Websites for the College of Arts & Sciences

The following sites include information about topics or careers in various areas of the Arts & Sciences. Additional sites listed may provide related career development or salary survey information.

Sites that post or link to actual job listings are designated with a star.

NOTE:   We strongly recommend that you preview websites in all categories since many of the websites listed could apply to students in more than one major. You will want to explore the websites listed for multiple departments within the College of Arts & Sciences, as well as websites listed for some of the other colleges and schools.

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Armed Forces Government Loss Prevention/Security
Corrections Intelligence Non-Profit
Education Investigations Public Administration / Think Tanks
Forensics Law Enforcement Social Services
General Law/Pre-Law Useful University of South Carolina Resources
     


 

ARMED FORCES

 

University of South Carolina - Websites for the College of Arts & Sciences/ Armed Forces

http://www.sc.edu/career/la/armed.html

 From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center web page.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to careers in the military including opportunities in law enforcement and intelligence.

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CORRECTIONS

 

* The Corrections Connection

http://www.corrections.com/

Fabulous resource for those interested in, or already working in, corrections.  Search for jobs and post your resume under "Careers" on the top menu.

 

* The American Correctional Association

http://www.aca.org/

This professional association page includes conference information, as well as a job bank.

 

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EDUCATION

 

* Academic Keys

http://www.academickeys.com/

Academic keys post job announcements in Higher Education. Select the "Find a Job" tab to search for positions.

 

* University of South Carolina - Websites for the College of Education

http://www.sc.edu/career/education.html

From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center webpage.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to education-related opportunities.

 

* American Society of Criminology

http://www.asc41.com/

Is an international organization focused on the etiology, prevention, control, and treatment of crime and delinquency.  Student Membership is $50.00. Click on "employment" for job listings related to criminology, mostly faculty positions.

 

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FORENSICS

 

* Zenos Forensics Page

http://forensic.to/forensic.html

Provides information on forensic science, forensic medicine and forensic psychiatry. Good source of crime related links. Also lists to programs of study in forensics.

 

Reddy's Forensics Page

http://www.forensicpage.com/

Provides links to new articles, professional associations, forensic science journals and more.

 

Carpenter's Forensic Science Resources

http://www.tncrimlaw.com/forensic/

An extensive bibliography of forensic science resources indexed by physical, bio/life, and behavioral sciences in addition to categorized links to the best of the Internet's forensic science sites.

 

* American Academy of Forensic Sciences

http://www.aafs.org/

Links to education opportunities, employment opportunities and related sites in forensics.

 

* Employment in Crime Scene Investigations

http://www.crime-scene-investigator.net/csi-training.html

Provides information on how to prepare for a job in crime scene investigations, including job descriptions and current job openings.  Also provides links to programs of study. 

* International Crime Scene Investigators Association

http://www.icsia.org/

Great information on becoming a crime scene investigator, as well as useful professional links and job listings.

 

* American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors

http://www.ascld.org/

The American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors (ASCLD) is a nonprofit professional society of crime laboratory directors and forensic science managers. Go to the "Visitor's Center" for student resources about internships, scholarships and FAQs about the field and employment links about job postings.

 

American Board of Criminalistics

http://criminalistics.com/

This association certifies those working as forensic scientists in the field of criminalistics.

 

American Board of Forensic Anthropology

http://www.theabfa.org/

Includes a definition of forensic anthropology and a list of educational programs.

 

American Board of Forensic Entomology

http://www.forensicentomologist.org/

This professional association is related to the science of using insect evidence to uncover circumstances of interest to the law, often related to a crime.

 

Forensic-Psych.com

http://www.forensic-psych.com

Defines forensic psychiatry and various areas of specialization.

 

PsychWeb / Programs in Psychology and Law

http://www.psywww.com/careers/forensic.htm

Provides information about careers in psychology and law, specifically lists programs of graduate study related to forensic psychology.

 

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GENERAL

 

* Laws.com

http://www.laws.com/

In addition to having a plethora of criminal justice content on Laws.com, there is a jobs section where you can review available legal/law enforcement jobs from around the country free of charge.

