Criminal Justice-COAS | Field Experience in Criminal Justice
P481 | 1445 | William 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
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