Jumpstarting Your Career: An Internship Guide for Criminal Justice / Edition 2

Jumpstarting Your Career: An Internship Guide for Criminal Justice / Edition 2

by Dorothy L. Taylor Emeritus
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0131175777

ISBN-13: 9780131175778

Pub. Date: 01/15/2004

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This guide for readers provides information about obtaining valuable internships and making the successful transition to employment. It focuses on the many issues involved in the total internship experience. The author's personal experience as an intern and as a coordinator for internship placements makes this book topical and important. Only the

Overview

This guide for readers provides information about obtaining valuable internships and making the successful transition to employment. It focuses on the many issues involved in the total internship experience. The author's personal experience as an intern and as a coordinator for internship placements makes this book topical and important. Only the best information available from psychology, social work, and other disciplines was used to cover the following topics: goals and objectives, the field-placement process, agency concerns, the intern's role, supervision, values and ethical standards, evaluation, and future careers. An excellent resource for those seeking employment in the criminal justice field, as well as supervisors and field placement supervisors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131175778
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/15/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

I. THE CONCEPT OF INTERNSHIPS.

1. Defining Internships.

2. Goals and Instructional Objectives.

3. Field Placement Process.

4. Pragmatic Agency Concerns, Agency Goals and Social System Affiliations.

II. FIELD PLACEMENT CONSIDERATIONS.

5. The Intern's Role.

6. Supervision.

7. Values and Ethical Standards.

III. EVALUATION AND FUTURE CAREERS.

8. Evaluation of Field Education Experience.

9. Future Careers.

References.

Index.

Resource Guide.

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