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Internship In Criminal Justice

(3 cr.) - Session(s): Fall, Spring, Summer | Course Every Year

This course is only available for students who have had no work experience in Criminal Justice. An internship/practicum is a “field apprentice” course during which students work under supervision in a criminal justice, private security or other related agency or department in an agency. Written daily logs of activities and a written report of internship experiences is required.   Specifically, the course will focus on workplace interactions, performance evaluations, worker accountability, the use of discretion in criminal justice settings, and the process of reform in criminal justice organizations.

Students completing this course will be able to:

  • Reflect on the practice of criminal justice based on first-hand experience in a criminal justice agency.
  • Connect practical challenges in the operation of criminal justice agencies with the tools and perspectives derived from coursework in the MA program.

Contact Information
141 Johnson Hall
(919) 760-8593