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Education and Training Opportunities with the Coroner's Office

For employment with the Coroner's office, please search and apply for open positions through the City of Indianapolis-Marion County Website.

INTERNSHIPS: If you are a current student (College/Trade School only) and wish to be considered for seasonal/internship positions with the office, please email your resume AND a 500 word informational answering the following question: What are your educational and career goals for the next 5 years and how will your experience at the Marion County Coroner's office make a difference in your education and or career.

FORENSIC PATHOLOGY FELLOWSHIP: The Marion County Coroner's office offers one ACGME-accredited Forensic Pathology Fellowship in partnership with Indiana University School of Medicine's Pathology Department. The training program fulfills the eligibility requirements for board certification. Fellows participate in the functioning of a busy Coroner's office, which serves the metropolitan Indianapolis and surrounding counties. Fellows perform approximately 250 autopsies, as well as external examinations, participate in death scene investigations, handle questions from family members and police officers, and testify in court. Please email Dr. Joye Carter -, Chief Forensic Pathologist for more information.

COMMUNITY EDUCATION: One of the goals of the Marion County Coroner's office is the provision of educational opportunities for the community. A key goal of community education is youth education. Deputy Coroners conduct a Community Education Outreach Drug and Alcohol Awareness Program upon request for local schools and community groups. Continuing education is required to develop social aspects and cultural competancies related to death. Education is provided to schools and community organizations about violence and crime prevention, along with useful information related to the careers of Coroners in the real world. Informative, interesting and thought provoking educational programs are presented.

Any groups interested in such programs should get in touch with the Marion County Coroner's Office.