CJ 440 Internship in Crim Just
S1H 2009 BUX
Rivers, Thomasine C.
Adjunct Professor of Criminal Justice
Meredith College B.A.Campbell University J.D.
1905 Duke Street Beaufort SC
By appointment only
This is the preferred email.
January 12, 2009--March 8, 2009
Permission of Department Chair. Students must have contact several times during the semester with the instructor at pre-arranged times.
No text is required. This professor may has libraries of books about careers in criminal justice which may be borrowed. This Professors has experiences in many aspects of criminal justice and can provide direction to students.
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
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This professor wants students to have a meaningful and memorable practical experience, which supplements classroom learning experiences. This professor expects students to keep a journal of their work activities and to analyze the experiences in the context of classroom learning. Hopefully, internships will lead students further into the areas explored or at least be a worthwhile experience in a complementary career path.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
1. Work with the Beaufort County Public Defender's Office for the required internship hours.
2. Complete the attached Document A in which the student and the supervisor in the selected agency agree to the duties by both signing.
3. Keep a journal of the internship. Include in the journal thoughts about the activities participated in. This journal should be attached to their final paper.
4. Maintain weekly contact with the professor weekly during the semester so that he/she can count you present. This contact may be telephonic, electronic, or in person.
5. Meet with classmates twice during the semester – at the beginning and then at the end of the Semester or respond to directions of the professor.
6. At the end of the internship, give the professor a paper of 6 pages explaining how the student applied the knowledge, skills, and principles presented in classroom setting, and feelings about the experiences. Attach the journal to the final paper.
7. Complete 135 hours of work for three hours of credit and 270 hours for six hours of credit.
8. Make certain the supervisor sends a confidential report to the professor about student performance in the internship.
Grading: Complete required number of hours and receive a positive letter from the supervisor 50%
· Have discussions with classmates and/or professor 10%
Late Submission of Course Materials:
Failure to report during scheduled times will be counted as absences and will result in the lowering of a grade. Late journals or final papers will result in an incomplete. All materials, including letters from the internship supervisor, must be submitted to your professor by the last Wednesday of classes.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Be present and participate with the few required meetings with classmates and professors.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Will meet as needed to effectuate the course requirements.
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Last Updated:1/5/2009 1:10:15 PM