U.S. Marshals Service

Sponsor Organization

United States Marshal's Service


You will work with deputies from the U.S. Marshals Service Offices in Tucson, AZ for a semester and observe first-hand the duties and responsibilities of the men and women who comprise the nation’s oldest federal law enforcement agency. These responsibilities include, Judicial Security, Prisoner Services, and Fugitive Investigations. You may also be able to take part in various training activities to include arrest techniques, room and building clearing scenarios and firearms training.

Internship Available

  • Summer: March 20th
  • Fall: May 1st
  • Spring: October 8th


Spring: October 26
Summer: March 15
FallMay 3

Internship Description: Unpaid

  • Court Operations (40%) Attend court hearings, work in cellblock, shadow the Civil Process Deputy, assist with other projects as they arise
  • Investigative Ops (30%) Shadow and observe enforcement Deputies (Class 1,Task Force, CPAT, OCDETF)
  • Firearms Training(5%) Meet with a Firearms Instructor to go over USMS Course of Fire and go to the range
  • Judicial Security Unit (5%) Shadow Judicial Security Inspector on daily duties and courthouse operations
  • Collateral Duties (10%) Assist Deputies with collateral duties such as Motor Vehicles, Property, or Training
  • District Management (5%) Meet and greet with District Managers
  • Law Enforcement Liaison (5%) Meet and greet with other federal agencies such as Probation, Pre-Trial, FBI, DSS, etc.

Purpose of the Internship

The US Marshals Service Interns are held to a high standard of excellence and conduct. Our program is designed to expose you to the missions of the Department of Justice and the Marshals Service.

Agency Minimum Qualifications

  • Be a junior or senior with at least 3.0 GPA
  • Be a United States Citizen
  • Pursuing a degree in Criminal Justice, Public Administration, or Global Security
  • Receive a recommendation from University Faculty
  • Complete an Interview
  • Pass a Background Investigation

How to apply

Please contact Zac Seward:  zachary.seward@usdoj.gov Jonathan.Moran@usdoj.gov