9781437735024

Criminal Justice Internships : Theory into Practice

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  • ISBN13:

    9781437735024

  • ISBN10:

    1437735029

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/17/2011
  • Publisher: Elsevier
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Summary

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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