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Bethel Student Interns at TBI

Jacob Bowles

Bethel University student Jacob Bowles has spent his summer gaining first-hand experience in criminal investigations as a TBI intern.

by Bethel University

Jacob Bowles

Bethel University student Jacob Bowles has been afforded a unique opportunity this summer – an internship with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

For this college senior with a future goal of working in federal law enforcement, the internship working with the Drug Investigation Division (DID) has been enlightening.

“I have had the opportunity to get familiar with illegal drugs and the methods of searching for them,” Bowles explains. “I started in early June, and my internship ends at the end of July. I have gotten great experience and exposure to being a part of a state law enforcement agency.”

Bowles, a math major and criminal justice minor at Bethel, also plays on the Wildcat football team and serves as the treasurer of Kappa Sigma fraternity. Originally from Adamsville, Tenn., Bowles says he chose to attend Bethel because it was close to home and provided him with great scholarship opportunities.

Bowles says he has enjoyed his years at Bethel and recommends Bethel to high school students. “The scholarship and connection opportunities at Bethel are limitless,” he says.