minimum of 10 hours per week to a maximum of 20 hours per week


Summer semester applicants: 4-15-11 

Fall semester applicants: 8-31-11 

Spring semester applicants: 12-1-11