RESOURCES : CAREERS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE

WADSWORTH CJ CAREER RESOURCES

Wadsworth provides extensive resources to prepare the student for careers in the criminal justice professions, including:

Careers In Criminal Justice CD-ROM
An interactive exploration of career options in criminal justice including original video profiles of CJ professionals, an extensive database of career information, and resources for finding and landing the best jobs.

Seeking Employment In Criminal Justice and Related Fields, 3/e (Wadsworth 2000)
J. Scott Harr, Director of Public Safety—Chanhassenan
Karen M. Hess, Normandale Community College
A comprehensive guide to careers in criminal justice, including job-hunting resources and techniques.

CAREER PROFILES
Interviews with criminal justice professionals: backgrounds, job responsibilities, and advice.


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

This list provides links to employment opportunities in the field of Criminal Justice. Job hunting from home or the office via online job listings can be a powerful resource for finding the perfect opportunity anywhere in the US or abroad.

Police and Corrections

LAW ENFORCEMENT JOB.COM
Employment information on over 3,500 municipal police, state police and patrol, sheriff, federal, international, corrections, university and college departments.

California
BERKELEY POLICE DEPARTMENT
Positions open and training information for Berkeley's Police Dept.

LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
Police officer recruitment information for LA.

SACRAMENTO POLICE DEPARTMENT
Employment opportunities in the Police Department of Sacraemento, CA.

Colorado
PUEBLO COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT
Police employment opportunities listed at this site.

Maryland
BALTIMORE COUNTY
Explore career opportunities with the Baltimore County Police Department.

Tennessee
NASHVILL POLICE
For information on correctional and police officer programs with Nashville's police dept.

Virginia
ROANOKE COUNTY POLICE RECRUITMENT
Career opportunities in Roanoke County's Police Dept.

Washington
SPOKANE POLICE DEPARTMENT
Listing of openings for police officers in Spokane, Washington.


College and University Related Resources

JOBTRAK
Leading job listing service which partners with hundreds of college and university career centers and utilized by over 200,000 employers.

THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION
Academic positions in criminal justice and sociology can be found here.

THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE JOB INFO
The ACJS listing of academic job openings can be found at their site.


Federal Related Resources

FBI PERSONEL AND EMPLOYMENT
Information on hiring, recruitment, salaries, and employment statistics.

FEDWORLD JOBS
The web site contains a series of database files using input from hundreds of human resources people in the federal government.

FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT CAREERS
A listing of law enforcement career opportunities nationwide.


Non-Profit Resources

VERA INSTITUTE OF JUSTICE
Listing of job opportunities at Vera Institute of Justice.


Publishing

THOMSON EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Many ITP publishers take advantage of the Internet's reach by posting open positions on their Web sites.


General Internet Resources

COPCAREER.COM
Our goal is to provide law enforcement candidates with the tools they need to make it to the top. The resources available on this site, will give you the needed edge over the competition.
GUIDE TO CAREERS IN FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT
Guide to Careers in Federal Law Enforcement
LAWENFORCEMENTJOB.COM (JOBS)
Website listing information on over 2,500 law enforcement jobs.
CAREER SHOP
CareerShop.com features career enhancement opportunities as part of its mission to provide the most effective means for individuals and employers to connect via the Internet.
COPCAREER.COM
Our goal is to provide law enforcement candidates with the tools they need to make it to the top. The resources available on this site, will give you the needed edge over the competition.
DR. CARLIE'S ADVISENET
A new concept in on-line advising for criminal justice students. Provides users with advice on where the field is going, where to find jobs (includes many job search engines) and much more useful information for students at ANY university.
GUIDE TO CAREERS IN FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT
Guide to Careers in Federal Law Enforcement
POLICEONE.COM
PoliceOne.com is dedicated to serving the professional and personal needs of law enforcement officers. It offers a variety of valuable Web-based content and services in a secure environment, including: auctions, online catalogs, daily law enforcement news, free e-mail, chat and message boards, investigative tools, online training, job and product listings, counseling and support resources, and informatio
CAREER NET
A listing of over 11,000 links to jobs, employers, business, education and career service professionals and over 6,000 links to employment related resources.

THE JOB NETWORK
A centralized location for career advancement and company hiring.

CAREERSURF
This site is devoted to the process of career advancement by listing jobs, companies, connections and services.

CAREERSITE
A comprehensive list for job seekers and employers.

CAREER MAGAZINE
A comprehensive resource designed to meet the individual needs of networked job seekers.

CAREERWEB
Featuring a free place to store your resume online and a job match function to track your targeted job category in order to receive regular updates to your e-mail address directly.