Intern With Us



The Department of Juvenile Justice is looking for interns who want valuable experience, professional connections, and unique opportunities working with young offenders. An intern is defined as a college student seeking practical experience while earning academic credit. Most DJJ internships require interns to work during regular hours scheduled 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Additional weekend hours may be available depending on the volunteer group at DJJ. Most DJJ internships offer academic credit without compensation.


  • Counseling/Social Work
  • Criminal Justice
  • Food Service
  • Case Management
  • Physical Education
  • Chaplaincy Services
  • Communications/Public Information

Thank you for your interest in pursuing an internship with the Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ). To be considered, you will need to provide the following information via email at [email protected] or via fax at 404-508-7332.


  • A resume or CV
  • The name of the college you are attending
  • The internship requirements
  • The internship facilitator's name, telephone number and email address
  • The number of hours you must complete
  • The timeframe that you have to complete these hours
  • The hours you are willing to conduct weekly for the internship
  • The location where you would like to volunteer