CAREERS IN...Criminology and Criminal Justice

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Browse the Criminology Courses at the available at the University of South Wales.

Careers Info

Prospects Graduate Careers Website, find graduate jobs and postgraduate courses.

  • 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

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

Jobs & Work Experience

Register for Unilife Connect  - Access graduate job vacancies, work experience, part-time jobs and careers events Log in to 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

Community Care – All areas of the social care profession.

Could You Police? – Police Force Recruitment (Civilian & Officer posts)

CPS – Crown Prosecution Service

Criminal Justice Jobs – Criminal Justice Recruitment

GCHQ – Government Communications HQ

Home Office Careers – Civil Service and Home Office Careers

HM Courts – County & Magistrates Courts

LG Jobs – Local Government Jobs

JobsGoPublic – Employment opportunities in the public and not for profit sectors

Jobs in the Justice System – Includes job vacancies in the National Offender Management Service, HM Prison Service, HM Courts and Probationary Service.

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

Public jobs Careers – Public sector careers – Jobs in the public sector

SOCA – Serious Organised Crime Agency

Third Sector – Jobs in the Charity Sector

WCVA – Wales Council for Voluntary Action

Wales Probation Trust – Job vacancies within South Wales Probation service .

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

YJB – Youth Justice Board

Youth Justice Teams contact regional YOTs to find out about voluntary opportunities throughout England and Wales.

Youth Work Now – Jobs in Youth work

Work with Charities

Charity Job – Fundraising and charity jobs

Goodmoves – Charity and voluntary sector recruitment

Victim Support – Victim Support website

Catch 22 – charity helping young people who find themselves in difficult situations.

NACRO – Nacro, the crime reduction charity

Charity People – Charity recruitment organisation

Fairbridge, – Supporting inner city youth

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

Volunteering opportunities Professional Bodies and Organisations – Volunteering opportunities across wales

British Society of Criminology -British Society of Criminology

Skills for Justice – Skills for Justice Sector Skills Council

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Guardian Careers Talk Podcast – Working in the Charity Sector.

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