Intern, Analytical Services Division

Headquarters, 333 John Carlyle, Alexandria, Virginia, United States of America Req #315
Friday, January 21, 2022

POSITION: Analytical Services Intern

DIVISION: Analytical Services Division (ASD)

LOCATION: Virtual Internship

SEMESTER: Spring 2022 Interested Applicants ONLY

If the application deadline date has been reached and positions are still posted, please continue to apply as positions are still available and we're still accepting applications.


Interns will be assigned to an ASD specified team and will fulfill one or more of the following duties with the potential to take on additional responsibilities:

  • Support the Attempted Abductions Team by searching for attempts incidents online, through online news articles, law enforcement social networking sites, press releases on law enforcement websites, etc. and documenting the information for the analysts to follow up.
  • Support the collection of nationwide Child Sex Trafficking trends that are tracked and maintained in several spreadsheets and/or internal documents.
  • Support the collection and maintenance of the Recovery Services Team’s internal child sex trafficking resource directory.
  • efforts to update data associated with noncompliant sex offenders.
  • assigned topics and assist with NCMEC data projects, including data entry and cleaning, qualitative data coding and other research tasks.


  • Completed two (2) years of college with a concentration in Criminal Justice, Sociology, Psychology or related field.
  • Minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4-point scale (3.5 GPA or higher preferred).
  • Research experience preferred, to include research analysis skills.
  • Ability to perform searches in open source and social media platforms.
  • Excellent organizational skills, report writing, and time management skills.
  • MUST be able to use discretion while handling and maintaining the confidentiality of highly sensitive information.
  • Ability to work independently.


Internships are unpaid, however Interns will have the opportunity to acquire knowledge and hands-on experience and will receive academic credit through an approved program of their college/university.


This is a VIRTUAL internship. The Analytical Services Intern is required to work a minimum of 20 hours per week, between 8:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M., Monday through Friday. based on necessity and the intern’s performance there may be the opportunity to work over the course of multiple semesters/seasons. Interns will be excused to attend internship program functions and for academic holidays or vacations.

However, Interns will be required to come to headquarters, located in Alexandria, Virginia for fingerprint processing, at their own expense.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children is an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Other details

  • Job Family Administrative Support
  • Job Function Administrative Support (502)
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Internship
  • Required Education Some College
Location on Google Maps
  • Headquarters, 333 John Carlyle, Alexandria, Virginia, United States of America