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Internships & Employment

Both curricula in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice require that students complete an internship. Internships are designed to enable students to apply classroom knowledge in the professional work setting.  They are a central component to preparing for the professional job market, building professional credentials and networking. Completion of an internship is a requirement for graduation.

DSU Sociology and Criminal Justice majors have completed internships in a wide variety of agencies, including but not limited to:

  • Interpol, Washington, DC
  • Washington, DC, Pretrial Services
  • Delaware Department of Correction
  • State Congressional Offices
  • Delaware State University Police
  • State Police (Delaware and other states)
  • Division of Family Services
  • Private Law Offices
  • Attorney General’s Office
  • Probation and Parole (Delaware and other states)
  • Administrative Office of the Courts (Delaware and other states)
  • Delaware State Bureau of Investigation
  • Public Defender’s Office (Delaware and other states)
  • Juvenile Detention Centers (Delaware and other states)


Criminal Investigation Command