Field Experiences, Internships, Student Projects

Placing students in the field with criminal justice agencies and law-related programs is an important part of the Baker University approach to learning. The Criminal Justice student in Sociology can look forward to a number of options designed to provide "real world" expereinces to conicide with classroom learning.

 

The Law & Justice Practicum each Interterm

Each Interterm, students interested in careers in law, criminal justice, juvenile justice, or related areas, are placed in local agencies in order to get a first-hand look at work in the field. During Interterm 2003 students worked on criminal justice and law-related topics in a number of agencies. And in past years, students have worked in a variety of program such as::

 

Other students earned credit in Career Involvement through the Baker Career Development Center:

 

Examples of Internships !

Jason Hodges was an intern with the U.S. Federal Marhal's Office in Topeka, Kansas

Michael Keebaugh studied prosecutorial decision making as part of his work in the Douglas County District Attorney's Office.

Lamar Delt worked at the Wyandottee County Detention Center.

Torrey Meade worked with the Johnson County Department of Corrections, and will continue through the fall.

Robyn Long volunteered with Headquarters, a crisis intervention program in Lawrence, KS. Robyn is a double major - Psychology/Sociology.