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									                              LAKE COUNTY CORONER’S OFFICE



                    INTERNSHIP PROGRAM INFORMATION

Mission Statement:

The Lake County Coroner’s Office is dedicated to providing the citizens of Lake County with
timely Medicolegal Death Investigations in a professional and courteous manner, while ensuring
the highest level of compassion, dignity, and respect for the deceased and their family. Through
collaborative efforts and advances in technology and training, our efforts will serve those who
can no longer serve themselves. We will also care for the living by providing historical data,
identifying trends, and offering recommendations to help prevent deaths of similar circumstance.

General Information:

The Lake County Coroner’s Office offers unpaid internships during the fall, winter/spring, and
summer semesters. The internship program is designed to provide recent high school graduates
and college students with an opportunity to learn about the Medicolegal Death Investigation field
and the supporting areas of the Lake County Coroner’s Office. Interns will be provided with an
opportunity to assist in investigating cases reported to the Coroner, visit scenes, assist in
transporting the deceased, assist in obtaining toxicology samples, assist with x-rays,
examinations, preparing forms, and viewing postmortem examinations. Interns will also be
provided an opportunity to assist the Toxicology Analyst in our laboratory. Interns are expected
to work between 20 and 40 hours a week during an 8 to 12 week internship period. Interns may
receive academic credit if an agreement is made between the Lake County Coroner’s Office and
the intern’s College or University. All interns are subject to applicable Lake County Coroner’s
Office policies.

Eligibility:

Candidates must be 18 years old, a graduate of a high school at the time of the internship period,
and will be/or is attending an accredited college or university. College graduates must start the
internship program within 6 months of graduation. Candidates must complete an application
form and submit it to the Lake County Coroner’s Office for consideration. Only one candidate
will be considered per semester, to maximize the intern’s experience.

Application Deadlines:
For the Summer internship program, applications are due by April 15th; for the Fall program,
applications are due by July 15th; and for the Winter/Spring program, applications are due by
November 15th.

                         Please Send Completed Applications To:
                                Lake County Coroner’s Office
                            26 North Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue
                                   Waukegan, Illinois 60085
                                     Attn: Robert Barrett
                                    LAKE COUNTY CORONER’S OFFICE

                                               INTERNSHIP APPLICATION

                                                    Applicant Information

Full Name:                                                                                                     Date:
                 Last                                   First                                       M.I.
Address:
                 Street Address                                                                     Apartment/Unit #


                 City                                                                               State              ZIP Code
Phone:       (          )                                        E-mail Address:
                                      Social Security
Date Available:                       No.:

Internship Program Term (Summer, Fall, Winter/Spring):

                                                                Education

High School:                                             Address:
                                                                      Did you        YES      NO
From:                       To:                                     graduate?                              Degree:

College:                                                 Address:
                                                                      Did you        YES      NO
From:                       To:                                     graduate?                              Degree:

Other:                                                   Address:
                                                                      Did you        YES      NO
From:                       To:                                     graduate?                              Degree:

                                                                References
Please list two professional references.

Full Name:                                                           Relationship:

Company:                                                                                   Phone:          (     )

Address:


Full Name:                                                           Relationship:

Company:                                                                                   Phone:          (      )

Address:

                                                    Previous Employment

Company:                                                                                    Phone:         (      )

Address:                                                                              Supervisor:

Job Title:                                               Starting Salary:    $                             Ending Salary:   $

Responsibilities:

From:                         To:                Reason for Leaving:
                                                                       YES                                       NO
May we contact your previous supervisor for a reference?
Company:                                                                                    Phone:     (       )

Address:                                                                              Supervisor:

Job Title:                                           Starting Salary:        $                         Ending Salary:   $

Responsibilities:

From:                    To:                   Reason for Leaving:
                                                                     YES                                       NO
May we contact your previous supervisor for a reference?

                                                 Internship Questionnaire
Why do you want to come to the
Lake County Coroner’s Office?




What do you feel that you would
learn from your experience
here?



What are your goals for your
internship?




What experience do you have
that will help you during your
internship at the Lake County
Coroner’s Office?


Do you have any medical
conditions which would possibly
affect your ability to do things
required as part of your
internship? If so, what
accommodations would be
required to meet your needs?
Are you planning on doing any
research?


What are your future career
plans?




                                                Disclaimer and Signature


I certify that my answers are true and complete to the best of my knowledge.
If this application leads to an internship at the Lake County Coroner’s Office, I understand that false or misleading
information in my application or interview may result in my release.

Signature:                                                                                             Date:


                                       Lake County Coroner’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer

								
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