In the latest report released July 2008, the Career Center has collected data on 39 out of 70 of our CRMJ graduates for 2006-07. Of those responding, 34 are employed, 1 is unemployed, 4 are unemployed by choice, 5 are attending graduate/professional schools and two are continuing education. The following is a sampling of job titles of our criminal justice majors: correctional officer (State of Wisconsin, Department of Corrections), police officer (Zion Police Department, Kenosha Police Department), military police officer (U.S. Army), state trooper (State of Illinois), juvenile worker (Racine County Human Services), youth worker (Professional Services Group), security guard (Security Personnel).
CRMJ graduates were attending Marquette University seeking a J.D, while other CRMJ graduates are John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Norfolk State University, and UW Milwaukee.
Visit these sites for more information on careers in criminal justice:
Websites for Employment in Criminal Justice (from UW Platteville)
Criminal Justice Careers Online
Legal Careers in Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice Career Center
For Jobs in Higher Education
For career planning information, in general, Theory, Policy, Practice of a Career by Susan R. Takata and Jeanne Curran.
Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
Annual Meeting - March 10-14, 2009 in Boston.
American Society of Criminology
Annual Meeting - November 12-15, 2008 in St. Louis, Missouri.
Midwest Criminal Justice Association
Annual Meeting - September 4-6, 2008 in Chicago.
American Sociological Association
Annual Meeting - August 8-11, 2009 in San Francisco.
Criminal and Social Justice Links, Dear Habermas
For more information, contact: Professor Susan R. Takata, Chair
Criminal Justice Department, Molinaro Hall 362
University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Box 2000, Kenosha WI 53141-2000
Telephone: (262) 595-3416 Fax: (262) 595-2471
Updated October 2, 2008st