Shadowing rotations are currently on hold until further notice.


The DeKalb County Medical Examiner's Office is dedicated to the education of aspiring forensic scientists and allows students to meet the requirements specified by their curriculum. We offer a wide range of competitive, unpaid forensic internships that provide students with the opportunity for hands-on experience in a practical setting. Students will gain exposure to working with chain of custody, evaluating and interpreting evidence, and applying scientific principles to the medico-legal death investigation process. Internships are currently available for students pursuing a Master's degree and are offered in following departments:

The duration of the Summer 2022 internship is from June 7 to July 22, 2022. The application period for this cycle is now closed. Applicants are required to provide a current curriculum vitae, transcript, and completed application for consideration. A background check and drug screen may be required. For more information, please visit the page associated with each prospective program.