 

* Michigan State Library - Criminal Justice Resources

http://staff.lib.msu.edu/harris23/crimjust/polcorr.htm

This is a very comprehensive directory of criminal justice-related resources.  Areas of note include associations, corporate and private security, private investigation, online discussion groups and job information.

 

*Martindale-Hubbell Career Center

http://www.martindale.com/Careers/Careers.aspx

A one-stop employment resource to help attorneys, lawyers, paralegals, law school students and legal professionals find legal jobs in local areas. This site offers job opportunities from law firms, corporations and other employers of legal talent from across the globe.

North Carolina Justice Academy

http://www.jus.state.nc.us/NCJA/

In addition to NC related links, this site also provides links to worldwide criminal justice resources and associations.   There is also a job bank with positions in North Carolina and along the east coast.

 

The National Archive of Criminal Justice Data

http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/NACJD/index.html

Provides statistical information from the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the Inter-University Consortium of Political and Social Research, and the National Institute of Justice.

 

National Criminal Justice Reference Service

http://www.ncjrs.org/

Use this site to access articles on a variety of topics pertaining to criminal justice.  Categories include corrections, courts, crime, crime prevention, drugs, justice system, juvenile justice, law enforcement, and victims.

 

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GOVERNMENT

 

University of South Carolina - Government Resources

http://www.sc.edu/career/Webresources/government.html

From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center webpage.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to federal, state & local government opportunities. It will also allow you to research employers as well as search for jobs.

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INTELLIGENCE


* International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts

http://www.ialeia.org/

IALEIA is the largest professional organization in the world representing law enforcement analysts. This site provides job openings and links to supporting agencies.

 

* Intelligence Careers.com

http://www.intelligencecareers.com/index.cfm

This site posts jobs in information intelligence for analysts, engineers, linguists, technologists.  Most of the positions require security clearance. You can also check out career fairs, magazines and other information.

 

Strategic Intelligence ? by Loyola College

http://www.loyola.edu/dept/politics/intel.html

Provides an amazing wealth of links to agencies and resources.

 

*United States Intelligence Community

http://www.intelligence.gov/index.shtml

Great site for job seekers who want to work in intelligence.  Check out the Careers page for information on specific areas and to post your resume and search for jobs.

 

So You Wanna Work for the CIA?

http://www.soyouwanna.com/site/syws/cia/cia.html

Information on what the CIA really does, some sample job titles, and information on requirements.

 

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INVESTIGATIONS

 

South Carolina Private Investigators

http://www.pimall.com/nais/d-sc.html

For a list of private investigators in the state of South Carolina, along with their contact information and overview of the types of investigations they conduct. A great source for networking, job shadowing or information interviewing.

 

e-investigator.com

http://www.einvestigator.com

This directory will let you search for private investigators, private detectives, and investigation agencies by state within the US and by country. Best used for networking and information interviewing.

National Society of Professional Insurance Investigators

http://www.nspii.com/

Valuable information about fraud prevention and detection, as well as links to companies that provide insurance for virtually every business or service imaginable (a good way to network).

 

International Association of Auto Theft Investigators

http://www.iaati.org/

Good source of statistics on auto theft, as well as links to related sites. The on-line newsletter provides interesting articles. For $35 you may become a member and be eligible to attend training seminars.

 

Investigative Resource Center

http://www.factfind.com/database.htm

A great resource for the person working in investigations.

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LAW ENFORCEMENT

 

* 911 hotjobs.com

http://www.911hotjobs.com/

Job listings in law enforcement as well as EMS and firefighting.

 

* PoliceEmployment.com

http://policeemployment.com/

Local, state and federal law enforcement job listings, as well as many other useful links and tips.

 

* LawEnforcementJobs.com

http://www.lawenforcementjobs.com

The ultimate destination for law enforcement, police and private security jobs nationwide.

 

* CopSeek.com

http://www.copseek.com/

This site is overflowing with information including statistics, resource listings, industry information, products, and job links.  Click on "Employment Sites" for links to jobs.

 

* CopNet.org

http://www.CopNet.org/

An excellent resource for law enforcement professionals. Provides links to hundreds of agencies internationally and nationally. This page has a section called CopSource for job seekers and numerous other resources.

