- Addresses the needs of students, administrators, and criminal justice internship supervisors in one resource.
- Chapters end with practical exercises, such as: preparing for your internship; thinking about your internship placement; planning your internship; your role as an intern; political, economic, and legal factors at your site; assessing your internship.
- Covers online presence concerns to help students succeed in the age of social media, including protecting one's reputation and using LinkedIn effectively.
- Includes sample résumés and cover letters.
- Maintains an important focus on ethics in the workplace through all phases of the internship experience.
- Outstanding suite of ancillaries, including links to internship sites, Ethics-in-Practice Scenarios and Forms and Resources for students, and Instructor's Notes, Sample Syllabi, midterm questions, links to internship sites, and PowerPoint Lecture slides for instructors.
Part II: Professional Concerns 4. Setting Goals and Identifying Educational Objectives 5. Your Role as an Intern 6. Being a Participant-Observer 7. Intern Supervision 8. Ethics in Practice: Guidelines
Part III: The Role of the Organization 9. Organizational Characteristics: Formal and Informal Structures 10. Political, Economic, and Legal Factors 11. Organizational Goals and Relationships 12. Using Information and Technology as Crime-Fighting Tools
Part IV: Assessment and Career Planning 13. Assessing Your Experience 14. Career Planning
R. Bruce McBride is Commissioner of University Police for the State University of New York. He is retired from his position as professor at Utica College, where he served as Executive Director of the Economic Crime and Justice Studies Division and Director of the Economic Crime Management program. At Utica, he coordinated the criminal justice internship program, which allowed for semester-based study placements in the United States and overseas. Dr. McBride holds bachelor and master's degrees from the State University of New York at Oswego and master's and doctoral degrees from the University at Albany. He is immediate past-president of the Criminal Justice Educators Association of New York State.