Career Paths

There are a variety of Internet sites devoted to all types of careers. Unfortunately, these sites go in and out of business rather frequently, so it is difficult to provide a list that is always current. However, the suggestions below, especially those for Colorado specifically, will provide you with a good starting point in your quest.

UNC Career Services

Please include UNC Career Services in your search for career opportunities.

Colorado Criminal Justice Job Links

To be eligible for appointment as a peace officer in Colorado, an applicant must first be certified by the Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Board. By law, a person must pass a certification examination administered by the P.O.S.T. Board, a physical and psychological examination, and a background check before he or she may serve as a peace officer in Colorado. View a list of POST Approved Basic Academies in Colorado.

An employment listing for Colorado courts (including careers in Probation) is available at Colorado’s State Court System.

Information about employment as in Colorado’s state correctional facilities and community corrections agencies (including careers in Parole) is available at Colorado Department of Corrections.

Law Enforcement Job Links

Court-Related Job Links

Correction-Related Job Links

Federal and Multiple Use Links

State and Local Job Links

For More Information

For still more information, feel free to contact the department chair, Dr. Sarah Goodrum.