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An internship with the Nebraska State Patrol will provide you with many exciting and educational opportunities.  Internships with the State Patrol provide an opportunity to explore future career options, while providing an experience found nowhere else. See what our intern program has to offer, and apply for the intern experience you will never forget!

Other Benefits Include:

  • Briefings to learn about other divisions of the patrol.
  • The possibility of a ride-along with a day or night Trooper
  • Flexible work
  • Supervisors who work hard to include you in activities
  • An opportunity to apply the material you've studied.
  • The possibility to view an autopsy and/or be part of undercover work
  • A Certificate of Achievement signed by the Superintendent
  • A Nebraska State Patrol T-shirt
  • Great experience in a law enforcement environment
  • College credit
  • A chance to work in friendly, welcoming surroundings to apply the material you've studied.

*At this time all Internship Positions are currently on hold unitl further notice. Thank you for your interest in our Internship Program.*


Lincoln Area:

Sex Offender Registry Unit (1 intern)

Nebraska Information Analysis Center (1 intern)

Surrounding Areas:

Troop E Investigative Services Scottsbluff (1 intern)

Troop E  Scottsbluff Field Services (1 intern)

Troop C Police Service Dog Division (1 intern)

Troop B Norfolk Field Services (1 intern)

Interested students can download an application below, or with any questions contact the State Patrol's Intern Coordinator by calling :

1-866 JOIN-NSP

You can also e-mail us at

ATTN: Intern Coordinator
1600 NE Highway 2
Lincoln, NE 68509



Job descriptions for available internship positions for the upcoming term will be sent to you upon request. After reviewing the descriptions, choose three that most interest you. We will try to make the best fit per position. If possible, we ask that you return a resume with your completed application. Next, an interview will be set up with the Intern Coordinator.  Once we have conducted a background check on each applicant, the final decision will be made. You will be contacted if you are a final applicant.



**Application deadline of January 1, 2013. Any applications that are turned in past the deadline will not be accepted. **

*Please be advised this is an unpaid internship.*