Student Internships

Our professional interns are placed under the supervision of a correctional professional who works with them to develop a meaningful internship opportunity focused on utilizing the intern’s academic knowledge and skills in a professional work setting. To apply for available internships at the Georgia Department of Corrections, complete the application and background check, then submit to

Application Process

The Georgia Department of Corrections protects the public by operating safe and secure facilities through the development of professional staff and effective offender management. Georgia stands out as a national model. Georgia Department of Corrections has profoundly reshaped its adult correctional systems, earning widespread acclaim for its comprehensive approach and promising results.

Interns will be placed under the supervision of a correctional professional who will work with them to develop a
meaningful opportunity to utilize their educational knowledge and talents in a professional work setting.

Hours will vary dependent upon the facility and the students’ requirements.

Please also note: Criminal background checks will be required.

Once your internship forms are received, the required criminal background check will be conducted and you will be contacted regarding the next steps in the process.  Please note:  Our college student internships are unpaid.
Thank you for your interest in the Georgia Department of Corrections.

To apply, complete the Internship application and background form below:

Internship Applications
Background Consent

Submit forms to:

Mail to:
Human Resources - Employment Services 
Georgia Department of Corrections 
300 Patrol Road; PO Box 1529
Forsyth, GA 31029