One of the distinguishing features of the criminal justice program at Eastern is the opportunity for students to gain practical, hands-on experience in a wide variety of criminal justice settings all around the Greater Philadelphia region. The internship experience prepares graduates who are able to work sensitively and effectively in multiple contexts. The Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice touts strong connections with the regional criminal justice systems.
Students in programs such as this have engaged in internship experiences such as
- local law enforcement department
- victim advocacy agencies
- probation departments
- juvenile justice agencies
- state and federal law enforcement
- and community-based correctional agencies