• Criminal Justice Career Pathways

    We emphasize putting theory into practice, and we offer a wide range of field internships. Through your internship, you will have the opportunity to interact with criminal justice professionals in a work environment and make connections that will give you a leg up in the job market—and may even lead to future employment.

    Worcester State Criminal Justice students have completed internships in a variety of settings, including police agencies and laboratories, corrections departments, probation departments, intelligence units, courts, law firms, loss prevention organizations, and juvenile justice agencies.

    Sample Internship Sites

    • Drug Enforcement Administration
    • Federal Probation Office
    • Massachusetts Department of Corrections
    • Massachusetts Probation Department
    • Massachusetts State Police
    • Massachusetts State Police Lab
    • New England State Police Intelligence Network
    • U.S. Marshals Service
    • Worcester County District Attorney’s Office
    • Worcester County Sheriffs’ Office
    • Worcester County Superior Court
    • Worcester Police Department

    Whether you choose to enter the workforce or continue your studies after graduation, you’ll have the knowledge and experience you need to succeed in careers ranging from law enforcement officer and intelligence analyst to victim advocate and retail loss-prevention agent.

    Sample Recent Employers

    • Massachusetts Department of Environmental Police
    • Metropolitan Police–Washington, D.C
    • New England State Police Intelligence Network
    • New Hampshire State Police
    • Nordstrom-Loss Prevention
    • Target Corporation
    • U.S. Department of Homeland Security
    • U.S. Marshals Service
    • Worcester County District Attorney’s Office
    • Worcester County House of Corrections
    • Worcester Police Department
    Sample Recent Graduate Schools
    • Anna Maria College
    • Assumption College
    • New England School of Law
    • Southern New Hampshire University
    • Suffolk University Law School
    • University of Cincinnati
    • University of Massachusetts-Lowell
    • Western New England College of Law