The District 23 Medical Examiner’s Office (MEO) supports the education of students interested in forensic pathology, medicolegal death investigation, medicine, and forensics by providing relevant learning opportunities, and work experience, as well as serving as mentors and role models. The District 23 MEO provides interns with the opportunity to observe (and occasionally assist) in autopsy examinations, shadow forensic investigators at death scene investigations, and assist in the various other activities this office is responsible for, giving the student a wide range of experience in the job duties employed by this office.
The District 23 MEO will only accept internship applications from students (or pre-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:
- Death Investigation
- Forensic Science