 

* Officer.com

http://www.officer.com/

Provides links to agencies, associations, listserves, special units, and police officers? homepages (a great way to network). Also has a careers category for law enforcement and a criminal justice resource directory.

 

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Law/Pre-Law

 

Eaton County Michigan: Prosecuting Attorney

http://207.74.121.45/Prosecutor/prolist.htm

This page includes a directory (not all-inclusive) by state of prosecuting attorneys, district attorneys, attorneys general & U.S. Attorneys.

 

*Martindale-Hubbell Career Center

http://www.martindale.com/Careers/Careers.aspx

A one-stop employment resource to help attorneys, lawyers, paralegals, law school students and legal professionals find legal jobs in local areas. This site offers job opportunities from law firms, corporations and other employers of legal talent from across the globe.

 

*National Paralegal Association

http://www.nationalparalegal.org/

Features a paralegal school and college directory, a legal placement agency directory, and a legal publishers directory.

 

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LOSS PREVENTION / SECURITY

 

* Retail Loss Prevention Exchange

http://www.rlpx.com/

Excellent site. Search job listings, or see the list of professional associations for ways to connect to additional opportunities.

* LPInformation.com

http://www.lpinformation.com/

This site not only provides links to job posting sites for loss prevention, but also provides information on the retail industry, related laws, publications, vendors and more.

 

Security Management Online

http://www.securitymanagement.com/

Includes such categories as aviation, business, computer, crime/loss prevention, environmental, fraud, gangs, government, health and safety, industrial security, international, investigations, school crime, telecommunications, terrorism, white collar crime, and workplace violence.

 

ASIS On-Line International

http://www.asisonline.org

ASIS (The American Society for Industrial Security) is the largest professional organization for the private security industry. Job postings are available to members only (student memberships are $25 annually), but the page is full of relevant industry information.

 

International Association of Professional Security Consultants

http://www.iapsc.org/

Check out the membership directory and director of security consultants to network.

 

* ClearanceJobs.com

http://www.clearancejobs.com/

If you?ve got security clearance, you?ll want to see this site for jobs requiring security clearance.  While many of the positions are technical in nature, there are a variety of openings.

 

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NON PROFIT

 

* University of South Carolina - Career Center - Non Profit Job Listings & Employer Information

http://www.sc.edu/career/Webresources/nonprofit.html

From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center webpage. This page will link you to employer information and job listings for both U.S. and overseas non-profit organizations.

 

Monster.com: Volunteer and Nonprofit Jobs
http://career-advice.com/industry-trands/volunteer-work/Volunteer-and-Nonprofit-Jobs/home.aspx

Comprehensive listings with links to non-profit and volunteer organization sites. Unique career management links are provided to help with interviewing, resume writing, and networking. Contains recruiter lists and chat options.

 

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PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION / THINK TANKS

 

University of South Carolina - Websites for the College of Arts & Sciences/ Political Science

http://www.sc.edu/career/la/poli.html#GOVTPUBAD

From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center web page.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to public policy and public administration-related opportunities.

 

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SOCIAL SERVICES

 

University of South Carolina - Websites for the College of Social Work

http://www.sc.edu/career/AlliedHealth/socialwork.html

From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center webpage. This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to opportunities in social services and social work. Use these links to explore how your background in criminology might have prepared you for a career in other areas of human services.

 

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USEFUL University of South Carolina RESOURCES

 

*JobMate

http://www.sc.edu/career

Click on the student link under the JobMate icon in the top right corner of the page. Updated daily by the Career Center at the University of South Carolina, this database lists full-time, part-time, summer, internship and graduate assistantship opportunities in a wide variety of industries.  In addition to searching for advertised opportunities students may also search the employer directory or lists of University of South Carolina Career Fair employers, as well as upload a resume for employers to view and/or sign up for on-campus interviews with employers.

 

University of South Carolina - Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice

http://www.cas.sc.edu/crju/

Information on the Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice at the University of South Carolina.  Provides a nice list of resources, including links to South Carolina agencies.

 

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