CAREERS IN...Criminology and Criminal Justice

Criminology and Criminal Justice The links below are relevant to Criminology and Criminal Justice and will list careers information, employers in your field and job/work experience opportunities.

You may want to look at other areas closely aligned to your subject area. Also bear in mind that there are a range of careers open to you which may not directly relate to the subject you have studied. Take a look at Things you can do with your degree to discover more careers options.

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Prospects – Graduate Careers Website with information covering all career areas.

  • Explore types of jobs , Use the A-Z to search for career profiles or look at the following job categories, Law Enforcement & Public Protection, Legal Services, Education, Teaching & Lecturing, Counselling, Social and Guidance Services and Administration
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British Society of Criminology – aims to further the interests and knowledge of both academic and professional people who are engaged in any aspect of work or teaching, research or public education about crime, criminal behaviour and the criminal justice systems in the United Kingdom.

CPS – The criminal justice system

Home Office Careers – Civil Service and Home Office Careers.

Independent Police Complaints Commission – find out about trainee investigator roles with the IPCC. See video below

Register for Unilife Connect  - Access graduate job vacancies, work experience, part-time jobs and careers events Search Criminology and Criminal Justice job on Unilife Connect – Access graduate job vacancies, work experience, part-time jobs, careers events and set up job alerts from your chosen sector.

Graduate Prospects – For job vacancies directly related to your subject, select Law Enforcement & Public Protection, Legal Services, Education, Teaching & Lecturing, Counselling, Social and Guidance Services and Administration

Blue Line Careers – Police and criminal justice careers and jobs.

Children & Young People Now Jobs – including jobs in youth justice.

Civil Service job search – Find jobs in the Civil Service and central government organisations

CPS Jobs

GCHQ – Government Communications HQ.

HM Prison & Probation Jobs

JobsGoPublic – Find public sector jobs in local government, charity, education, housing & more

MI5 Careers – MI5, UK Security Service.

MI6 – UK Secret Intelligence Service.

National Crime Agency – Careers – The National Crime Agency leads UK law enforcement’s fight against serious and organised crime. Find out about careers and job opportunities available.

National Graduate Development Programme – Local government graduate training scheme.

Police Now – Two-year national leadership programme trains outstanding graduates to become Police Officers.

Working for an MP – For jobs and internships with politicians, political parties and lobbying and campaigning organisations.

Voluntary Organisations – paid and volunteering opportunities

Catch 22 – A social not for profit business providing a range of services including offender management and resettlement. Find paid jobs including in community justice and volunteering and placements

Charity Job – Fundraising and charity jobs.

Charity People – Charity recruitment organisation.

Clinks – Supporting voluntary organisations that work with offenders and their families. Search paid and volunteer opportunities

Goodmoves – Charity and voluntary sector recruitment.

NACRO – National social justice charity. Paid jobs and volunteering opportunities

SOVASOVA is a national volunteer mentoring organisation working with those socially and economically disadvantaged in England and Wales.

Third Sector – Jobs in the charity sector.

Victim Support – how to get involved.

Volunteering Matters – opportunities across the UK.

Volunteering opportunities Wales

WCVA – Wales Council for Voluntary Action.

Youth Justice Volunteering – Youth Justice Board resource hub including volunteering opportunities.

Stand out and be counted – A guide to maximising your prospects for students studying social sciences and humanities subjects.

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Updated: July 2018

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