AJS 290 - Administration of Justice Studies Internship
3 Credits, 9 Contact Hours
0 lecture periods 9 lab periods
Supervised internship in a governmental, private or non-profit justice-related organization. Includes placement with law offices, courts, law enforcement agencies, investigative agencies, or corrections agencies (to include probation and reentry) and with organizations responsible for criminal rehabilitation, crime prevention, victim services, or crime policy.
Prerequisite(s): WRT 101 , AJS 101 , AJS 109 , AJS 124
Information: Completion of 12 credit hours of Administration of Justice Studies courses are required before enrolling in this course. May take this course one time during last year of full-time study in the Administration of Justice Studies (AJS) program. Application and acceptance to program is required.
Course Learning Outcomes
- Apply ethical judgement and knowledge of criminal justice system and social policies through active participation in real world case experiences.
- Demonstrate team collaboration during assigned case activities.
- Apply methods of oral and written communication to effectively convey well reasoned/supported arguments and justice concepts.
- Demonstrate problem solving skills when performing assigned responsibilities consistent with laws, rules, and procedures.
- Analyze real world case experiences and relate learned concepts with experiences.
- Complete the Required Number of Hours at an Approved Work Site Under the Supervision of a Professional with Field and Supervisory Experience
- Demonstrate Professionalism
- Bridge the gap from student to professional
- Dress and behave professionally and appropriately for the setting
- Behave ethically
- Participate in Activities that Permit the use of AJS Program-Specific Knowledge and Skills
- Engage in research
- Review and analyze facts and records
- Attend (and assist in) normal organizational activities and proceedings
- Prepare documents in accordance with the organization’s standards
- Contribute to solving problems and addressing issues
- Follow procedures and rules of law
- Document Internship Experience. Including:
- Organization description to include vision, mission and/or goals; organizational chart and student’s place within the organization; supervisor(s) and work locations
- Student’s job description
- Student’s achievements indicating own initiative (where applicable), brief description of the problems/issues/activities in which student is engaged; and student’s contribution to the success or completion of each
- Student’s assessment of own personal and professional growth resulting from the experience
Full Academic Year 2018/19
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