2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin

CJBS 377 Internships for Criminal Justice, Law and Policing

3 hours 

Internships provide students with an excellent opportunity to gain academic credit and hands-on work experience. Drawing from concepts, theories, and methods of Criminal Justice, Law and Police Studies students have learned in the classroom, internships give students a chance to participate and observe a workplace setting where they can gain invaluable knowledge, skills and experiences while exploring future career options, building one's resume, developing networks, and meeting prospective employers. This course has two components that must be fulfilled - successful completion of at least 96 hours at a placement site and completion of the academic portion of the course which includes 15 hours of class time. Interns will have a variety reading and writing assignments for the academic portion of the course. Students wishing to obtain an internship must contact the Center for Career and Professional Development. For students interested in corrections internships, see COR 310 Fieldwork in Corrections.




ENG 201; and CJBS 101 or CRJ 101 or ICJ 101 or PSC 101; and sophomore standing or above


Students must have the permission of the Center for Career and Professional Development to register for this course.