Results for internships:
Internships are project-oriented and are designed to be mutually beneficial to the intern and the Department. DFS does not offer internships consisting solely of “shadowing” experiences.
Internships The primary mission of the Virginia Department of Forensic Science is to provide technical support to Virginia’s criminal justice system. As such, we generally do not have staff available to handle the training of forensic science students or provide opportunities for student to volunteer in the laboratory. That being said, however, our four regional […]
DFS’ primary mission is to perform forensic laboratory analyses and it generally does not have staff available to handle the training of forensic science students. Our four regional laboratories, however, occasionally have some limited opportunities for unpaid internships. The Department routinely receives a large number of requests from students to perform internships for the limited […]
Internships for university students are very limited and are managed by DFS Laboratory Directors. Priority for any available internship opportunities is given to graduate students in Virginia Commonwealth University’s forensic science program, then graduate students in forensic science programs at other colleges, and thereafter to college students in science programs at the undergraduate level. High […]