Internships

Internships through Criminal Justice/Legal Studies Programs

Internship Process

Criminal Justice Certificate students complete a field internship anchored by an academic course. Students completing a Legal Studies major are welcome to participate as well.

Criminal Justice and Legal Studies Field Observation Handbook

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Spring 2020

For students completing the Spring 2020 CJCP/LS Internship (LS/Soc 694: Field Observation in Criminal Justice and Legal Studies)

2020 Spring Internship Placement Timeline

2020 Spring Intern Agency Website Listing

Agency Choices and Background Questions Survey

Link to Letters & Sciences SuccessWorks (for help with resumes, cover letters, interviews)

Student_and_Agency_Agreement Fall and Spring

Guidelines for Supervising Agencies Fall and Spring

Spring semester Legal Studies/Sociology 694 is limited to students enrolled as second semester juniors or seniors. Students should have completed Group 1 by the beginning of semester in which a student wishes to enroll in the internship course. In addition, CJCP students must have completed or in progress, Groups 2, 3, & 5.

Summer 2020

For students completing the Summer 2020 CJCP/LS Internship (LS/Soc 694/SW663 Field Observation in Criminal Justice and Legal Studies)

2020 Summer Internship Placement Timeline

Agency Choices and Background Questions Survey

2020 Summer CJ-LS Agency Website Listing

Link to Letters & Sciences SuccessWorks (for help with resumes, cover letters, interviews)

Student_and_Agency_Agreement Summer

Guidelines for Supervising Agencies Summer

Eligibility for summer Legal Studies/Sociology 694 & Social Work 663 includes

Declared Criminal Justice Certificate or Legal Studies

Degree Credits and Prerequisite Courses:

  • Criminal Justice placements:
      • Completion of Legal Studies/Sociology 131 Criminal Justice in America
      • Completion of or concurrent enrollment in upper level Criminal Justice related course (group 2 or 3)
      • Completion of or concurrent enrollment in Group 5 approved course
      • 72 credits by the beginning of the internship semester
  • Legal Studies placements:
      • Completion of Legal Studies/Sociology 131 Criminal Justice in America or Legal Studies/Political Science 217 Law, Politics and Society
      • Completion of or concurrent enrollment in upper level Legal Studies related course (Theme groups 1-5 or Core Perspectives)
      • 72 credits by the beginning of the internship semester
      • Students considering direct client based internships should have senior standing, 86 credits.

Summer 2020 Notes:

Students begin internships: May 11 to June 8, 2020. The 300 hour requirement should be met by August 7.

Summer Course: You will attend two full day seminars from 9am to 4pm. You will be assigned to either the Tuesday group or the Wednesday group. There is also a distance option for students who are out of the area.

Tuesday seminars will be June 30 and July 28, 2020.

Wednesday seminars will be July 1 and July 29, 2020.

Fall 2019