Chief Medical Examiner
Mario A Rascon, MD, MHCM.
Chief of Operations
4505 Alberta Avenue
El Paso, Texas 79905
Phone (915) 532-1447
Fax: (915) 532-6630
Internships at OME
Notice: Internship program has been suspended until further notice due to the Covid-19 pandemic
The El Paso County is proud to offer an unpaid internship that allows proper exposure to different aspects of forensic pathology and medicolegal death investigation, as well as opportunities for academic development. Applicants must be at least in their third year in college and contact our Chief of Operations (Irene Santiago: firstname.lastname@example.org) with 1) a letter of intent, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) copy of highest level of education degree or unofficial transcripts 4) copy of the DD-214 form, (if prior military) 5) three professional references (no letters of recommendation) and 6) area of interest (select one, morgue or investigations). This office does not have internships for anthropology, odontology or forensic laboratory.
Deadline for applications are as follows:
Spring internships-November 30th
Summer internships-April 30th
Fall internships-July 31st
The space is very limited and applications are considered on a first-come-first-served basis.
Only two internships area available each semester (2-Investigations 2-Morgue)
To be considered for the internship position, applicants must: