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Chris Anderson

Student: Chris Anderson
Internship: The Bridge for Runaway Youth

What is your major?
Criminology

Where was your internship placement?
The Bridge for Runaway Youth Sheltering youth in crisis and reuniting families.

What did your general duties involve?
Youth and family counseling.  Mostly I was counseling youth 10-17 years old.  Also, case management, answering crisis calls, and general office work.

What was your most memorable experience?
There was more than one.  It is the moment when you think you can see a youth starting to make good decisions and get their life on the “right” path.

Has your internship influenced your career path?
It has definitely given me more options to think about.  I may seek employment in this field in the future.  Right now I am looking in other fields for employment.

 

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