Criminal Justice (CJ) students currently enrolled in an internship participate in a monthly seminar held by Dr. David Weiss, this in addition to the field experience they gain. During the seminar, students share their experiences and develop a heightened awareness of their roles in the organizations in which they are functioning.
Internship is the structured academic experience that allows Criminal Justice students who have successfully met eligibility criteria to integrate and apply the skills and theory of the discipline in a field-based setting. Such an experience helps the student develop an understanding of the effects of administrative practices and governing policies on the ability to carry out the responsibilities of their field placement. Students participate under the supervision of qualified professionals in criminal justice organizations. In addition to the field experience, Students must meet Internship eligibility requirement as determined by the Department of Behavioral Sciences.