Course Information

Criminal Justice Internship (CJ 450)

Term: 2023-2024 - FALL


This course provides a practical experience for students to explore career opportunities in the field of criminal justice. Public and private agencies in or closely related to the criminal justice system are ideal locations for internship placements. Working relationships with several sites have been developed, though the student is encouraged to develop his/her own site in sonsultation with the CJ faculty. Career development, the integration of classroom study with hands-on practical experience, and/or exposure to the offenders, victims, and at-risk populations are the primary objectives. Signed receipt of "Guidelines for Criminal Justice Internships," approval of the department chair, valuation by the participating agency, and a written report by the student are required. Prerequisites: Junior standing.