Are you looking for a career in intelligence or national security? AMU is hosting a national security virtual career fair on August 25. Check out the list of employers who are looking to hire qualified graduates and alumni.
By Matthew Loux
Are you considering retiring from law enforcement? Before you do, be sure you fully understand these elements of your financial situation.
By Jaymie Pompeo
On Tuesday, April 26, the university will host a Public Safety Virtual Career Fair where students and alumni have exclusive access to meet with employers such as FEMA, the U.S. Border Patrol, and the USAF Reserves. Register today to meet with public safety employers.
By Joshua L. Adams
Today’s competitive job market is filled with employers seeking applicants who have a combination of higher education, work experience, and relevant professional certifications. The field of criminal justice is no different. Here are certification options police officers should consider to advance their career and make them more marketable.
By Erik Kleinsmith
What makes intelligence a daunting career choice is that the paths are ill-defined and often downright confusing. Unlike careers in law enforcement where you attend a training academy, there is no ROTC-like program to bring intelligence professionals into the workforce. Most people working in intelligence did not start their career in the field. So where do you start?
By Erik Kleinsmith
Like the military, the world of intelligence loves acronyms. One acronym that is almost uniformly misunderstood and yet hated in the intelligence community is LPTA. Indeed the mention of it evokes emotions of frustration and disgust. Intelligence job-seekers need to understand what LPTA means and why to be very very wary of it.
Before deciding to retire or leave a career in law enforcement, be sure to fully understand your financial needs. Start by contacting the human relations (HR) department to get a full explanation of any benefits you may be entitled to, including retirement salary and benefits. Once you have determined what you want to live on, you can then move into a more intense career fact-finding mission. AMU's criminal justice faculty member, Matt Loux, offers recommendations and advice on how to pursue a career search.