Jun 16, 2021  
Fitchburg State University 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CJ 4970 - Internship in Criminal Justice


6 cr. Day course offered every Semester.

Internship is the structured academic experience that allows senior CJ students who have successfully met eligibility criteria, to integrate and apply the skills and theory of the discipline in a field-based setting. Such an experience helps the student develop an understanding of the effects of administrative practices and governing policies on the ability to carry out the responsibilities of their field placement. Students participate in Internship the supervision of qualified professionals in CJ organizations. In addition to the field experience, students participate in a weekly seminar held by the university’s supervising professor. Here, students share their experiences and develop a heightened awareness of their roles in the organizations in which they are functioning. Students must have completed their prerequisites at least one semester before taking Internship and must pre-register with the Field Placement office in the beginning of the semester prior to the semester before they plan to enter an agency, (for example, students planning a fall placement must have completed their prerequisites by the end of the previous fall semester and pre-register with the Instructor early in the previous spring.) Students must meet CJ Internship eligibility requirement as determined by the Department of Behavioral Sciences.



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