Criminal Justice Studies and Sociology-Social Policy majors are required to complete an internship in their respective fields.
Some Sociology majors also choose to complete an internship.
More Internship information can be found by checking the Professional Development Center link.
Here is a sampling of recent student internships:
Site: Wisconsin Department of Justice – Division of Criminal Investigation
When: Summer 2019
Worked under the guidance of Special Agents to assist with:
Quote on experience: “I was able to be a part of something that had a real impact on the state, the DOJ and the families of the victim. Seeing this real impact has inspired me to pursue a career in state or federal law enforcement.”
Site: U.S. Marshal Service Internship
When: June – July 2019
Quote on experience: “My internship experience was more rewarding than I could have ever imagined. I was heavily exposed to the real-life job in this federal agency. It confirmed the career path I’m headed towards.”
Site: Recreational Supervisor at George Junior Republic, a private, residential facility for court-ordered dependent or delinquent boys.
Tasks: Facility provides schooling, varsity sports and other extracurricular activities, opportunities for service in the community and individual and group therapy.
Quote on experience: "All things considered I believe that this internship was truly the best way I could have spent my time this summer. I learned lessons in patience, understanding, and was introduced to a whole new world of the incarcerated youth at George Junior. This internship has helped to broaden my understanding of society in many ways."
Imagine yourself an investigator, detective, police officer, paralegal, counselor, or probation officer.
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