Internships

CHS 4591 Forensic Science Internship (3 credits)

Internship in a forensic science laboratory contributing in a specific manner on an assigned problem. Twenty hours/week minimum for one semester required. Written report required. Open only to students in the Forensic Science Certificate Program or the Criminalistics Chemistry Program. Prerequisite: Senior standing or permission of instructor.

Contacts for forensic science internships in South Florida include:

  • James C. Carr, Bureau Commander
    Crime Laboratory Bureau
    Metro-Dade Police Department
    9105 N.W. 25th Street
    Miami, FL 33172
    Tel (305) 471-2050
    Fax (305) 471-2052
  • W. Lee Hearn, Ph. D., Director
    Toxicology Division
    Medical Examiner Department
    Number One Bob Hope Road
    Miami, Florida 33136-1133
    Tel (305) 545-2450
    Fax (305) 545-2452
  • John T. Pennie
    Director, Broward Sheriff’s Office Crime Laboratory
    201 SE 6th Street, Room 1799
    Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 33322
    954-831-5995
    john_pennie@sheriff.org
  • Harold E. Schueler, Ph.D., Chief Toxicologist
    Medical Examiner & Trauma Services
    Broward County Commission
    5301 S.W. 31 Avenue
    Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33312
    Tel (954) 964-0500 x254
    Fax (954) 964-0210
  • William D. Beazley, Laboratory Director
    Southeast Laboratory
    Drug Enforcement Administration
    United States Department of Justice
    5205 N.W. 84th Ave.
    Miami, FL 33166
    Tel (305) 590-4830
    Fax (305) 590-4960