WSU Criminology and Criminal Justice 2021 Virtual Career Fair
Career fair instructions
Date: Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Time: 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. (Pick a time slot for one-on-one conversations or group sessions with agencies and companies.)
Location: Virtual Career Fair, via Handshake
Who: All students and alumni
The Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice invites employers from various industries to our virtual career fair to recruit WSU students and alumni for career opportunities and internships. Students and alumni from all majors are invited to participate. If you are seeking a full-time job, internship, co-op or part-time experience, this event is for you. Sign up for a virtual time slot to talk one-on-one with the employers of your choice or sign up for various group sessions to learn more about what employers have to offer and various career pathways. Present yourself virtually and professionally to potential employers, networking and highlighting your skills.
Important: Each company has time slots available for students to register and learn about that entity and its available opportunities. You must sign up for a time slot to chat with your employers of choice. You also must show up for your selected time slot. Your schedule of registered sessions is available in Handshake and it includes the meeting link.
During the career fair, we will have a help desk available in case you are having trouble. The Help Desk will be available from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. The information on the link will be sent once you register.
The keys to a successful career fair experience are preparation and follow-up
- Search for WSU Criminology and Criminal Justice 2021 Virtual Career Fair on Handshake
- Review available individual or group sessions that companies are hosting.
- Sign up for time slots with the companies that interest you. Reference your schedule in Handshake.
- Attend the virtual meetings you signed up for via Handshake.
Pro tips to prepare for the virtual career fair
- Review the list of participating employers through Handshake - sign up for each one you want to talk with
- Set yourself reminders including the company name and time you will be speaking with them
- Update your resume or have it reviewed by a Career Services professional
- Upload your final resume onto Handshake and feature it/make it visible on your profile
- If you've signed up for one-on-one meetings, prepare yourself to have 5-10 minute conversations, via video chat, about your education, experiences and skills
- Make sure you dress professionally for the virtual career fair. Employers will see you
- Don't forget to ask for an email address or a LinkedIn request during your conversation so you can follow up
- Complete a tech check prior to the event with your video and microphone
We have a lot of agencies that are signing up. Please save this website for the most up-to-date information. Below is the list of employers that we have so far.
Updated as of March 30, 2021.
|Company name||Job type||Position type||Majors seeking||Position(s)||Website||Contact|
|City of Farmington||Jobs only||Full/part-time||All majors||Police service aide, emergency dispatcher, police officer||fhgov.com||Kurt Bearer |
|Dallas Police Department||Jobs only||Full-time||All majors||Police officer (trainee)||dallaspolice.net/joindpd||Adam Penaloza |
|Drug Enforcement Administration||Jobs only||Full-time||All majors||Special agent, intel research specialist, diversion investigator||dea.gov||Christopher Taylor |
|Fairfax County Police Department||Internship and Jobs||Full-time||All majors||Police officer IAPPO (animal protection officer), unpaid internships||fairfaxcounty.gov/police/join-fcpd||Shawn Carroll, firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Federal Air Marshal Service-- Deroit Field Office||Jobs only||Full-time||All majors||Federal air marshal||tsa.gov/about/jobs-at-tsa||Joel Wise |
|Franklin County Sheriff's Office||Jobs only||Full-time||All majors||Deputy sheriff's 911 dispatcher and other civilian careers||sheriff.franklincountyohio.gov||Mary Walker |
|Gun Lake Tribe||Jobs only||Full-time||Candidate's who have completed the Police Academy||Public saftey officer||gunlaketribe-nsn.gov/employment||Desirae Pyle |
|Macom County Sheriff's Office||Jobs only||Full-time||Criminal justice||Dispatch, corrections, law enforcement||macombsheriff.com||William Ash |
|MDHHS-Office of Inspector General||Jobs only||Full-time||Criminal justice||Regulation agent||michigan.gov/oig||Connor Render |
|Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority||Jobs only||Full-time||All majors||Airport police officer||mwaa.com/careers||Shareese Clarke |
|Michigan State Police||Jobs only||Full-time||All majors||Michigan state trooper||michigan.gov/msp||Dwayne Gill |
|Missouri State Highway Patrol||Jobs only||Full-time||All majors||Trooper recruit, civilian support personnel||motrooper.com||Brad Haggett |
|New Orleans Police Department||Jobs only||Full-time||All majors||Police recruit||JoinNOPD.org||Erick Sosa |
|State Appellate Defender's Office||Internship Only||Full/part-time||Humanities, social sciences, criminal justice, anthropology, sociology, creative writing, psychology, and neuroscience||Unpaid mitigation intern||sado.org||Chelsea Richardson |
|State of Michigan Department of Corrections||Jobs only||Full-time||Criminal justice||Corrections officers||michigan.gov/corrections||Maria Guizar |
|State of Michigan Department of Health and Services||Internship and Jobs||Full-time||Criminal justice or any human services related major||Services specialist (CPS/Foster Care), forensic security assistant, unpaid child welfare internship||michigan.gov/mdhhs||Dorris Crandall |
|Target||Jobs only||Full/part-time||Criminal justice/criminology||Assets protection leader||target.com/careers||Ashley Miller |
|TJX Companies||Jobs only||Part-Time||Criminal Justice||Loss prevention detective||tjx.com/careers/merchandising||Bill Dammarell |
|United States Capitol Police||Jobs only||Full-time||All majors||Police email@example.com|
|United States Postal Inspection Service||Jobs only||Full-time||All majors||U.S postal inspector, postal police officer||uspis.gov||Kerry Gardner |
|U.S Probation & Pretrial Services- Western District of Michigan||Internship and Jobs||Full/part-time, paid internship||All majors||U.S. probation officer, student intern||miwp.uscourts.gov||Michelle Rush |
|United States Secret Service||Jobs only||Full-time||All majors||Criminal Investigator (special agent), uniformed division officer||secretservice.gov/join/careers||Keisha Coleman |
|University of Michigan||Jobs only||Full/part-time||Criminal justice or service orientation||Security officers, guest services specialists||umich.edu||Sherri Swanson |
|Wayne County Government, Michigan||Jobs only||Full/part-time||Criminal justice and psychology||Juvenile detention specialist, police officer, temporary jail officer||waynecounty.com/departments/phr/job-postings.aspx||Dale Kasmier |
|Wayne State University||Law School||Full/part-time||All majors||Graduate school options||law.wayne.edu||Jill Burnette-Maurice |
|Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources||Jobs only||Full/part-time||All majors||Conservative warden (natural resources law enforcement officer)||dnr.wi.gov||John Sinclair |
|Wolverine Human Services||Jobs only||Full/part-time||Criminal justice, criminology, social work, psychology, sociology, human services preferred. all other majors can be considered||Youth care workers, case aides, foster care family workers||wolverinehs.org||Charmaine Gauvin |