Criminal Justice Work and Internship Opportunities ​

Faculty members in the criminal justice programs at The University of Findlay recognize the importance of practical experience in the criminal justice field. You will be highly encouraged by your advisors to participate in internship opportunities as part of your professional development.


Internships can be secured with local, state, or federal agencies and within the private sector.  Students have completed internships with the Bureau of Criminal Investigation, State Medical Examiners Board, Hancock County Sheriff, Open Arms Domestic Violence Shelter, Worth Center for Juvenile Offenders, local police and probation departments, and major private sector institutions in security and loss prevention.


Criminal Justice Program The University of Findlay, in collaboration with the Washington Center, also offers you the opportunity to complete 10- or 15-week internships with federal agencies in Washington, D.C., such as the U.S. Attorney's Office, Department of Homeland Security, and the U.S. Justice Department. This exciting opportunity allows you to gain valuable experience, develop important professional contacts, and make life-long friendships.


The goal of the Criminal Justice Program at The University of Findlay is to enhance your marketability! Internship experiences will complement your educational development providing you with the edge needed for success in criminal justice.


For more information about internship opportunities, contact Todd Beitzel, Co-Director of the Criminal Justice program at beitzel@findlay.edu; Paul Chwialkowski, Co-Director of the Criminal Justice Program at chwialkowski@findlay.edu or Phil Lucas, Director of the Forensic Science Major at lucasp@findlay.edu


THE FOLLOWING RESOURCES ARE AVAILABLE TO UF STUDENTS:

Oiler Connection  - As part of our ongoing efforts to enhance employment services to students, the Office of Internship and Cooperative Education Program has implemented a FREE online registration service.  Once registered, you have 24/7 access to internship postings. 


Job Fairs - Please view our Calendar of Events for upcoming events. 


On-Campus Interviews - Watch for emails notifying you of the interviews.


Please contact the office of Internship and Placement​ for your required forms and additional information by calling 800-472-9502 or speak with a faculty member.​​​