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CJS 275 - Criminal Justice Internship

3 credit hours - One hour of seminar, eight hours of work weekly; one term.
Provides advanced students with practical experience in their field. Various police departments, security organizations, correctional institutions, courts and legal agencies cooperate with the college in providing field experience for students in law enforcement, forensics, juvenile justice and federal law enforcement. Prerequisite: Permission of institute director, 2.5 GPA and acceptance by assigned intern agency. The institute director may grant permission when a student has less than a 2.5 GPA. Otherwise, an internship placement cannot be obtained. Note: Enrollment in internship courses requires that students hold an appropriate internship placement in order to receive course credit. Please consult with the Coordinator for Internships prior to registering unless otherwise specified by the department chair or director. Many law enforcement agencies require students to successfully complete a background check. Those wishing to secure internships with law enforcement and homeland security agencies should contact the Homeland Security and Criminal Justice Institute’s internship coordinator 90 days prior to start of course. Otherwise internships at certain agencies may not be obtainable.