Internships

CRIMINAL JUSTICE & CRIMINOLOGY

PLEASE PROVIDE A RESUME.  IF INTERESTED IN APPLYING, PLEASE COME BY UNIVERSITY CAREER SERVICES, ARC CENTER-2ND LEVEL CULP CENTER TO COMPLETE THE NECESSARY PAPERWORK.  



CIVILIAN DIVISION
DEPARTMENT OF NAVY
WASHINGTON, D.C.

SUMMER SEMESTER 2015

MAJORS: BUSINESS (MBA) / COMPUTER SCIENCE / ACCOUNTANCY / MANAGEMENT / POLITICAL SCIENCE / INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES/ INTERNATIONAL STUDIES /HISTORY / PSYCHOLOGY/ CRIMINAL JUSTICE

SOPHOMORE; JUNIORS; 1ST SEMESTER SENIORS and 1ST YEAR GRADUATE STUDENTS

JOB DESCRIPTION: The US Department of Navy is looking for those special individuals that desire challenge, that strive to lead, that look for a better way, and do not lend themselves to status quo.  If you have the ability to work with limited direction, enjoy traveling, are a self-motivator, detail oriented, possess exceptional organizational skills, and have the ability to quickly process information and respond appropriately, then would should apply for an exciting career as a security specialist.  A security professional represents the Department of Navy in the protection of vital national security information and provides policy and guidance to the military, government agencies and industrial contractors.  Security professionals are responsible for the execution of all aspects of program security and emphasizing a structured risk management approach to bring issues to final resolution.

Duties performed include, but not limited to, determining classification management; oversight of facility security and information systems practices and procedures; and security reviews in accordance with Department of Defense policies and procedures.  The security professional will be skilled at providing technical security guidance and educating personnel in the protection of national security information.  As the incumbent progressed from an entry-level position to mid-level, job responsibility and authority increases.

Requirements: GPA 3.0 minimum, U.S. Citizenship required, and background check will be performed. Interest in travel, ability to work in teams, 2nd semester sophomore status through graduate level, and Statement of Interest essay to be presented with student credentials as processed by the Internship Program Office.  Copies of essay questions available in the University Career Services Office. Please schedule an appointment with our office to establish your credentials. Credentials must be completed by January 26, 2015.

Housing and Transportation: To be discussed during interviews.

Interviews will be conducted January 29th and 30th through the University Career Services Office. We are located on the 2nd level, Culp Center (ARC).

SALARY: GS4 (Plus benefits package)                                                              HOURS:  40 pr/wk

 


FTHRA- SAFE PASSAGE
JOHNSON CITY, TN

SPRING SEMESTER 2015

MAJOR: CRIMINAL JUSTICE

SOPHOMORE – SENIOR LEVALS

JOB DESCRIPTION:  Must be willing and able to work with people with different backgrounds, ages, experiences and people of all types of walks of life. Responsible for maintaining and moving items donated and purchased by the community and program to assist all Safe Passage’s many different clients while trying to break the cycle of violence and become independent and maintain that independence.  Updating resources, assorted projects, outreach and telephone services with supervision may require direct/ indirect services to clients. All are vital in rendering services at a variety of levels to victims of domestic violence and their children.  

HOURS: 10-19 hours per week (1 credit hour)

SALARY: Volunteer - Unpaid

DEADLINE: ALL PAPERWORK MUST BE COMPLETED BEFORE SEMESTER BEGINS


DISTRICT ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE - FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT
JONESBOROUGH, TN

SPRING SEMESTER 2015

MAJOR: CRIMINAL JUSTICE

SOPHOMORE – SENIOR LEVELS

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: The First Judicial District Attorney General's Office is comprised of four counties: Washington, Johnson, Carter, and Unicoi. The office prosecutes criminal offenses committed against the State of Tennessee at the General Sessions and Criminal Court level. Each court is assigned specific prosecutors to perform court duties. Our office also has a child support enforcement division to cover the counties listed above as well.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Filing of paperwork and files, assisting with answering phones/walk-ins, operation of various office equipment, copying files for Assistant District Attorneys, assist in pulling dockets for miscellaneous court days, assist in entering case information into software programs, assist in typing court correspondence, and any other secretarial duty assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must be seeking degree in applicable academic majors, and pass background check. Knowledge of Microsoft Office preferred, but not required.

