Volunteer & Internship Opportunities
The Hampton Newport News Criminal Justice Agency coordinates various unpaid internships for the Community Criminal Justice Board members and the agencies they represent. See board membership for a complete listing of represented agencies. The Board recognizes that on-the-job experience is an invaluable commodity to those persons beginning their professional careers.
If you are interested in applying for an internship or volunteer position, please contact Andy Warriner, Director, Pretrial Services Division, 757-926-1740, or send a resume and (if applicable) complete a City of Hampton board bank application to:
Hampton-Newport News CCJB
2501 Washington Avenue
Newport News, VA 23607
Administrative Assistant & Secretarial Internships
These internships are open to students seeking a degree or certificate that would lead to administrative assistant or secretarial positions. Depending on the level of skill and interest of the student, interns in these positions may perform access aplications for management, basic office functions, including equipment inventory, and learn the dynamics of city government practices.
Community Corrections Division Internship
This internship is open to undergraduate and graduate students interested in public safety, criminal justice, sociology, social work, psychology, education, counseling or similar areas. Working in one of the Community Corrections offices, individuals in this internship will develop community service work sites, meet with clients, enter data in a case management database and work with other agencies and organizations regarding client issues.
A Community Corrections Division internship specializing in community service is available. Under this internship, the individual will develop and supervise special community service work projects and assist in working with other established sites and projects.
A Community Corrections Division internship specializing in substance abuse, anger management, and/or batterer's intervention education and treatment is available on a limited basis. Under this internship, the individual will work with staff conducting evaluations and assessments, developing treatment options, performing quality assurance checks on providers and co-facilitating various groups.
Data Management & Evaluation Internship
This internship is open to undergraduate and graduate students interested in public administration, criminal justice, public safety, sociology, social work, psychology, mathematics or other areas. Working directly with the Agency's data management and evaluation analyst, individuals in this Hampton-based internship will be able to follow one of two paths: self-directed research and evaluation or Agency directed work that will let the intern work on agency projects.
Pretrial Services Division Internship
This internship is open to undergraduate and graduate students interested in public safety, criminal justice, sociology, social work, psychology, or similar areas. Working in one of the Pretrial Services offices, individuals in this internship will focus on investigation, case management, or both.
A rotating internship is a great opportunity for interns who only have a small number of hours to complete (less than 30). In this internship, individuals will spend time in each of the above areas shadowing staff. Interns will be able to ask questions and be exposed to a broad spectrum of experiences and information.