Criminal Justice-COLL | Field Experience in Criminal Justice
P481 | 6653 | Head


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:	To be eligible a student must be a junior or senior,
be in good standing with the university, and have completed the core
requirements for the Criminal Justice major.

Requirements:	In order to be considered for an internship,
students
should pick up an application from the criminal justice advisor
(call 812-855-9325 for appointment) and return it
completed to Professor Bill Head.  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 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

Authorization required

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 Head, Criminal Justice Depart