Internships provide an excellent opportunity for you to gain experience in your field, to determine if you have an interest in a particular career, and to create a network of contacts.
After satisfactory completion of your internship, the successful graduate will:
- Understand key management concepts and apply these concepts to agencies within the criminal justice system.
- Be versed in computer software, including word processing, databases used within the profession, basic accounting concepts, and graphics presentation for briefings.
- Possess strong written and oral communication skills in order to interface with all levels of management within an organization.
- Demonstrate problem-solving/research ability in a work environment.
- Understand the importance of sophisticated technologies and computer applications within a national and global market.
- Demonstrate appropriate human resource and employment practices and correlate these concepts with learned criminal justice techniques applicable to diversified work environments.
- Demonstrate professional interpersonal and communication skills.
- Examine and relate the areas of law enforcement, corrections, probation and parole, courts, victims, and witnesses
- Develop, organize, and manage various projects concentrating on crime prevention, asset protection, loss avoidance, investigative strategies, offender rehabilitation, and crisis management.
- Demonstrate competence in devising policies and procedures for administrative positions in a criminal justice organization.