Criminal Justice-coas | Field Experience in Criminal Justice
P481 | 1495 | Selke
The internship program provides an opportunity for students to gain
practical experience working in a criminal justice or related social service
agency. Examples of the internship agencies include the Monroe County
Probation Department, the Monroe County Prosecutor's Office, the Bloomington
Youth Shelter, Middleway House and the Public Defender's Office.
Readings: Agency Materials
Prerequisites: Junior or Senior class standing and have completed the core
requirements of the Criminal Justice major.
Requirements: In order to be considered for an internship, students should
pick up an application in Sycamore Hall 303 and return it completed to
Professor William Selke. Students enrolled in internships for 3 credit
hours are expected to work 10 hours per week while students enrolled in
internships for 6 credit hours and expected to work 20 hours per week.
Agencies are willing to arrange your work schedule so that you will not have
conflicts with other classes. Internships which carry 6 credit hours are
limited to out-of-town sites. In addition to the weekly work hours, interns
enrolled in 3 credit hours must write a 10 page paper at the conclusion of
their internship which analyzes the practicum experience. Interns enrolled
in 6 credit hours must write a 20 page paper. Guidelines for the internship
paper are provided.
Class Meeting: Arranged
PLEASE NOTE: It will not be possible to register for P481 during
Continuing Student Registration as internships cannot be arranged this far
in advance. After arrangements have been made, you may add the course via
Continuing Schedule Adjustment but you must do so before leaving campus at
the end of this semester.
Instructor: Professor William Selke, Criminal Justice Department