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Graduates may pursue careers in many areas of the public sector as well as non-profit agencies and other non-government organizations. Additionally, a variety of opportunities exist in criminal justice agencies and other organizations dealing with justice-related issues. Graduates have gone on to work in alternative dispute resolution, community development, probation, policy analysis, advocacy, and the like. Some graduates are continuing their education at law school, while others are pursuing graduate degrees.

Related Career Titles 

  • Paralegal
  • Legal Research 
  • Diversion Counsellor 
  • Court Reporter 
  • Probation Officer 
  • Forensics/Crime Lab Officer 
  • Private Investigator 
  • Internet Security Manager 
  • Loss and Prevention Consultant 
  • Immigration Officer 
  • Insurance Investigator 
  • Policy Analyst 
  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Corrections Officer

Potential Employers 

  • Provincial and Federal Corrections 
  • Youth Correction Centres 
  • Government 
  • Victim Services 
  • Non-profit Organizations 
  • Pre-release and Half-way Houses 
  • Group Homes 
  • Legal Firms 
  • Women and Family Shelters 
  • Corporate/Government Legal Departments 
  • Law Enforcement 
  • Insurance Companies 
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Centres 

Occupational Information 

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  • Career Directions 
  • Career Pro News 
  • Job Futures 2000 
  • National Occupational Classification 
  • Work Destinations 

Professional Associations and Memberships 

  • Canadian Criminal Justice Association 
  • Canadian Council on International Law 
  • International Police Association (Canada) 
  • Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives  
  • Canadian Professional Police Association 
  • Police Sector Council 

Related Web Sites (Canadian Sources) 

  • Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives 
  • RCMP Recruiting 
  • Conflict Resolution Network Canada 
  • The John Howard Society of Canada 
  • Canadian Associations of Elizabeth Fry Societies 
  • Access to Justice Network 
  • Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic 
  • YOUCAN Youth Canada Association