Mar 05, 2024  
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CRJ 295 - Criminal Justice Internship

Supervised career-related experience that complements academic preparation in the criminal justice field.  Students will work under the supervision of a CJES faculty member and a site supervisor.  A total of 120 - 150 hours required.

Prerequisite- Corequisite
Prerequisite:  24 credit hours successfully completed, departmental approval, good academic standing with 2.5 GPA, and acceptance by a local criminal justice agency/organization

Credits: 3
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate working competencies to the satisfaction of their field supervisor in a professional, thorough, and timely manner.
  2. Prepare a daily time and activity log that fully and accurately documents details of the student’s internship.  The student’s assigned CJES faculty mentor will check this log regularly throughout the internship and at its conclusion.
  3. Using the daily time and activity log, write and submit a “reflection paper” that satisfactorily articulates what the student learned during the internship.
  4. In consultation with the CJES faculty mentor, compose thank you letters to the student’s internship site supervisor and agency/organization head that detail some of the student’s learning from the experience.