Great Jobs For Criminal Justice Majors / Edition 2

Great Jobs For Criminal Justice Majors / Edition 2

by Stephen Lambert, Debra Regan
     
 

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ISBN-10: 007147613X

ISBN-13: 9780071476133

Pub. Date: 03/16/2007

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Fighting crime pays!

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.

Great Jobs for Criminal Justice Majors will help you choose the right career out of the myriad possibilities at your disposal. It provides detailed

Overview

Fighting crime pays!

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.

Great Jobs for Criminal Justice Majors will help you choose the right career out of the myriad possibilities at your disposal. It provides detailed profiles of careers in your field along with the basic skills necessary to begin a focused job search. You'll soon be on the fast track to landing a job that satisfies your personal, professional, and practical needs.

Great Jobs for Criminal Justice Majors will help you:

  • Determine the occupation that's best suited for you
  • Craft a résumé and cover letter that stand out from the rest
  • Learn from practicing professionals about everyday life on the job
  • Become familiar with current statistics on salaries and trends within the profession

Go from criminal justice major to:

* legal researcher
• lawyer
• police officer
• paralegal
• FBI agent
• parole officer
• bailiff
• victim advocate
• court administrator

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071476133
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
03/16/2007
Series:
Great Jobs For... Series
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
0.51(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     v
Introduction: Investigate the Opportunities     vii
The Job Search
The Self-Assessment     3
The Resume and Cover Letter     19
Researching Careers and Networking     37
Interviewing and Job Offer Considerations     53
The Career Paths
Criminal Justice: A Degree in Demand     69
Path 1: Law Enforcement: Patrol Your Possibilities     73
Path 2: The Courts: The Case for Great Careers     107
Path 3: Corrections: Lock Up Your Future     147
Path 4: Juvenile Justice: Your Future Is Their Future     171
Path 5: Allied Business: Careers for the Criminal Justice Entrepreneur     195
Index     221

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