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NOTE: Criminology internships are open only to Criminology majors.

CRIM 180 (Internship) General Requirements

1. Completion of the Criminology Student Online Advising is mandatory in order to register in the Internship courses.The online advising can be accessed by logging into Blackboard.

2. Mandatory student attendance at a "pre-orientation" meeting within one year prior to enrolling in a department internship section. This is a great opportunity to take notes and have any questions answered about the Criminology Internship course. See dates below.

 Pre-Internship Orientation dates:

Fall 2018

Date Time Location
Wednesday, 10.24.18 5:00-7:00 pm AGM 102
Thursday, 10.25.18 5:00-7:00 pm AGM 102
Monday, 10.29.18 5:00-7:00 pm AGM 102
Tuesday, 10.30.18 5:00-7:00 pm AGM 102


Spring 2019

Date Time Location
Wednesday, 4.3.19 5:00-7:00 pm TBD
Thursday, 4.4.19 5:00-7:00 pm TBD
Monday, 4.8.19 5:00-7:00 pm TBD
Tuesday, 4.9.19 5:00-7:00 pm TBD

The following courses are pre-requisite courses for the internship classes:

CRIM 1, CRIM 2, CRIM 20, CRIM 112

All courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

CRIM 112 may be taken concurrently in the same semester as the internship course.

Meeting Topics

1: Placement and Discussion of Job Descriptions and Applications

2: Applications and Behavioral Expectations

3: Oral Boards

4: Background Investigations

5: Psychological Testing

6: Final class meeting-all required material must be turned in 

You will have the opportunity to sign up for specific agencies during the first scheduled internship meeting, (footnoted in the Schedule of Courses) unless you have already been accepted by an agency on your own efforts. If you find an internship on your own, all internship forms must be completed.

CRIM 180 SAMPLE FORMS (DO NOT USE) forms will be provided through Blackboard once you are enrolled in the course.

  • Student Internship Placement Policy and Procedures (PDF)
  • Form D: Intern Midterm Evaluation Questionnaire (PDF)
  • Form E: Intern Final Evaluation Questionnaire (PDF)
  • Weekly Log (PDF)
  • Journal (PDF)
  • Student Release Liability and Emergency Contact (PDF)
  • Internship Learning Plan Agreement (PDF)
  • Placement (1st meeting) information sheet (PDF)
  • Self-Placement information sheet (PDF)

For professional experience substitution consideration, consult your assigned internship faculty prior to or during the first internship meeting.  Professional Experience Guidelines.


For more information, please contact the Interim Internship Coordinator, Dr. Otto Schweizer.