SBI Internships
The SBI Intern Program allows students to learn how a state investigative agency functions. The program supplements classroom learning with practical experience.

Depending on their major, background and interest, students can apply to one of several internship opportunities. Applications from a variety of undergraduate disciplines are considered.

Application Deadlines -  (applications should be received on/before deadline and NOT postmarked by)

  • Fall semester applications are due May 1
  • Spring semester applications are due October 1
  • Summer semester applications are due February 1

All internships are unpaid, full-time positions. However, an intern's immediate supervisor may be able to take into account a student's class schedule.

Human Resources
Intelligence Section/ISAAC

Field Districts
Northeastern District – Greenville
Coastal District – Jacksonville
Southeastern District – Fayetteville
Northern Piedmont District – Greensboro
Northwestern District – Hickory
Western District – Asheville
Southern Piedmont District – Harrisburg
Capital District - Raleigh
Financial Crimes Unit - Raleigh

Candidates applying for an internship with the SBI MUST:

  • Be a responsible law-abiding citizen with high moral character and personal integrity.
  • Be enrolled in a four-year degree program at a college or university and have completed their sophomore year with a Grade Point Average of no less than 2.0 in a 4.0 scale.
  • Not have been convicted of a felony or any other serious crime; undergo a criminal history record check with favorable results.
  • Maintain a favorable credit history demonstrating responsible fiscal management and ability to live within means; undergo a credit check with favorable results.
  • Have a basic working knowledge and understanding of word processing computer programs.


SBI Internship Application Form

  • The application should be completed in full and signed.

SBI Internship Waiver Form

  • The waiver should be completed and notarized.

Please include the following items in addition to the application and waiver forms:

  • Résumé and list of three references with updated/reliable contact information.
  • Letter of interest. Include your reasons for wanting to participate in the program, ways you can contribute to the section, your career plans, college and community activities, honors and awards.
  • College transcript in a sealed envelope. The transcript or envelope should be affixed with the seal or stamp of the school's registrar. This can also be emailed directly to from the registrar.
  • Copy of current driver’s license (both front and back).
  • Interested applicants should work through their department chairperson or student advisor and must present a written recommendation from academic or school personnel.  You may include any other letters of recommendation as well.  This can be emailed directly to from the person writing the recommendation.
Any questions:  call or email Christy Lanham, SBI Internship Coordinator.
919 582-8506

Mail all materials to:

Christy Lanham
SBI Internship Coordinator
North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation
3320 Garner Road
Raleigh, North Carolina 27610