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2019-2020 Course Catalog 
2019-2020 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CJS 2014 - Intelligence and Crime Analysis Internship

Credits: 1-6
Hours/Week: Lecture None Lab None
Course Description: The internship experience provides an opportunity for students to work with intelligence and crime analyst professionals in the field and apply what they learned throughout the certificate program to the real world. Students may intern with their current employer if course objectives are met. Students may also work as interns or volunteers for organizations they wish to explore.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): CJS 2012  and instructor consent.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
With initial input from the instructor, the student will:

  1. obtain a position relevant to job skills and instructional program.
  2. negotiate and document a program-related work agreement with the worksite supervisor
  3. write an accurate job description to outline the terms of the work to be performed under the internship agreement
  4. perform assigned tasks to company standards (outlined during intern’s orientation)
  5. identify an employer’s corporate vision, mission, goals, and business strategies
  6. describe his or her contributions to achieving them (in writing prior to the summative interview).
  7. analyze an employer’s ongoing intelligence and crime analysis activities
  8. compare or contrast the organization’s analytical activities to his or her college coursework
  9. verify hours worked (50 hours/credit)
  10. submit required performance evaluation documents signed by the worksite supervisor
  11. submit a written journal of work experiences
  12. submit assigned topical research and/or reaction papers
  13. deliver a PowerPoint presentation to instructor and/or class
  14. participate in a summative interview with Criminal Justice instructor

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. describe the scope of their internship positions, assigned tasks, and responsibilities.
  2. perform tasks/work to employer-defined standards.
  3. describe the employing organization’s vision, mission, and goal statements.
  4. explain how vision, mission, and goals are reflected in the organization’s strategies.
  5. describe the employing organization’s culture and working climate
  6. reflect on their own personal contributions to the internship organization’s strategic activities.
  7. compare or contrast the organization’s actual analytical activities to classroom theory.

Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)

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