Intern, Special Programs: Long Term Missing Cases

Headquarters, 333 John Carlyle, Alexandria, Virginia, United States of America Req #347
Monday, May 23, 2022

POSITION:                                  Intern, Special Programs: Long Term Missing Cases

DEPARTMENT: Missing Children Division

LOCATION: Alexandria. Virginia

SEMESTER: Summer 2022

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


Interns will help Long Term Missing Case Managers with the following duties:

·Work on case files of long term missing and abducted children and unidentified remain cases

·Assist in consolidating, analyzing and evaluating incoming reports, information and leads from various resources and agencies

·Prepare supplemental progress reports on case reviews and investigative efforts

·Communicate professionally with law-enforcement and family members on long term missing and abducted children cases

·Conduct computer database searches

·Assist the Forensic Identification Specialist on the nationwide DNA Project

·Network with law-enforcement and state agencies to help resolve cases

·Attend various on-site training seminars and presentations


·Must currently have or working towards a Master’s Degree or other advanced degree related to Criminal Justice, Forensic Science, Forensic Psychology or a related field of study

·Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

·Demonstrated ability to analyze written materials

·Excellent verbal and written communication skills

·Ability to work independently or as a part of a team

·Ability to handle and maintain the confidentiality of highly sensitive information

·An interest and/or knowledge in crimes against children


Although internships are unpaid positions, each intern will have the opportunity to acquire knowledge and hands-on experience in the position of his/her choosing and will receive academic credit through an approved program at his/her college or as a volunteer. Interns will be reimbursed for parking or public transportation expenses.


The Special Programs Intern is required to work a minimum of 15 hours per week, between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, during Fall, Spring, or Summer semesters. Interns will be excused to attend internship program functions.

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.

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  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Headquarters, 333 John Carlyle, Alexandria, Virginia, United States of America