Process of Internship for Criminal Justice Majors

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.

The Center for Career Development is another resource to learn more about internship opportunities at Eastern.

A Small Sampling of organizations for Criminal Justice Majors

  • local law enforcement department
  • victim advocacy agencies
  • probation departments
  • juvenile justice agencies
  • state and federal law enforcement
  • community-based correctional agencies
  • and many more....

Internships Through the Center for Career Development

The Center for Career Development engages Eastern University undergraduate, graduate and alumni students in exploring their God-given talents, developing career knowledge, understanding internship and job search process, and empowering them to set and achieve future professional goals.

The Center offers a variety of resources for undergraduate and graduate students, alumni and employers in the Eastern network. The goal is to help the students and alumni who participate in our multi-faceted programs to identify one or more potential career paths, or next steps, that are well suited to them professionally, personally and spiritually. We assist individuals to deepen their understanding of their personalities, skills, interests, values, practical needs, and goals, as well as how these important considerations might factor into career decisions.  The delivery method is both group and individual in nature, at no cost to the current student.

Some of the services include:

  • Individual Counseling
  • Free access to EU's online job board
  • Resumes and Cover Letter Review
  • Career Events & Networking Opportunities
  • Job and Internship Search Strategy
  • Social Media/Online Branding

Learn more about internship opportunities through the Center for Career Development