Both undergraduate and graduate students have the option to work as an intern for course credit. It is not uncommon for an internship to yield a job offer, and there is always a wide selection of local organizations seeking interns.
From national societies to departmental groups, students can engage with their peers in the department through multiple organizations that conduct community service, monthly meetings, and activities.
Students can take the opportunity to engage in research with faculty, who have expertise in various areas within the field and are actively working with a variety of criminal justice agencies.
Adolescent Mentoring Program
In collaboration with the Pair Education Center, students can serve as mentors to adolescents at risk for school failure and involvement in the criminal justice system, making a positive impact in their community.
A background in criminology and criminal justice can prepare you for multiple different career paths, and we try to keep tabs on new positions in academic and practitioner fields. Take a look at the openings we have identified.