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                  

​Brown County
Lori Richgels

Calumet​ & Winnebago Counties
Michelle Timm

Door​ & Kewanee Counties
Alyssa Liebergen

Outagamie County
Kate Meulemans

Outagamie County
Kyle Bosquez​ 

Outagamie County
Ryan Peterson

​​Winnebago County
Ryan Braun

Winnebago County
Chad Poverski

Winnebago County
Joan Koch​​

​​Unit 501 - Eau Claire County
Lona Sullivan                  

Unit 502 - St. Croix & Pierce Counties
Mark Lemke                  

Unit 503 - Dunn & Pepin Counties
Melissa Buesgen                 

Unit 504 - Barron & Rusk Counties
Stephannie Schmidt                  

Unit 505 - Eau Claire & Buffalo Counties
Michael Felton

Unit 506 - Douglas County
Aaron Lenmark

Unit 507 - Jackson & Clark Counties
Aaron Cernohous

Unit 508 - Polk & Burnett Counties
Nichole Strom

Unit 509 - Chippewa County
Megan Popenhagen

Unit 510 - Eau Claire & Trempealeau Counties
Jeffrey Moessner

Unit 511 - Washburn & Barron Counties

Miranda Simpkins

Unit 512 - St. Croix & and Polk Counties
Rebecca Schultz

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

Fond du Lac, ​Ozaukee, Sheboygan, Washington, & Waukesha Counties
Demitrit Melton​  

Manitowoc County
Kevin Mueller

Adams, Columbia, Crawford, Green Lake, Juneau, La Crosse, Marquette, Monroe, Portage, Richland, Sauk, Vernon, Waushara, & Wood Counties
Chelsea Hanson

Waupaca County
Callie Timm