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Criminal Justice Internships

Theory Into Practice

Criminal Justice Internships: Theory Into Practice guides the student, instructor, and internship site supervisor through the entire internship process, offering advice and information for use at the internship site as well as pre-planning and assessment activities. Students learn basics such as choosing an internship site at either a public agency or a private firm, résumé writing techniques, interviewing skills, and the importance of setting and developing goals and assessing progress. It also serves as a reference tool for professors and supervisory personnel who assist and supervise the student during the experience.

Paperback, 216 Pages

Published: October 2011

Imprint: Anderson Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-4377-3502-4

Contents

  • Part I: Pre-Internship Considerations

    1. Introduction to Internships

    2. Preparing for Your Internship in the Age of Transparency

    3. The Placement Process

    Part II: Professional Concerns

    4. Setting Goals and Identifying Educational Objectives

    5. Your Role as an Intern

    6. Being a Participant-Observer

    7. Intern Supervision

    8. Ethics in Practice: Guidelines

    Part III: The Role of the Organization

    9. Organizational Characteristics: Formal and Informal Structures

    10. Political, Economic, and Legal Factors

    11. Organizational Goals and Relationships

    12. Using Information and Technology as Crime-Fighting Tools

    Part IV: Assessment and Career Planning

    13. Assessing Your Experience

    14. Career Planning

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