Announcements in the Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice Studies


The Public Policy Institute has a job.

The Prison Policy Initiative is hiring a Policy & Communications Associate. The job description and requirements are at:

This position might be ideal for someone graduating from college this semester or someone who has a year or two of work experience.

CCJS Department Lecture Series

The CCJS lecture series (CCJS 399) is not happening in Fall of 2015 for the first time in decades. When offered, this course complements the academic training provided by the department. It is an excellent way to learn about the applied side of the disclipline of criminology and criminal justice studies and learn about internship openings. The class was originally created by CCJS students in the early days of the department who wanted to learn more about real world application. Their Facebook page is at

Studies of Interest
  • Salaries of Protective Service Workers, for those in CCJS interested in those types of jobs. For the many other jobs in CCJS see below or elsewhere.Link here.
  • PEW Labor Study, February 2012 Young, Underemployed and Optimistic: Coming of Age, Slowly, in a Tough Economy. A recent study of the employment situation, which compares what it was and is like for parents and young adults, respectively. Download
  • The Value of College Degrees What is the value of a college degree? Here's a statistical answer from Georgetown University Take this link now and take the link to Social Sciences, then look under "Criminology."
  • Occupational Employment Statistics

    Conduct your own search of different occupations and locations: click here.

For more discussion of contemporary issues see the Pacific Crime Blog or the Redwood Highway via the link to "Criminal Justice Resources" on the left.