When you have decided on a career to pursue, half of the battle is won. The next step is deciding how to actively pursue that career and what steps should be taken. Remaining connected in the field will prove to be your biggest asset. Understanding things like the employment process, where to find jobs and internships, and how to set long term and short term career goals will be an important part of your career journey. Think about the decisions that had to be made in order for you to determine that the Criminal Justice field was the right choice for you. Chances are you thought about your strengths and weaknesses as well as what were your overall goals.
- How can professional organizations help Criminal Justice professionals (current and future) in the pursuit of their career?
- When setting long term and short term career goals, why is it important to know and identify your weaknesses?