Criminal Justice Internships: Theory Into Practice / Edition 6

Criminal Justice Internships: Theory Into Practice / Edition 6

by Gary R. Gordon, R. Bruce McBride
     
 

ISBN-10: 1593455070

ISBN-13: 9781593455071

Pub. Date: 11/01/2008

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. Students learn basics such as choosing an internship site at either a public agency or a

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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. Students learn basics such as choosing an internship site at either a public agency or a private firm, résumé writing techniques, 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.


  • 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.

  • Maintains an important focus on ethics in the workplace through all phases of the internship experience.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593455071
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/01/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.50(d)

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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