St. Tammany Parish Coroner’s office Internship Program


The St. Tammany Parish Coroner’s Office offers an internship program every summer during the months of June and July. This is a two-week, unpaid internship offered to college students entering the medical field and or Forensic Science. In 2021 we are offering four (4) two-week intern sessions. They are as follows….


1. June 27 - July 8

2. July 11 - 22

3. July 25 - Aug 5

4. August  8 - 19


Please be aware that we may have to cancel the program due to COVID 19. Dr. Preston will decide based on the COVID situation in our community as we approach summer.


To apply for the internship, you must fill out and return the required forms that can be downloaded here. The forms include an application, information, and a confidentiality agreement. These forms can be downloaded here. Applicant must also include a recent unofficial copy of their school transcript, two letters of recommendation, and a short narrative that explains why you are interested in our program and how you think you will benefit from being in it.


Each application is looked at on a case-by-case basis and applying does not guarantee admittance into the program. Once your application has been reviewed, we will respond to you with an email regarding our decision.


The deadline for applications is June 12, 2022 and will be processed on a first come, first serve basis. Any applications received after this date will not be considered for this year’s internship program.


Should you have any question regarding the program, please email them to