The goal of Cadet Internship Program is to provide training and experience in the field of law enforcement to qualified college students who have a desire to pursue a career with the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
The program is designed to provide the foundation the Cadet Intern will need to keep them involved and on the right ethical and professional path to transition into an Ohio State Highway Patrol Cadet.
Get yourself started in an exciting career with the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
To apply follow the steps below:
1. Click on link, http://careers.ohio.gov
2. Click on the “Search for State of Ohio Government Jobs” link.
3. Under “Agencies” click on the box next to “Public Safety.” Click on the “Apply Search” button.
4. Click on the “College Intern (# of vacancies)” link.
5. Scroll down and click on the “Apply” link.
6. If you are a new user, click on the “Create an Account” link. If you have already created an
account you will need to log in with your username and password.
For more information, call 614 752 4152 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Minimum Requirements: The minimum requirements for consideration are as follows:
Must be enrolled in either a full time or part time status at an accredited university or college and be considered in good academic standing (2.0 GPA or better).
Must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 while employed.
Must provide proof of grades and attendance each quarter and/or semester enrolled.
Must have a valid driver’s license.
Must be a minimum of 18 years of age and must be able to enter an Academy Class before reaching their 35th birthday.
Processing requirements: Successful completion of:
An oral review board interview;
An application process which includes a pre-employment polygraph examination, a background investigation, a medical examination, a physical fitness evaluation, and a written assessment.
The Cadet Intern will maintain a professional demeanor.
The Cadet Intern will demonstrate the Ohio State Highway Patrol Core Values.
Cadet Interns will be required to maintain weight/height standards set forth by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
The Cadet Intern will successfully complete the Cadet Internship Manual with their post mentor before entering the OSHP Academy as a Cadet.
The Cadet Intern will assist post personnel with various administrative duties (filing, database entry, answering phones).
The Cadet Intern will operate the Law Enforcement Automated Data System (LEADS) terminal.
The Cadet Intern will learn: the Division’s structure; Code of Conduct; Core Values; radio codes; riot formation signals; hostage procedures; self- defense tactics; criminal and traffic laws; basic first aid and CPR; and proper cleaning techniques for equipment.
The Cadet Intern will assist in traffic control at various events.
The Cadet Intern will assist with OVI checkpoints.
The Cadet Intern will assist at traffic accidents and crime scenes.
The Cadet Intern will assist the Commercial and Salvage Inspection Teams.
The Cadet Intern will assist the Court Liaison Officer.
The Cadet Intern will participate in community programs.
The Cadet Intern will assist Field Recruiters in college career and high school career days, applicant contacts, and speech details.
The Cadet Intern will participate in Ride-A-Longs with the post mentor.
The Cadet Intern will work varied hours of day or night, weekends, and during inclement weather.
The Cadet Intern will work with a post mentor.
The Cadet Intern will work with the post commander to determine the number of hours they can work. This will be dependent upon the Cadet Intern’s course schedule.
The Cadet Intern must be enrolled in courses the majority of the academic year.
Cadet Interns will work between 10 to 39 hours per week at post locations throughout the State and paid $14.72 per hour.