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Criminal Justice Internships: Theory into Practice

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Designed as an introduction to internships and as a guidance manual for use at the internship site. Students will learn basics such as choosing an internship site, résumé writing techniques, interviewing skills, and the importance of setting and developing goals and assessing progress.

  • Chapters end with practical exercises, such as: preparing for your internship; thinking about your internship placement; planning your internship; your role as an intern; thinking about your ...
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Overview

Designed as an introduction to internships and as a guidance manual for use at the internship site. Students will learn basics such as choosing an internship site, résumé writing techniques, interviewing skills, and the importance of setting and developing goals and assessing progress.

  • Chapters end with practical exercises, such as: preparing for your internship; thinking about your internship placement; planning your internship; your role as an intern; thinking about your internship; political, economic and legal factors at your site; assessing your internship.
  • Includes sample resumes, cover letters and more.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780870843259
  • Publisher: Anderson Publishing Company OH
  • Publication date: 3/1/1984
  • Series: Criminal Justice Studies
  • Pages: 92

Table of 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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