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"Will I get a job after I graduate?"
"How much money will I be making?"
"What kind of work will I be doing?"
All of these questions are typical of undergraduates, and can be answered throughout the experience of an internship. An internship, especially in the criminal justice field, offers students valuable knowledge that will not be gained otherwise in the classroom. Internships are also a great way to make the transition from student to employee. They allow the student to develop skills and contacts that will be a valuable when searching for jobs after graduation.
Students who are interested in internships should contact the Internship Coordinator, Professor Jaymi Elsass —


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Please see the TXST Canvas site: CJ Internship Apply

Note:  The site is open to students that have already earned 60 or more credit hours. If you have problems accessing the site, please contact Dr. Elsass via email (



Past School of Criminal Justice and Criminology Interns

 Student Experiences - Internship Blogs

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Recently, CJ intern Axton Deary was sworn in as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA). Axton will be appointed to a teenager who is in the state's care. As his CASA, Axton will be involved in his case to advocate for his best interest each time the judge overseeing the case makes decisions.