JADM490 SENIOR PROJECT I
Week 3 Assignment
SPOTLIGHT ON CAREER SERVICES
Spotlight on Career Services Resources
To learn more about Career Services and the resources available to you, please review the Strategies for Success recording, explore the resources inside your student portal, complete the following action items and answer the following questions.
Share what you learned about professional associations. Do you belong to any professional associations? If so, list which ones. If not, which ones listed might be helpful to you in your career that you may consider joining? (5 points)
What actions will you take to prepare for a career in Justice Administration or advance within your career? (10 points)
What tool will you use to help you target your résumé for specific job opportunities? (5 points)
What resources do you have available to help you search for a job? (10 points)
How can you reach Career Services with any questions you may have? (5 points)
1. Before getting started, watch the following Webex Recording
4. Your paper should be prepared in APA 6th
How to Create Internal Paper Headings Based on Questions
For instance, let’s say you have an assignment that requires you to address the following two issues (not this assignment).
Analyze the relevant literature, and describe whether crime-related television shows influence a person’s attitude about the criminal justice system.
Possible heading: Media Influence on Public Attitudes About Criminal Justice
In the fact pattern, did the officers conduct a reasonable search? Did they have a warrant, or were there any exceptions to the warrant requirement that would apply?
Possible heading: The Search and Warrant Exceptions
Given the evidence at this crime scene, what scientific tests would be most appropriate to test this evidence?
Possible heading: Criminalistics
Should police accept gratuities like free coffee, gifts at Christmas, or a free lunch? Compare and contrast the arguments in favor and against gratuities.
Possible heading: Law Enforcement and Gratuities
What factors in the Supreme Court case of Miranda v. Arizona led the court to conclude that a suspect needs to be advised of his Constitutional rights if he is interrogated in custody? Are there other factors that could lead to a different result?
Possible heading: Constitutional Rights During Interrogation
Two critical issues in corrections are inmates with mental illness and elderly prisoners serving long-term sentences. Should state departments of corrections look at compassionate release for elderly prisoners? Why, or why not? How can prisons deal more effectively with mentally ill inmates?
Possible heading: Challenging Issues in Corrections
Two possible sub-headings: Mentally Ill Inmates, Elderly Inmates
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