Criminal Justice Internships: Theory Into Practice (Paperback)R. Bruce McBride (author)
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Criminal Justice Internships: Theory into Practice, 9th Edition, 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 for pre-planning and assessment activities. With more and more programs offering or requiring internships as a graduation requirement, McBride offers students a means of enhancing their credentials and gaining a foothold in a competitive job market.
Students learn basics such as choosing an internship site at either a public agency or a private firm, resume writing techniques, effective use of social networks, interviewing skills, and the importance of setting and developing goals and assessing progress. The book also serves as a reference tool for professors and supervisory personnel who assist and supervise students during their internships. Divided into four sections-Pre-internship Considerations, Professional Concerns, Role of the Organization, and Assessment and Career Planning-this book offers resources to enrich the experience of the student and lay the foundation for future professional success. Suitable for all Criminal Justice, Justice Studies, and Pre-law undergraduate programs, Criminal Justice Internships is useful as well in Social Sciences programs with a service-learning component.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 228
Weight: 431 g
Dimensions: 235 x 187 mm
Edition: 9th New edition
Criminal Justice Internships: Theory into Practice is a welcome addition to our Learner Researchers' repertoire as they begin their exploration into internship opportunities. In his latest edition, Bruce McBride has done a fabulous job providing insight into this daunting and often intimidating world of social and criminal justice, as practitioner and internship host. --Director Lonnie C. Croal, MA, CEC, CACE, School of Justice & Public Safety Professional Programs, Columbia College - Calgary
Criminal Justice Internships: Theory into Practice is noteworthy for its comprehensive coverage of all aspects of academic internships with a focus on the unique issues of experiential education in criminal justice. Dr. McBride addresses a wide range of important topics pertaining to the internship process, including timely concerns not commonly discussed in comparable texts, such as social media and networking, political, economic and legal factors and ethical concerns. The book serves as a relevant and useful text for courses dealing with careers in criminal justice.-Jay S. Berman, Ph.D., Department of Criminal Justice, New Jersey City University
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