The Onondaga County Medical Examiner’s Office (OCMEO) supports the education of students interested in forensic pathology, forensic toxicology, medicolegal death investigation, medicine and forensics by providing relevant learning opportunities, work experience and by serving as mentors and role models. The OCMEO provides interns with the opportunity to observe autopsy examinations, shadow forensic investigators at medicolegal death scene investigations, and/or assist in the forensic toxicology laboratory. Students will also perform various job duties and complete special data collection and/or research projects.
The OCMEO will only accept internship applications from students with a focus on forensic pathology, toxicology*, anthropology, and/or medicolegal death investigation. Internship opportunities are restricted to students in the following areas of study:
• Biology (physical, pre-med)
• Criminal Justice/Investigation
• Forensic Science
*Toxicology requires chemistry.
Qualified candidates can submit an online application by the following deadlines:
||For Time Period:
||Spring (Jan - May)
||Summer (May - Aug)
||Fall (Aug - Dec)
For a downloadable application to fax to the OCMEO, please click here.