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Criminology Job Market

Find out more about the criminal justice job market and your career prospects.

Acing the Oral Interview
Get some quick and easy tips to ace your next job interview or oral board and land a great job in criminology.

Background Checks and Background Investigations
Learn more about what is involved in a background check for employment in criminal justice.

Benefits of Criminal Justice Experience
A job in criminology is not just personally rewarding, but there may be fincial benefits as well. Find out how working in criminal justice can help prepare you for more financially lucrative fields down the line.

Career Profile: Bloodstain Pattern Analyst
Be like Dexter (except the part about serial killing). Learn about the job of a bloodstain pattern analyst, including work environment, salary expectations and educational requirements.

Career Profile: Forensic Ballistics Expert
Do you enjoy guns? Are you interested in a career in criminology? Learn about the job of a forensic ballistics expert, including work environment, salary expectations and educational requirements.

Career Profile: Forensic Science Investigator
Learn about the job of a crime scene investigator, including work environment, salary expectations and educational requirements.

Career Profile: Juvenile Justice Officer
Learn about the job of juvenile justice officers. Find out more about their job functions, salary outlook and educational requirements, and decide if becomming a juvenile probation officer is right for you.

Career Profile: Probation and Community Control Officer
Learn about the job of probation and communtiy control officers. Find out more about their job functions, salary outlook and educational requirements, and decide if becomming a probation and community control officer is right for you.

Civilian Careers in Criminology and Criminal Justice
You don't have to be a police officer or special agent to work in criminology and criminal justice. There are plenty of civilian career paths available, too.

Common Background Check Disqualifiers
Find out exactly what employers are looking for in their background investigations, and what types of behaviors can keep you from getting hired in criminal justice and criminology jobs.

Discover How and Where to Find the Best Criminal Justice Job for You
Find the job of you dreams by learning how to choose the best career for you and get help on discovering where to look for your next criminal justice job.

Finding Jobs for Former Police Officers
For former police officers, finding a new career after and early retirement can be difficult and stressful, but it doesn't have to be. Police learn valuable skills that make them a perfect fit for almost any career outside of law enforcement. Learn how to accentuate your strengths and better prepare for life after law enforcement.

Finding the Perfect Job in Criminology
Learn how to find the right career for you in the area of criminology and criminal justice.

How Not to Get Hired in Criminal Justice
Real world examples of what not to do during your job interview and law enforcement hiring process.

How to Become a Police Officer
Learn more about the steps involved in becoming a police officer and find out what it will take for you to become a cop.

How to Become a Probation or Community Control Officer
Find out how you can become a probation, parole or community control officer. Learn about minimum qualifications and what you can do to give you the best chance of getting hired for this rewarding criminology career.

How to Become an FBI Agent
Find out more about what you need to do to become an FBI agent. Learn about training, backgorund checks, physical fitness standarda and career paths.

How to Choose a Law Enforcement Career
Learn more about the different opportunites avaialble to you in the area of law enforcement, at the local, state and federal levels.

How to Dress for the Criminal Justice Hiring Process
Dressing the part is one of the first steps to getting the part. Learn how to dress for the job you want and find success in your career search.

How to Find Criminology and Criminal Justice Jobs
Discover how to find a new criminal justice or criminolgy career.

How to Find Jobs in Criminal Justice
Learn how to take control of your criminal justice career search and set yourself up for success. Learn the keys to job searching in criminology and criminal justice.

How to Get the Experience You Need for a Criminal Justice or Criminology Career
You can't find a job without experience, and you can't get experience without a job, right? Learn how to articulate the experience you already have and how to find opportunities to gain the experience you're going to need in order to land a great career in criminal justice or criminology.

Landing a Job In Criminology
Find out more about what it takes to get hired in the field of criminal justice and policing.

Law Enforcement Downsizing Opens Doors For Aspiring Officers
Budgetary constraints are causing police departments to get creative in how they can keep police on the road without breaking the budget.

Physical Abilities Tests and Fitness Assessments for Police
Find out what to expect during your fitness assessment and learn how to get in shape for your physical abilities test.

Police Dispatcher Career Profile
Find out more about the job of a police dispatcher and learn whether or not it's the right career for you.

Preparing for Careers in Criminology and Criminal Justice
Learn how you can get ready for a fun and rewarding career in criminology or criminal justice.

Promotional Exam Study Tips
Sure-fire study tips to help you pass your promotional exam and get started in the police promotional process.

Psychological Screening for Police Officers
Get the rundown on psychological screening for police officers, including what the test entails and how to increase your chances of success.

The Hiring Process in Criminal Justice Careers
Learn how the hiring processes work in the fields of criminology and criminal justice, and how you can be prepared to land your next criminology career.

Top Criminal Justice Career Sites
Find where the best place to look for criminal justice careers online. Get a list of some of the top crimiology career searching sites and get more information on job listings.

Top Forensic Science Career Sites
Find where the best place to look for foresnsic science careers online are. Get a list of some of the top forensic science career searching sites and get more information on job listings in forensics.

Professionalize Your Profiles
Make a great first impression by cleaning up your online presence.

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