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Police Cadet Corps Intern

New York City Police Department - New York, New York

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New York City Police Department — New York, NY Offering up to $20,000 in tuition assistance

The Cadet Corps is an opportunity unlike any other — providing you with real life training and experience through hands-on work that makes a difference.

As a Police Cadet, you will be working in a police facility performing administrative duties and clerical tasks. Depending on your assignments, you may have the opportunity to directly apply the skills and knowledge gained in your college studies. We will strive to place you in a position where you can leverage your major, while testing your abilities and challenging your commitment to improving the quality of life for everyone who calls New York City "home."

To apply, please visit www.nypdcadets.com and click the link to “Orientation & Registration”. There, you will find the most current dates, times, and location of the next orientation.

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Career Paths

With over 300 specialized units to choose from, Cadets gain the knowledge and experience to advance their career within the NYPD. It is proven that those who participate in this program are more prepared to receive greater promotional opportunities down the line than those who do not, proving this opportunity to truly be a win-win for everyone. Become properly prepared for a successful police career. Step up—and sign up today! All college majors welcome. Here are a few examples:

  • Computer Science/Programming: Information Technology Bureau (ITB)
  • Accounting/Finance: Deputy Commissioner of Management and Budget (DCMB)
  • Accounting: Fiscal Management Division
  • Mathematics/Statistics: Office Of Management Analysis and Planning (OMAP)
  • Engineering/Architecture: Facilities Management Division
  • English: Police Academy Recruit Training
  • Graphic Arts: Police Academy & Office of Strategic Communications (DCSC)

Tuition Assistance and Other Benefits

Tuition Assistance: Receive up to $20,000 in tuition assistance ($2,500 to $5,000 per semester, up to 4 semesters). Cadets who take advantage of this program will not have to re-pay the amount after completing 2 years of service as a New York City Police Officer.

Great Pay: We offer $15.64 hourly wage.

Flexible Work Schedule: We offer full-time summer employment with a flexible work schedule during the school year – school comes first!

Promotional Opportunity: When you take the police officer's exam it will be considered a promotional exam.

The Hiring Process

  • Background Check
  • Pre-Hire Interview
  • Medical Examination
  • Standardized Psychological Test
  • Job Standard Test
  • Oral Psychological Interview
  • Character Investigation

To Apply:

Please visit www.nypdcadets.com and click the link to “Orientation & Registration”. There, you will find the most current dates, times, and location of the next orientation.

Review all of the requirements above carefully and make sure you qualify.  If you meet all specified requirements, click on “Register here” to fill out a form. Follow the instructions below.   Please report to the orientation location with the required documents.

Orientation Instructions

The orientation class will start promptly. We recommend arriving at least 15 minutes early. All candidates MUST attend in business attire and prepared to stay approximately 4 hours. You must bring the following items:

  1. Picture identification
  2. Student copy of your last transcript
  3. Bursar's receipt for your current schedule of classes
  4. Two black pens
  5. Permanent resident card (if you are not a citizen)

Keep in mind this is a police facility, and everyone is subject to a search. Please do not bring any large bags. For more information, please call (718) 670-9722.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18
  • Education: Must be a full-time college student
  • Experience: Entry Level

Requirements needed to enroll in the Cadet Corps, a candidate must:

  • Be at least 18 years old and be able to meet the maximum age requirements to be a police officer upon graduation from college
  • Be a New York City resident
  • Be a full-time college student with at least 45 credits and no more than 110 credits. Students must have a 2.0 GPA, earn a minimum of 12 credits each semester and be enrolled in a 4-year degree program at an accredited college within NYC, Nassau or Westchester Counties
  • Be free of any felony convictions
  • Have US Citizenship within two (2) years of hire and/or graduation of college – whichever comes first

Staying in the Program

To remain in the Cadet Corps, a cadet must:

  • Maintain the 2.0 GPA and earn a minimum of 12 credits per semester in a 4-year degree program at an accredited college
  • Take the first available promotional police officer's exam while you are a cadet
  • Attend monthly training every third Saturday of each month at the Police Academy
  • Work full-time during the summer months
  • Have your US Citizenship within two years of being hired or upon graduation from college, whichever comes first

Contact Informaton

Sergeant Stephanie Berry

New York City Police Department
New York, New York

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