Section 34-25-25 of the act provides for an internship license
program. The details and procedures of that program will be as follows:
(a) The internship license program will be
opened to those applicants for a polygraph examiner's license who have not
served a six (6) month internship. During the internship period the applicant
will receive an additional training in polygraphy before they will be able to
demonstrate sufficient competency to be issued a regular polygraph examiner's
(b) An application for an
internship license shall be completed with necessary supporting documents by
the applicant, in writing under oath, on forms prescribed and supplied by the
Board. If an application is not completed within the six months following the
Board's notice to the applicant, the application will be void.
(c) No applicant will be issued an internship
license until that applicant has completed the residence phase of a polygraph
school approved by the Board.
At the time the Board issues an internship license, the Board will appoint for
each intern a sponsor who holds a regular Alabama Polygraph Examiner's License,
or is otherwise determined to be qualified by the Board. In no event will a
member of the Board serve as a sponsor for an intern.
(e) It is the responsibility of each intern
to contact his sponsor and to establish a schedule of meetings with his
sponsor. An intern must meet with his sponsor no fewer than five times in each
sixty day reporting period.
is the responsibility and duty of each sponsor of an intern to monitor the
performance of the intern whom the sponsor supervises, to evaluate and critique
the performance of that intern, and to supply any advice and assistance
necessary to aid the intern in satisfying the purpose and goal of the
(g) It is the
responsibility and duty of each sponsor of an intern to submit to the Board at
least every sixty days a report outlining the progress of the intern under
supervision during that period, on a form to be prescribed by the
(h) During the internship
period, the intern must complete such additional courses or programs as
required by the intern's polygraph school and as the Board may
(i) During the internship
period, the intern must complete all other qualification requirements
prescribed by the Polygraph Examiners Act or by the Board.
(j) Pursuant to Code of Ala.
34-25-25(b), for good cause shown, the Board may
renew or extend an internship license for a period not to exceed six
At or near the
completion of the internship period, the intern will be required to comply with
the requirements of Rule 740-X-3-.05