Your Criminal Justice Career

Your Criminal Justice Career : A Guidebook

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A supplement for courses in Introduction to Criminal Justice, Senior Seminar in Criminal Justice, or any other Criminal Justice course. This convenient, exceptionally up-to-date, information-packed guide is designed specifically to meet the needs of criminal justice students who will soon be entering the job market. It brings together, in one convenient place, information from the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) on the full spectrum of criminal justice and public safety occupations. Specifically, it adapts and edits information from the massive Bureau of Labor Statistics' 1998-1999 Occupational Outlook Handbook into a more accessible, workable format that students can use as they prepare for and enter their job searches.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 152 pages
  • 175.26 x 228.6 x 12.7mm | 362.87g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • 013085204X
  • 9780130852045

Table of contents

1. Finding a Job. 2. Applying for a Job. 3. Evaluating a Job Offer. 4. Working as an Attorney. 5. Working as a Correctional Officer. 6. Working as a Firefighter. 7. Working as an Inspector or Compliance Officer. 8. Working as a Paralegal. 9. Working as a Law Enforcement Officer. 10. Working as a Private Investigator. 11. Working as a Private Security Officer. 12. Career Information on the World Wide Web. Appendix: Job Information Sources by State. Index.show more