Do you have what it takes to work in public service?

Posted by Kate C on Sep 17, 2017 9:04:00 PM

Do you have what it takes to work in the field of public service?

Wanting to be helpful is one thing – we all feel the need to contribute to our neighborhoods, our schools and our world from time to time. But having the innate skills, talents and drive to make public service your career is something else. Here are some of the characteristics of someone well suited for the public service sector.

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Topics: Online learning, SPA, public service career, public service degree

Making a Career in Public Service

Posted by Kate C on Sep 15, 2017 3:29:25 PM

 

What can you do with a degree in public service?

David Schachter, assistant dean of student affairs for New York University, in the US News and World Report article, “How to Make a Career in Public Service,” advises students considering making public service their career to look at the field this way: they can focus on an issue they care about, they can try to identify a role they would like to play, they can pinpoint the sort of organization they would most want to work for, or they can identify the system they would want to be a part of, such as our public schools or the correctional system.

With Professor Schachter’s advice in mind, consider the list of job descriptions below.

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Topics: Online learning, career, public service, SPA, BAPS

What can you do with a Public Service degree?

Posted by Kate C on Sep 14, 2017 10:14:52 AM

 

Can I be of service?

Here are some questions to consider. They may not seem related in any way, but they are – and we’ll tell you how momentarily. Answer each one as honestly as you can, please. After all, your future career – and lives of the people you may touch as you follow that career path – may be hanging in the balance!

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The Value of a Degree

Posted by Jan Watson on Aug 22, 2017 2:42:00 PM

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What jobs will I be qualified for once I earn my Master of Criminal Justice Degree?

Posted by Kate C on Aug 20, 2017 6:15:00 PM

What jobs will I be qualified for once I earn my Master of Criminal Justice Degree?

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Topics: Criminal Justice, CU Online, Online Degree, job, master degree, career, FBI, forensic anthropologist, forensic psychologist, special agent, director of court services, teacher, criminologist, criminal profiler, correctional supervisor, qualify







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