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CRM 435: Supervised Field Studies in Criminal Justice

Course Overview:

  • Apply your classroom knowledge and gain relevant experience in the field.
  • Develop professional relationships with CJ practitioners and agencies.
  • Set the stage for a successful career in the CJ field.

Course Requirements

  • Complete minimum of 120 unpaid hours working with a CJ or related agency. Hours must be completed while you are enrolled in CRM 435.
  • Attend mandatory classes and complete all assigned coursework.
  • Earn 3 credits upon satisfactory completion of course requirements.

Course Prerequisites*

  • A major in Criminology with a C- or better in CRM 322
  • A minimum of 86 earned credits by the time of placement and good academic standing (GPA > 2.0)

* Students who do not meet the prerequisites must seek special permission from the Field Studies Director. Exceptions are rarely granted and only in cases of extenuating circumstances.


Internship Opportunities

Sample list of Criminal Justice Internship Sites

This is a sample list – it does not include all placements and/or agencies that accept interns. Agencies on this list are not guaranteed to have internship opportunities. For specific contact information and further instructions for any agency, please see the Internship Director. Placement opportunities not on this list must be approved by an Internship Director. Student evaluations of previous internship experiences are available in RVAC 208. 


State Agencies


Offender Services


Victim Services


Local Law Enforcement

More than 20 different police departments have hosted interns. Please see the Internship Director for a more complete list.


Federal Law Enforcement



Internship Contact:

Dr. Eugena Givens
Director of Field Studies 
(860) 832-3180
Vance Academic Center - Room 409