CJ Welcome Week (Aug. 29-31)

Welcome Week

See what the College of Criminal Justice has to offer for Fall 2017 at CJ Welcome Week (Aug. 29-31).

Learn more about what the College of Criminal Justice has to offer at CJ Welcome Week Aug. 29-31)

Faculty Meet and Greet
When: August 29, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Where: Criminal Justice Center Lobby

Student Organizations Fair
When: August 30, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Where: Criminal Justice Center Lobby

FBI Internships & Collegiate Hiring
When: August 31, 2 p.m.
Where: Criminal Justice Center Courtroom
(available live online at www.cjcenter.org/live)

Welcome to the Fall 2017 semester! Whether you are an incoming freshman or graduating senior, the College of Criminal Justice has great opportunities for you. Learn more at CJ Welcome Week.

On Tuesday, meet members of the faculty and learn more about our course offerings in Criminal Justice and Criminology, Victim Studies, Homeland Security and Forensic Science. The College has one of the largest programs in criminal justice in the country, with nearly 50 faculty members with a wide variety of expertise. In fact, The college ranks #1 in the country for faculty research productivity and for online graduate education.

On Wednesday, visit with our 10 student organizations to find the right fit to meet your interests. It is a great way to get involved in the campus community and activities. Among our CJ student organizations are:

  • Alpha Phi Sigma:The National Criminal Justice Honor Society
  • Crime Victim Services Alliance: Advances knowledge and awareness of victim services and issues
  • Graduate Student Organization: Brings together graduate students at the College for academic and social activities
  • Kats for CASA: Supports abused and neglected children in foster care
  • Lambda Alpha Epsilon: Represents criminal justice students, academics and professionals as part of a national organization
  • National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice: Dedicated to the needs, concerns and contributions of African Americans in the administration of equal justice
  • National Organization of Hispanics in Criminal Justice: Promotes high professional standards among Hispanics in law enforcement, courts, corrections, and other interested people
  • The Order of the Sword and Shield: Created as an honor society for students and professionals pursuing careers in homeland security, intelligence, emergency management, and protective services
  • Phi Alpha Delta Fraternity: Specializes in pre-law students who may be interested in pursuing law school
  • The Society of Forensic Science: Expands knowledge in the field of forensic science

On Thursday, Special Agent David C. Baker of the FBI Houston Division will provide an information session on the bureau’s internships and collegiate hiring programs. Applications for the programs are open from Aug. 25 through October 15.

The Honor Internship Program is a 10-week paid internship program working side-by-side with FBI employees in Washington or field offices across the County. The FBI is seeking applicants from diverse backgrounds, including Business, STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics), English, Film, Finance, Foreign Languages, Human Resources, Information Technology, Journalism, Law, Marketing, Public Relations and Visual Arts.

The Collegiate Hiring Initiative provides entry-level positions in the FBI for graduates from 2016-2018, or veteran graduates from June 2011 to June 2018. The program provides five career paths, including operational support technician, management and program analyst, STEM professional, personnel security specialist, and human resources specialist.

Join us for CJ Welcome Week activities!

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