Sheriff's Office Internship Program (S.O.I.P.)
Students considered for the Clayton County Sheriff's Office (S.O.I.P.) Internship Program must be in good academic standing with their respective college or university. Students interested in an unpaid internship must have the College Internship Coordinator write a letter of introduction which must include at least two preferred area of the Sheriff's Office to serve as the internship (courts, jail, civil/warrant service, community relations), the exact time frame and number of hours the intern wishes to serve each week, and the number of credits the student expects to earn.
Interns must be willing to work a minimum of 25 hours per week and must earn college credit while participating in the program. All applicants are required to successfully pass a background investigation. In order to be considered for the Clayton County Sheriff's Office Internship Program, the following must be completed and submitted:
- Letter from the student indicating why they want to intern with CCSO;
- Clayton County Sheriff's Office Authorization for Release of Personal Information, found in the application above.
- Liability Waiver.
It is the responsibility of the student to advise
the Internship Section of any change of address, telephone number, or
withdrawal from the program at any time during the semester. The deadlines
for submitting intern applications are as follows:
- Spring Semester September 30
- Summer Semester March 31
- Fall Semester June 30
If the application packet is not complete or not received by the Internship Section by the deadline, it may prevent the student from being considered for an internship.
Please call the Recruitment Section at 678-479-5350, or email us at CCSO.Internships@claytoncountyga.gov , if you have any questions or need additional information. The Clayton County Sheriff's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The completed internship application should be either emailed to CCSO.Internships@claytoncountyga.gov or sent to the following address: (Please do not fold the application or copy double sided)
Community Relations Unit
Clayton County Sheriff's Office
9157 Tara Blvd.
Jonesboro, GA 30236