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General Internship Information

Earn 3 to 12 credits working in various criminal justice agencies nationwide.

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Internship Programs

The School of Criminology and Criminal Justice partners with community businesses and criminal justice organizations to provide undergraduate and graduate internships. Our internship coordinator is available to assist students in locating internships in their area of interest, as well as act as a liaison between the student and the internship provider once the internship has begun. 
Students can earn college credit, gain professional work experience and network with professionals in their field. Internships are offered during the fall, spring and summer semesters.

 

Visit Career Services' website to get tips for your resume, the interviewing process, and much more!

 

Internship Eligibility

 Student must meet the following requirements:

  • Criminal Justice and Criminology major
  • Junior, Senior or Graduate status
  • 2.75 cumulative GPA
    *Students who do not meet the GPA requirement will be considered on a case by case basis
  • Completion of 3 of the following CRJ core classes: CRJ 100, CRJ 302, CRJ 303, CRJ 305, CRJ 306, and CRJ 308.
 

Internship Deadline and Application

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    • Summer semester: April 1
    • Fall semester: June 1
    • Spring semester: December 1
       *Students who apply after the deadline will be considered on a case by case basis.

 

Internship Partner Agencies

Students have the opportunity to intern at one of more than 200 criminal justice related agencies including law enforcement, courts, corrections, corporate and non-profit.

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Application Process

    • Meet with an advisor to determine the number of internship credit hours you can enroll in and apply to your academic curriculum requirements. Review the eligibility criteria to ensure you qualify.
    • Meet with Career Services to create resume, cover letter, and agency internship interests. This is required.
    • Review the Internship Community Partner list.  Identify the top three agencies.  You are responsible to apply to and secure your own internship.
    • Submit resume and cover letter to the agencies of your choice. Complete agency interview process.
    • Submit the completed internship application, resume, and cover letter to internship coordinator, Robbin Brooks. You do not need to have your internship secured to send in your completed internship application, resume, and cover letter.
    • Confirm with Robbin Brooks when accepted by the agency.
    • You will be notified by email of your application status.
    • Register for the course: CRJ 484 for Undergraduate students, CRJ 584 for Graduate students. Please note: A maximum of 6 credits will apply toward Undergraduate major or Graduate Program of study. 

    Credit and Contact Hours

    Schedules are negotiated between the agency and the intern.

    Course Credit Hours Hours/Week at Agency Total Hours Worked
    12
    36
    540
    11
    33
    495
    10
    30
    450
    9
    27
    405
    8
    24
    360
    7
    21
    315
    6
    18
    270
    5
    15
    225
    4
    12
    180
    3
    9
    135

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    Grading the Internship Experience

    CRJ 484 and CRJ 584 operate on a pass/fail grading system.To pass the course, students must satisfactorily submit all required components on time and complete the required number of internship hours by the end of semester processing. 

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    *If you have completed the above steps and have a question Contact: 

    Donovan Lee, Internship Advisor School of Criminology and Criminal Justice

    College of Public Service and Community Solutions
    Arizona State University, Downtown Phoenix Campus
    411 N. Central Avenue, Suite 600
    Phoenix, AZ 85004-0685
    phone:  602.496.2356  fax:   602.496.2366 

     

    Email:  Donovan.Lee@asu.edu

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