College Intern - Special Investigations

State of Ohio Jobs - Garfield Heights, OH

Part-time | Internship
Primary Location: United States of America-OHIO-Cuyahoga County
Work Locations: Garfield Heights Service Ofc 4800 E 131st St Ste A Garfield Heights 44105-7132
Organization: Workers' Compensation
Classified Indicator: Unclassified
Bargaining Unit / Exempt: Exempt
Schedule: Part-time
Compensation: $11.56 - $17.91 per hour
Unposting Date: Sep 29, 2019, 10:59:00 PM
Job Function: Criminology/Criminal Justice

Agency Contact Name: Megan Lentz

Agency Contact Information:

College Intern - Special Investigations

Job Duties

Established in 1912, the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) is the exclusive provider of workers’ compensation insurance in Ohio and serves 242,000 public and private employers. With over 1,700 employees and assets of approximately $27 billion, BWC is the largest state-run insurance system in the United States.

Our Mission: To protect Ohio's workers and employers through the prevention, care and management of workplace injuries and illnesses at fair rates.

We are seeking an experienced candidate to serve as an intern in the Special Investigations Unit. The intern will assist the Special Investigations supervisor and staff with investigations to document the degree of fraudulent activity by utilizing available resources to gather information for case support (i.e. telephone inquiries, correspondence, shadow investigators conducting surveillance & undercover activities).

We value the richness of a skilled, diverse, and engaged workforce. We’re committed to fostering and embracing an environment of inclusion and diversity to achieve our mission. Please click this link to read more, then come back to this job posting to submit your application!


The intern must currently be enrolled in a relevant educational program. Relevant majors include criminal justice, criminology, psychology, and/or sociology.

Preference will be given to students in their senior year of their undergraduate program or enrolled in a graduate program.

Projected Schedule

A maximum of 29 hours per week. Ohio BWC is open 8am-5pm, Monday-Friday. Work is performed on-site during those hours.

This is not a summer-only internship. The desired candidate will be able to work year-round.

Salary Information

Freshman $11.56

Sophomore $12.61

Junior $13.66

Senior $14.72

First Year Grad $15.80

Second Year Grad $16.85

Third Year Grad $17.91


Position may require travel; therefore, persons occupying this position must be able to provide own transportation &/or legally operate a state-owned vehicle.

Educational Transcript Requirement

BWC requires an official transcript for any applicant claiming to meet the minimum qualifications based on educational achievement. A transcript is only considered "official" if it is verifiable through the educational institution that awarded it (e.g., contains institution watermark, ink stamp, embossed stamp, registrar contact information). If provided from an on-line transcript clearinghouse the transcript must contain clearinghouse contact information so that it can be verified. Printouts of course information available to the student through the institution's website are NOT considered an official transcript. In order for education to be taken into consideration during the application screening process, BWC employees must have an official transcript on file with the Personnel & Benefits department by the deadline date on the job posting. Applicants not currently employed by BWC must attach a copy of the transcript(s) to their application, however, an official transcript will be required if invited to interview for the job opening.

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Background Check Information

Prior to an offer of employment, the final applicant will be required to sign a background check authorization form and undergo a criminal background check. Criminal convictions do not necessarily preclude an applicant from consideration for a position.