Intern - Summer 2024


Job Description

Posted on: 
February 21, 2024

About the job Cover Letter Required: Yes

Closing Date: Monday, March 18, 2024


Are you looking to make a difference? When you work for the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), you don’t just make a living, you make a difference by shaping the future of the policing profession. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely.

The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) is the world’s largest and most influential professional association for police leaders. With more than 33,000 members in over 170 countries, the IACP is a recognized leader in global policing, committed to advancing safer communities through thoughtful, progressive police leadership. Since 1893, the association has been serving communities by speaking out on behalf of law enforcement and advancing leadership and professionalism in policing worldwide.

As a leadership association, the IACP starts with our members’ needs. We think strategically and assess constantly; cultivate good judgement and drive change.

Various projects you may work on:

  • Assistance with projects related to improving law enforcement-based responses to people with mental health disorders and intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • Assistance with organizing a focus group meeting and translating research documents for use by the field, for the IACP/UC Research Center.
  • Assistance, as needed, with a variety of IACP projects and programs
  • Data entry of speakers, sessions, events into event management database. (2) Aid in mobile app updates for annual conference. (3) Assist with direct-bill accounts for annual conference hotels. (4) Assist Conference Manager with Banquet & other event orders. (5) Assist with reviewing meeting space requests from group managers for space use during IACP 2024. (6) Aid in monitoring hotel pick-up reports. (7) Other duties related to the planning and logistical management of the annual conference as assigned.
  • Assistance with administrative and logistical support for the Law Enforcement Policy Center, as well as researching, editing, and formatting Policy Center documents.
  • Assistance on IACP management studies as needed.
  • Assistance with projects related to Community-Based Crime Reduction (CBCR).
  • Assistance with projects related to Anti-Human Trafficking.
  • Assistance with projects related to Victim Services.
  • Assistance on the human resources team.
  • Additional tasks or projects as needed.

Education/Areas of Study:

Forensic Psychology, Law, Criminology, Policy, Criminal Justice, Event/Meeting/Hotel/Hospitality Management, Business Management, Human Resources or a related field

Qualifications & Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a college student, a graduate student, or a recent graduate within the past six months
  • Self-starter who is organized and able to work independently
  • Minimum 3.0 grade point average
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Strong Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint experience and capabilities
  • A strong detail-oriented mindset
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Ability to communicate and present oneself professionally to stakeholders, association members, partners, and team members
  • Remote work & periodic check-ins
  • Knowledge of or interest in the law enforcement profession is a plus

Work Environment:

The IACP offers a focused, team-oriented, learning environment grounded in open communications, professional development and shared context. Primarily office environment, although light lifting, bending and reaching may be required.

All interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume

  • The IACP only requires you to fill out the skills section and screening questions in the application, along with your resume and cover letter.
  • Cover letters must contain the name of the position being applied for as well as the requisition number
  • The IACP may consider applicants for positions other than those indicated
  • Please note that applications received without the requested information will not be forwarded for review

The IACP is an equal opportunity employer. Federal law prohibits discrimination in employment practices on the basis of race, color, religious affiliation, national origin, sex, age, or disability. No information requested on this application will be used for the purpose of excluding any applicant’s consideration for employment because of his or her race, color, religion, national origin, sex, or disability.

Public Health Compliance: IACP requires all employees, regardless of remote work status, to be vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19. As a prospective and/or new Intern or Fellow at the IACP, you will be required to comply with our vaccination policy, report your vaccination status, and provide proof of vaccination. Compliance with the policy does allow for exceptions, but those exceptions will only be granted in circumstances related to medical conditions or sincerely held religious beliefs.

Posted on Feb 20, 2024.

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