Careers at the Institute

Crime Analyst Intern (Paid) – Kingston, NY

The John Finn Institute is currently seeking to fill a part-time (10-15 hrs/week), hourly crime analyst intern position, to work on-site at the Kingston Police Department.

Job Responsibilities      

  • Works on assignments under direct and indirect supervision.
  • Performs a variety of directed research and analytical tasks to understand the nature of crime in Kingston.
  • Collects, compiles, validates, and interprets data and analytic results using standard practices and techniques of crime and/or law enforcement intelligence analysis.
  • Performs basic statistical, spatial, and/or qualitative analyses as needed
  • Responds to ad hoc requests about gun-related activities and offenders.
  • Provides administrative support for crime intelligence analysis, including monthly task force and coalition meetings.
  • Prepares initial drafts of daily, weekly, and monthly briefings for law enforcement and criminal justice personnel.
  • Identifies possible improvements in data collection to enhance crime analysis activities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Preferred: A bachelor’s degree student in criminal justice, criminology, or a social science.
  • Must be able to pass a background investigation

Skills Prerequisites        

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential.
  • Knowledge of the criminal justice process.
  • Understanding of basic social science research methods: concepts and techniques of measurement and analysis, and interpretation of results.
  • Experience with databases, spreadsheets, statistical computing and/or geographic information systems is a plus.

Compensation

  • $15-18/hour, to commensurate with experience.

This is a GIVE grant-funded position. Interested parties should e-mail a letter of interest and an up-to-date resume to Jessica Roy at contact@finninstitute.org. Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled. Questions may be directed to contact@finninstitute.org.

*The Finn Institute is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer*

Minorities and women are strongly encouraged to apply.