If you're graduating from college soon or have been in the job market for awhile, chances are you will soon embark on a job search in your chosen field. While searching for the perfect job can be time consuming, it doesn't have to be a stressful endeavor. Arming yourself with the right tools for your job search can help keep stress at bay as you seek out a new position that will set you on the right career path.
If you have served (or are currently serving) in the Army, chances are your military experience has given you many skills that can be applied to careers in the field of criminal justice. Criminal justice professionals are highly sought after and career opportunities in this field continue to be relatively strong in many markets. For those with military experience, the field of criminal justice can be an exciting and rewarding path to a fulfilling civilian career. And, those seeking degrees in criminal justice can often get course credit for previous military experience.
Did you know that any company that has a Federal contract worth $100,000 or more have agreed to programs and hiring practices that not only encourage veterans to apply for jobs, they actually give vets an advantage in the hiring process?
If you're gearing up to start a job search to help you land a job after graduation, or if you're thinking of switching jobs, it's time to take a close look at the most effective job search engines and employment services available. As you dive into job search mode, make sure your resume and online portfolio or career website are up to date.
The Army has more jobs—in a variety of areas—than you would ever expect: over 150 jobs for Soldiers on Active Duty, and 120 jobs in the Army Reserve. From working with computers to assisting physicians to fixing helicopters, there's an Army job right for you.
If you want more info about jobs than what is below, you can look up or scan through the full list of US Army Active Duty and Reserve MOSs/jobs on our Army Jobs page.