College of Arts & Sciences
Internships & Careers

There are ample internship and, later, employment opportunities for student's majoring in criminal justice at such governmental agencies as municipal police departments, the Federal Marshal's Service, state and federal district attorney's offices, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, state probation and parole offices, the New Jersey State Police, local victim and witness assistance programs, the Federal Bureau of Prisons and the Drug Enforcement Administration. A bachelor's degree in criminal justice also allows students to further their education in graduate school. It provides them with the necessary educational qualifications to apply for admission to master's degree programs in political science, criminal justice, criminology, law, public administration or sociology.

Career management is a lifelong process, the most important aspect of which is how your career begins. The Career Center at Seton Hall University will give you the tools to get your career off to a strong start, and has more than a dozen experienced professionals ready to work with you. Graduate students can take advantage of The Career Center’s multitude of benefits, including:

  • One-on-One Career Counseling
  • Individualized Career Development and Management Plans
  • Online Career Assessments
  • Career Education Workshops, including Resume Writing
  • Pirate Mentor Program with Access to Extensive Network of Thousands of Seton Hall Alumni

The Career Center at Seton Hall University
Bayley Hall, Suite 209
(973) 761-9355

Careers in Law Enforcement 
  • Customs Canine Enforcement Officer
  • Customs Import Specialist
  • Customs Inspector
  • Customs Patrol Officer
  • Customs Pilot
  • Customers Special Agent
  • Deputy U.S. Marshal
  • Drug Enforcement Special Agent
  • Environmental Conservation Officer
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent
  • Federal Investigations Investigator
  • Federal Protective Service Officer/Criminal Investigator
  • Immigration and Naturalization Service, Border Patrol Agent
  • Immigration and Naturalization Criminal Investigator
  • Immigration and Naturalization Deportation Officer
  • Immigration and Naturalization  Inspector
  • Inspector General Investigator
  • Internal Revenue Criminal Inspector
  • Internal Revenue Internal Security Inspector
  • Park Police (United States)
  • Postal Service Inspector
  • Secret Service Agent
  • Secret Service Uniformed Office

Careers in State and Municipal Law Enforcement
  • Deputy Sheriff
  • Investigator (State, Country, Municipal)
  • State Police Officer/ State Trooper
  • Police Officer (Municipal)

Careers in the Courts
  • Attorney/Lawyer
  • Bailiff (Court Officer)
  • Court Administrator
  • Court Clerk
  • Court Liaison Counselor
  • Court Reporter (Short-Hand Reporter)
  • Court Representative
  • Domestic Violence Counselor
  • Judge
  • Paralegal/Legal Assistant
  • Pretrail Service Officer, U.S. District Courts
  • Release-On-Own-Recognizance (ROR) Interviewer
  • Research Analyst/Statistician
  • Support Service Coordinator
  • Site Superviser
  • Victim Services Personal
  • Victim Services Specialist
  • Child and Youth Counselor
  • Crisis Counselor
  • Runaway Counselor

Careers in Corrections
  • Correctional Treatment Specialist (Federal Prison)
  • Corrections Counselor
  • Corrections Officer
  • Juvenile Justice Counselor
  • Parole Officer
  • Pre-Release Program Correctional Counselor
  • Pre-Release Program Employment Counselor
  • Pre-Release Program Halfway House Manager
  • Probation Officer
  • Juvenile Probation Officer
  • Warden

Other Related Corrections Occupations
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Vocational Counselor
  • Recreational Counselor
  • Academic Teacher
  • Casework/HIV Specialist
  • Education Counselor
  • Substance Abuse Specialist
  • Classification and Treatment Director
  • Management Coordinator
  • Inmate Records Coordinator
  • Correctional Facilities Specialist
  • Facilities Specialist
  • Prisoner-Classification Interviewer
  • Penologist
  • Private Correction - Corrections Corp. of America

Careers in Forensic Science/Criminalistic
  • Ballistic Specialist
  • Toolmark Specialist
  • Serology Specialist
  • Fingerprint Specialist
  • Arson Specialist
  • Document Specialist
  • Polygraph Specialist
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms
  • U.S. Customers Service
  • Drug Enforcement Administration

Careers in Private Security
Diverse Employment Opportunities
  • Retail Security
  • Commercial Security
  • Institutional Security
  • Industrial Security
Job Responsibilities
  • Administrator/Manager
  • Investigator
  • Technician
  • Protective Specialist

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