The Maricopa County Juvenile Probation Department (MCJPD) is the 4th largest probation department in the country offering opportunities to apply college coursework in a real professional Juvenile Justice environment by receiving hands-on experience in:

  • Executive Services
  • Administrative Services Bureau (ASB)
  • Community Supervision Bureau (CSB)
  • Detention Services Bureau (DSB)
  • Judicial Branch of Arizona in Maricopa County

MCJPD has relationships higher education institutions including:

  • Arizona State University (ASU)
  • Grand Canyon University (GCU)


Typical majors for interns include:

  • Master's degree in Social Work
  • Criminal Justice
  • Public Policy

Next Steps

To learn more about available internship opportunities and the application process, please email and provide your:

  • name
  • major
  • area of interest
  • school requirements (if any)

You will be contacted by the Internship Coordinator in a timely manner.