Internship Applications are currently Closed

The Watertown Police Department internship program seeks out candidates to assist with administrative, technological and training duties. College and University students interested in an internship with the Watertown Police Department should send a resume and cover letter to:

Sergeant George A. Demos
Watertown Police Department
552 Main Street
Watertown, MA 02472

The cover letter should include at least the following:

  • College or University presently attending
  • Available start date and end date
  • Hours and days or availability
  • Goals and reason for seeking the internship

Past interns have come from:

  • Boston College
  • Northeastern University
  • Simmons College
  • UMass Boston
  • Westfield State

3 Current Watertown Police Officers began their careers as interns with us.

Internship Details

 

Duties – Not an exhaustive list

  1. Assist in developing training materials for officers,
  2. Create digital media,
  3. Data entry,
  4. Various computer oriented projects & administrative duties

Salary

An internship with the Watertown Police Department is without remuneration.

Schedule

The schedule would be any available days between Monday and Friday excluding holidays during the hours of 9am-3pm.  Student’s work hours consist of either 4 or 6 hour blocks.  Hours are flexible but we ultimately defer to college/university requirements if the internship is for class credits.

Skills

Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and general PC computer knowledge/skills is not required but it is helpful.  Training in our records system or other internal software will be provided depending on the work assignment.  Needs to be able to operate in an office setting and have good teamwork/communication skills.

Requirements

Must be at least 18 years of age, must have a valid driver’s license or state ID (for ID verification purposes), and no felony convictions.  A background check will be performed.

Number of Positions – 2