Student Resources

Resources to Help You Succeed

Following are student resources specific to Emergency Management students. 

If you have questions about resources not listed here, email em@jsu.edu or call 256-782-5925


Textbooks

All Textbooks, unless otherwise noted, should be available from the JSU Bookstore, or ordered from the online bookstore.  For more information about purchasing textbooks, or to place an international order, contact the JSU Bookstore at 256-231-5291 ext. 5283. 


Emergency Management Library

View the guide designed to help you find materials available from the Houston Cole Library for research in Emergency Management.  


Job Opportunities

To help you get started in your job search, following are links to the job / career sections of national organizations. 


Internships

The Emergency Management internship program is designed to provide students with opportunities to gain hands-on, real world experience in emergency management, under the supervision of seasoned professionals. The program is available at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and places students in a variety of emergency management field placement settings in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors.

IAEM Student Chapter

JSU has a student chapter of the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM). The mission of IAEM is to serve its members by providing information, networking and professional opportunities, and to advance the emergency management profession.

Please view the chapter page for more information and how to join JSU-IAEM. 


Technology Requirements for Online Courses

To take an online course at JSU, you need a computer with Internet access.  Your computer should meet the Blackboard system requirements.   

If you are uneasy about taking online classes, read Debunking Common Myths about Online Classes at JSU.

For more information about online courses, visit the Office of Educational Technology and Support