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

Guidelines for Supervising Agencies Fall and Spring

Student Agency Agreement form – Fall and Spring

Guidelines for Supervising Agencies Summer

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Spring 2021

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

For those interested in our Spring 2021 internship process, we will be holding an orientation on Friday, September 11 from 9am to 10am in Canvas.

2021 Spring Internship Placement Timeline

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

Student_and_Agency_Agreement 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 2021

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

We will begin our summer 2021 internship process with an orientation on Friday, December 4 from 9am to 10am in Canvas.

2021 Summer Internship Placement Timeline

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

Student_and_Agency_Agreement 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.

 

Fall 2020

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

Student Agency Agreement form – Fall and Spring

 

Information for Agency Partners