Professional Organization Report: This assignment prepares you to become a member of your professional community by researching a professional organization. Choose one organization (* a criminal justice/crminology related organization) to research, write a 600-750 word paper that address the following:
– What is the main purpose of this professional organization? Also include a brief but broad description of the organizations in the paper’s introduction.
– The body of the paper will detail how the organization reaches its goals. For example,
- Who belongs to this organization?
- Does this organization host a journal?
- Does this organization host conferences or other professional gatherings?
- What type of research does this organization support and how is this research supported?
- What types of opportunities exist for you to participate in this organization?
- What does productive membership in this organization look like?
- What mentoring opportunities are available through this organization?
- Is there a list-serve you should join as a member of this organization?
– Conclusion: Answer the following question
- How would joining this professional organization benefit your career?