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NCJ Number: 184099 Find in a Library
Title: Seeking Employment in Criminal Justice and Related Fields, Third Edition
Author(s): J. Scott Harr J.D.; Karen M. Hess Ph.D.
Date Published: 2000
Page Count: 389
Sponsoring Agency: Wadsworth Publishing Co
Belmont, CA 94002
Publication Number: ISBN 0-534-52156-8
Sale Source: Wadsworth Publishing Co
Ten Davis Drive
Belmont, CA 94002
United States of America
Type: Issue Overview
Format: Book (Softbound)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report on employment opportunities in the field of criminal justice recognizes that, as competition for positions in all areas of criminal justice and law enforcement increases, individuals interested in the field should have a carefully planned job search strategy that matches their career goals.
Abstract: The report provides specific information on many criminal justice professions, helpful tips on resumes and cover letters, and practical advice on interview techniques. Statistics are presented on what areas within the field of criminal justice are experiencing job growth and where to find the best salaries. In addition, the report contains information on how to use the Internet to research careers and find job openings; new careers in the rapidly growing fields of forensics, juvenile justice, and community corrections; procedures for obtaining an internship; personal experiences of professionals and how they succeeded in the field of criminal justice; and planning for new employment after losing a job. A CD-ROM accompanies the report that enables readers to assess their own strengths and interests and view actual video profiles of criminal justice professionals. References, tables, and figures
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Career development; Criminal justice careers; Criminal justice system personnel; Employment; Personnel selection
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