Criminal Justice Internships: Theory Into Practice / Edition 7

Criminal Justice Internships: Theory Into Practice / Edition 7

by Gary R. Gordon, R. Bruce McBride
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1437735029

ISBN-13: 9781437735024

Pub. Date: 10/24/2011

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Criminal Justice Internships: Theory Into Practice guides the student, instructor, and internship site supervisor through the entire internship process, offering advice and information for use at the internship site as well as pre-planning and assessment activities. With more and more students engaging in internships as a means of enhancing their credentials,

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Criminal Justice Internships: Theory Into Practice guides the student, instructor, and internship site supervisor through the entire internship process, offering advice and information for use at the internship site as well as pre-planning and assessment activities. With more and more students engaging in internships as a means of enhancing their credentials, the internship has become a defining educational moment. Students learn basics such as choosing an internship site at either a public agency or a private firm, résumé writing techniques, effective use of social networks, interviewing skills, and the importance of setting and developing goals and assessing progress. It also serves as a reference tool for professors and supervisory personnel who assist and supervise the student during the experience.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781437735024
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/24/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
216
Sales rank:
908,176
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

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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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