Career Development

UNT offers many valuable resources to help students prepare for their future careers, interviewing and internships. Students are encouraged to take advantage of these resources when they’re enrolled at UNT.

The UNT Career Center can...

  • Provide information about jobs, employers and internships
  • Assist with resume and letter writing
  • Help with interview preparation
  • Find hand-on experience in your major

The UNT Learning Center offers workshops on...

  • Speed reading
  • Study skills
  • Time management


The Criminal Justice Department has a large internship program that spreads from local agencies in the DFW area to nationally. Students may qualify for courses that will provide academic credit and may be taken more than once.

Students may intern at some of the following:

  • Parole, police or probation departments
  • Federal law enforcement organizations
  • Jails or prisons
  • Juvenile detention centers
  • Law firms
  • Alcohol or drug treatment programs

For addition questions or information, contact Michael Krenek or Jordan Russell.

Student Clubs & Organizations

Alpha Phi Sigma

Alpha Phi Sigma is the National Criminal Justice Honor Society. In order to join, undergraduate students must have a 3.2 cumulative GPA on all their college work and 3.2 CJUS course GPA with at least 4 completed CJUS courses. Graduate students... Read More

 Alpha Phi Sigma Website

Criminal Justice Student Org

Criminal Justice Student Association

The mission of the Criminal Justice Student Association is to bring students together that are pursuing a career in the Criminal Justice system to help expand our professional network and knowledge. In order to join, you must be in good standing... Read More

 UNT HPS Criminal Justice Student Organization

 UNT HPS Criminal Justice Student Organization

Minority Serving/Hispanic Serving Institution

The Department of Criminal Justice is part of a Minority Serving Institution (MSI)/Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). Half of our student population belongs to a minority classification, and we welcome and encourage diversity of our undergraduate and graduate students.

Statistics for Criminal Justice:

845 Majors
54% First Generation students
28% New Transfer or FTIC

57% Women
34% Hispanic
20% African American