Criminal Justice, Anthropology, and Forensic Studies
Challenging and exciting internships provide real-world experience for criminal justice majors at Edinboro University. They also allow you to network with professionals in the field and open doors for future job opportunities.
Hands-on, real-world experience is hard to beat. Edinboro University recognizes that experiential learning is a valuable tool in helping students to make career decisions and in complementing formal classroom learning.
Providing excellent internship opportunities is a priority for the University, and the stories of student success in the workplace have been overwhelming. Edinboro students have interned at ESPN, Philadelphia Museum of Art, MTV Studios, UPMC Health Systems, the Smithsonian Institution, Erie Zoo, WJET-TV, National Park Service, Flagship Niagara, Hermitage House Youth Services, Center for American Archaeology and many more locations.
While some Edinboro University majors require an internship, cooperative education, student teaching or research experience, many students elect to pursue an internship to enhance their educational portfolio. Every major has one or more designated internship directors to assist students with identifying opportunities and coordinating credits.
Students who are interested in internship experiences are encouraged to contact the area-appropriate Criminal Justice Department internship coordinator, or visit the Center for Career Development’s internship webpages for more information.
Students can download the complete internship manual to read about all of the opportunities and requirements of a Criminal Justice internship.
Law enforcement officers and investigators, medical professionals, Disney and Pixar animators and leaders in business, education, criminal justice and many other fields have built the foundations of their success at Edinboro University and so can you.
The EU Center for Career Development assists students at the onset of their professional lives with many outstanding services, including building resume, interviewing and networking skills and offering numerous job fair opportunities annually both on- and off-campus.
Alumni from the Department of Criminal Justice have gone on to succeed in thrilling careers in their field of study. Check out the career achievements of some of the Department’s notable alumni below.
Matt Barley ’05, BA Criminal Justice, is a Special Agent for US Customs and Border Protection.