Come to the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, 310 Nebraska Hall, to see Career Center information.

Federal Government

  • Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms
    • (ATF) Alcohol/Tobacco Programs
    • Firearms Programs
    • Arson & Explosives Programs
    • ATF Special Agent
  • Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
    • OIG Special Investigator
    • Security Officer
    • Security Protective Officer
    • Counter-Terrorism Analyst
    • Clandestine
  • Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA)
    • Special Agent
    • Diversion Investigator
    • Intelligence research Specialist
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
    • Special Agent
  • Federal Bureau of Prisons
    • Correctional Officer
  • Immigration and Naturalization Services
    • Border Patrol
    • Immigration Inspector Officer of the Inspector General
  • Mint Police
  • National Security Agency/Central Security Agency
  • Park Police
    • Patrol Branch
    • Criminal Investigations Branch
    • Special Forces Branch
  • Postal Inspector
    • Forensic and Technical Services Division
  • Secret Service
    • Special Agent
    • Uniformed Officer
    • Technical Security Division
  • U.S. Customs
    • Customs Inspector
    • Canine Enforcement Officer
    • Criminal Investigators
    • Aircraft Pilots
    • P3-Pilots
    • Customs Investigator
    • Import Specialist
  • U.S. Marshal
  • Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
    • Civil Aviation Security Specialist

Law Enforcement

  • Iowa
    • Law Enforcement
    • Iowa State Patrol
    • Iowa Department of Public Safety
      • Division of Public Safety
      • Intelligence Bureau
      • Criminal Intelligence Analyst
      • Division of Criminal Investigation
      • Division of State Fire Marshall
    • Iowa Department of Personnel
      • Assistant Fire Marshall
      • Correctional Officer
      • Criminalist
      • Criminal Analyst
      • Drug Abuse Counselor I
      • Investigator I
      • Special Agent
      • Trooper
      • Trooper Pilot
      • Youth C ounselor
  • KANSAS
    • Kansas Law Enforcement Agencies
    • Kansas State Highway Patrol
    • Johnson County Sheriffs Department
    • Overland Park Police Dpartment
  • NEBRASKA
    • Nebraska Law Enforcement Agencies
    • Nebraska State Patrol
    • Lincoln Police Department
    • Omaha Police Department
    • Douglas County Sheriffs Office
    • Norfolk Police Department
    • Kearney Police Department
    • Lancaster County Sheriffs Department
    • Beatrice Police Department
    • Holdrege Police Department
    • La Vista Police Department
    • Omaha Fire Department
    • UNL Community Service Officer
  • MISSOURI
    • Missouri Law Enforcement Agencies
    • Missouri State Highway Patrol
    • Kansas City, MO Police Department
  • SOUTH DAKOTA
    • South Dakota Law Enforcement Agencies
    • South Dakota State Highway Patrol
    • Rapid City Police Department
      • Criminal Investigations
      • Gang Task Force
  • TEXAS
    • Dallas Police Department

Corrections and Others

  • Nebraska Department of Correctional Services
    • Administrative Assistant II
    • Assistant Warden I
    • Assistant Warden II
    • Corrections Captain
    • Corrections Corporal
    • Corrections Lieutenant
    • Corrections Major
    • Corrections Officer
    • Corrections Sergeant
    • Corrections Unit Case Manager
    • Corrections Unit Case Worker
  • Lancaster County Corrections Department
    • Corrections Officer Lancaster County Juvenile Detention Center
    • Juvenile Care Specialist
    • Student Intern Program
  • Douglas County Corrections Department
    • Corrections Officer I
    • Corrections Officer II
    • Corrections Officer III (SGT)
    • Corrections Officer IV (LT) Douglas County Youth Center
    • Administrative Services
    • Admissions & Classifications Supervisor
    • Detention Manager
    • Juvenile Detention Specialist
    • Juvenile Detention Technician
    • Juvenile Detention Trainee
    • Lead Supervisor
    • Recreational Specialist
    • Safety & Security Coordinator
    • Training Specialist
    • Youth Center Superintendent
    • Youth Detention Specialist
    • Youth Detention Specialists, Supervisor
  • Girls and Boys Town
  • Cedars Youth Services
  • Tarkio Academy
  • Clarinda Academy
  • Nebraska Health and Human Services Systems
    • Child Care Resource Specialist
    • Family Support Specialist
    • Protection & Safety Worker/Trainee
    • Resource Developer
    • Social Services Trainee
  • Attention Center for Youth
    • Juvenile Care Specialist I
  • Nebraska Probation System
    • Intensive Supervisor Probation Officer
    • Nebraska State Probation Officer Trainee
    • Nebraska State Probation Officer
    • U.S. Probation Officer
  • Target Loss Prevention
  • Nebraska State Government
  • Social Security Administration

Military

  • ROTC
    • Army ROTC
    • Navy ROTC
    • Air Force
    • ROTC
  • Air National Guard
  • Marine Corps
    • Marine Corps Officer
  • Navy
    • Military Officer-Navy
    • Civil Engineer Corps
    • Naval Aviation Officer
    • Supply Corps
    • Surface Warfare Officer
  • Peace Corps
  • Military Police
    • Military Police Corps

Books on Employment in Criminal Justice

The following is a list of books that examine career opportunities in the field of criminology and criminal justice. This is not an approved or sanctioned list; just a list, alphabetized by author's last name.

These books can be checked out from the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice or should be available at your local/school library, or they may be purchased from the listed publisher.

DeLucia, Robert C. and Thomas J. Doyle, CAREER PLANNING IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE, Cincinnati, OH: Anderson, 1998.

Goodman, Debbi J. and Grimming, Ron, WORK IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE: AN A-Z GUIDE TO CAREERS, Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2007.

Harr, J. Scott, and Karen M. Hess, SEEKING EMPLOYMENT IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND RELATED FIELDS, Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 2000.

Justice Research Association, YOUR CRIMINAL JUSTICE CAREER, Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2002.

Stephens, W. Richard, Jr., CAREERS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE, Needham Heights, MA: Allyn and Bacon, 2002.

Taylor, Dorothy, JUMPSTARTING YOUR CAREER, Upper Saddle River, NJ, Prentice Hall, Inc. 1999.

Peat, Barbara, FROM COLLEGE TO CAREER: A GUIDE FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE MAJORS, Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon, 2004

Websites on Criminal Justice Careers

An Online Guide to Criminal Justice Careers, Degrees, Schools and More - http://criminaljusticeprofiles.org/