SALARY: VOLUNTEER

HOURS: 10-19 PR/WK

DEADLINE: POSITION WILL BE POSTED UNTIL FILLED


OFFICE OF U.S. CONGRESSMAN PHIL ROE 
KINGSPORT & MORRISTOWN OFFICES

SPRING SEMESTER 2015 (CONTINUOUS SEMESTERS)

MAJOR: CRIMINAL JUSTICE

JUNIOR - GRADUATE LEVELS

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Congressional Offices of Congressman Phil Roe is seeking qualified students to fill the internship position at their Kingsport and Morristown Tennessee field offices. Congressional Office for Congressman Phil Roe provides constituent service and participates in the legislative process of the United States on behalf of the citizens of the First Congressional District of Tennessee.

Basic duties of the student will be mail distribution, answering phones, correspondence media clippings, research, compiling information, and special projects.   Minimum qualifications include proficient in MS Word, Excel and Outlook. Preferred skills include excellent communication skills both verbal and written, discretion and confidentiality with handling of congressional work, capable of working efficiently on an individual and team basis, and compassionate to constituent needs.

SALARY: Volunteer

HOURS: 10-19 pr/wk (1 Credit Hour) 

 DEADLINE: PAPERWORK MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO START OF SEMESTER


U.S. PROBATION OFFICE - EASTERN DISTRICT OF TENNESSEE
GREENEVILLE, TN OFFICES
 

SPRING SEMESTER 2015 (CONTINUOUS SEMESTERS)

MAJOR:  CRIMINAL JUSTICE

SOPHOMORE - GRADUATE LEVELS

JOB DESCRIPTION:  Interns will assist probation officers in the performance of tasks generally required of probation officers, including conducting criminal history inquiries at local law enforcement agencies; verifying vital statistics (marriages and divorces); contacting state and other federal probation offices; conducting collateral investigations; performing miscellaneous field work; and performing support work as required, which may include office and clerical activities.

NOTE:  A background check will be conducted.

SALARY:  VOLUNTEER

HOURS: 10-40 PR/WK

DEADLINE:  PAPERWORK MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO START OF SEMESTER


MOUNTAIN YOUTH ACADEMY 
MOUNTAIN CITY, TN

 SPRING SEMESTER 2015 (CONTINUOUS SEMESTERS)

  MAJORS : CRIMINAL JUSTICE

SOPHOMORE - GRADUATE LEVELS

 JOB DESCRIPTION:  Mountain Youth Academy is a residential treatment center for young adolescents (male and female) ages 7 through 17.  The successful candidate will be a clinical, programmatic, and/or education intern who will contribute to the effective implementation of individual treatment plan of students through line of sight supervision, provision of clinical services (including group and recreational opportunities), positive interaction and role modeling, direct and clinical care, and appropriate scoring of behaviors of students. Intern will provide appropriate crisis intervention as necessary by anticipating and responding quickly to escalating behaviors, utilizing de-escalation techniques to diffuse the situation, correctly prioritizing safety concerns, and following proper restraint technique guidelines as needed.

The work environment for this position is a residential facility setting. While performing the duties of this internship, the intern will be exposed to students who may ask inappropriate personal questions, display socially unacceptable personal behaviors, use profanity and make insulting remarks or threats.

 *NOTE:  Successful candidates must have a background check, drug screen and acceptance by the State of Tennessee DCS criteria.  A seven-day training will be required. 

 SALARY:   Volunteer - Unpaid

 HOURS : 10-19 hours per week (1 credit hour)

 DEADLINE: ALL PAPERWORK MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO START OF SEMESTER: EMPLOYER TRAINING DATES MAY REQUIRE EARLIER COMPLETION