| Field Experience in Criminal Justice
P481 | 1424 | 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
Readings: Agency Materials
Prerequisites: Junior or Senior class standing and have
completed the core requirements of the Criminal Justice
Requirements: In order to be considered for an internship,
students should pick up an application in Sycamore Hall 302
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 Bill Selke, Criminal Justice Department