Friday, October 5, 2012

College Offers Internship in Criminal Justice Agencies

Dr. Jim Dozier in his office among mementos of his past careers.

The College of Criminal Justice at Sam Houston State University offers more than 200 internships in local, state and federal agencies in law enforcement, corrections, forensic science and victim services as well as the private security industry.

Unlike many other Colleges, the internship offers full-time work experience for a semester in a future career field and provides up to nine credit hours of writing enhanced courses toward a degree. The internship, reserved for criminal justice majors, is taken in the senior year and has led to jobs for about one-quarter to one-third of the students that participate. Another one-third report making good networking contacts for future employment. . . .read more

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