9780071476133

Great Jobs for Criminal Justice Majors

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  • ISBN13:

    9780071476133

  • ISBN10:

    007147613X

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-04-06
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Summary

You've worked hard for that criminal justice degree. Now what? Sometimes the choice of careers can seem endless; the most difficult part of a job search is narrowing down your options.

Author Biography

Stephen Lambert is the director of career services at Plymouth State College in Plymouth, New Hampshire, and serves as a representative for the New Hampshire College and University Council's Career Adviser's Committee.

Debra Regan is a career counselor at Plymouth State College. She previously worked as a community college director of admissions and program director.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. v
Introduction: Investigate the Opportunitiesp. vii
The Job Search
The Self-Assessmentp. 3
The Resume and Cover Letterp. 19
Researching Careers and Networkingp. 37
Interviewing and Job Offer Considerationsp. 53
The Career Paths
Criminal Justice: A Degree in Demandp. 69
Path 1: Law Enforcement: Patrol Your Possibilitiesp. 73
Path 2: The Courts: The Case for Great Careersp. 107
Path 3: Corrections: Lock Up Your Futurep. 147
Path 4: Juvenile Justice: Your Future Is Their Futurep. 171
Path 5: Allied Business: Careers for the Criminal Justice Entrepreneurp. 195
Indexp. 221
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