Internship Opportunities

​Internship Opportunities

The Criminal Justice Internship program is an unpaid learning and training experience within the Wisconsin Department of Corrections (DOC), Division of Community Corrections (DCC). Its goal is to offer education, training, and exposure to probation and parole offenders for Interns interested in a criminal justice career. This goal is accomplished by providing Interns with practical work experience including direct involvement with offenders, victims, the courts, law en​forcement agencies, and treatment providers. This Internship Program allows the Intern to work with a diverse and often disadvantaged offender population.

If you are interested in an internsh​​​​ip with the Division of Community Corrections, please feel free to contact an Internship Coordinator in your area.​


To successfully complete a Criminal Justice Internship with the Division of Community Corrections, the following requirements must be met:


  • The st​udent must be enrolled in a post-secondary, accredited school program. Preference for placement is given to seniors.

  • State universities and colleges that offer four-year programs in social work, criminal justice, or psychology are preferred schools.​

Contact Information

If you are interested in an internship with the Division of Community Corrections, please feel free to contact an Intership Coordinator in your area.

Dane, Dodge, Grant, Green, Iowa, Jefferson, Lafayette & Rock Counties
Ben Searls

Kenosha, Racine, & Walworth Counties
Lisa Brehm or Sandy Kulakowski​                                     

​Brown County
Lori Richgels

Calumet& Kewanee Counties
Jill Sprangers

Outagamie County
Kate Meulemans

Outagamie County
Kyle Bosquez​ 

Outagamie County
Ryan Peterson

​​Winnebago County
Ryan Braun

Winnebago County
Christopher Susa

​​Unit 501 - Eau Claire County
Lona Sullivan                  

Unit 502 - Pierce & Pepin Counties
Susan Krisik                  

Unit 503 - Dunn County
Michelle Bero                

Unit 504 - Barron County
Stephannie Schmidt                  

Unit 505 - Eau Claire County
Michael Felton

Unit 506 - Douglas County
Aaron Lenmark

Unit 507 - Jackson & Buffalo Counties
Melissa Barclay

Unit 508 - Polk County
Nichole Strom

Unit 509 - Chippewa County
Megan Janicki

Unit 510 - Eau Claire & Trempealeau Counties
Jeffrey Moessner

Unit 511 - Burnett County

Miranda Simpkins

Unit 512 - St. Croix County
Mark Lemke

Unit 513 - Rusk & Chippewa Counties
Melissa Buesgen

Unit 514 - Douglas County
Nicole Gingery

Unit 515 - Washburn & Barron Counties
Lauren Kennen

Unit 516 - St. Croix County
Craig Hooyman​

Unit 518 - Clark County
Bree Lien​

Ashland, Bayfield, Florence, Forest,  Iron,  Vilas, Price, Taylor, Langlade, Lincoln, Marathon, Marinette, Menominee, Oconto, Oneida, Sawyer & Shawano Counties
Jennifer May​

Waupaca, Wisconsin Rapids, Marshfield, Stevens Point, Wautoma, Green Lake and Adams Counties
Callie Timm

La Crosse, Viroqua, Sparta, Tomah, Mauston, Baraboo, Portage, Richland Center, Prairie du Chien Counties
Chelsea Hanson​