Points of Pride

Faculty Experience

Our professors are criminologists and sociologists who hold degrees from such institutions as the University of Missouri-St. Louis, University of Oklahoma, University of Illinois-Chicago, Indiana University, and Pennsylvania State University. Adjunct faculty work in law enforcement, corrections and human service agencies, and share their expertise with students.

Apply Yourself With Internships or Projects

Internship opportunities exist through UIS’ Internship Services. Internships and projects enable students to integrate classroom studies with practical experience and earn credit at the same time.

Recent placements include:

  • Illinois State Police,
  • Logan Correctional Center,
  • U.S. Marshall’s Office,
  • Illinois Department of Natural Resources Conservation Police,
  • Sojourn Shelter and Services for Battered Women, and
  • Sangamon County Adult Probation