Suffolk Constabulary Internship Programme 2020/21
Are you a student or recent graduate over the age of 18 seeking an internship within a fast paced and unique organisation? If so, policing really is an environment like no other!
Suffolk Constabulary has launched an Internship Programme, seeking talented individuals to experience a summer or term-time internship.
You will be provided with the opportunity to work within the policing environment and develop your skills and future employability in areas such as team working, communication and interpersonal skills, problem solving and independent working. This programme allows you to apply your academic knowledge in a practical and real business environment.
As a successful candidate you will be assigned your own project for the duration of your internship. Working within a team and recognised working practices, you will use your effective written and verbal communication skills and independently plan and carry out your own project and workload. During a working day you will undertake a range of activities including, but not limited to, research, administrative work in support of your project, and compile a variety of documentation including producing and maintaining non-sensitive information. You will not be exposed to sensitive material.
At the end of your project you will create a final product in the form of a report or presentation with outcomes and recommendations.
Essential Skills Include:
- Strong literacy and numeracy skills
- Good communication skills
- Computer literate with basic keyboard skills
- Ability to work using your own initiative as well as organising your own workload
- Ability to work to deadlines and within a team environment
If you are interested in applying for the Internship Programme we are keen to hear from you.
To apply to the Suffolk Constabulary Internship Programme, please send your CV and a supporting personal statement of no more than 500 words to [email protected] by 5pm on Sunday 1st November 2020.
Please include an email address and phone number that you are happy to be contacted on by Suffolk Constabulary regarding the status of your application.
Interviews will be held week commencing 23rd November 2020. Internship start dates will be subject to vetting and pre-employment checks.
For further information about Suffolk Constabulary, please visit www.suffolk.police.uk.
We look forward to receiving your application.
Guidance for Supporting Statements
Suffolk Constabulary recognises that some students may not necessarily have employment experience. Therefore, your supporting statement should include:
- Relevant academic experience such as research projects or modules
- Why you want to do an internship at Suffolk Constabulary
- What areas of business in policing interest you and why
- What you think are the challenges facing modern day policing