Public Service Career Resources

Browse this selection of public service related sites. Includes resources for the criminal justice, military leadership, national security, and public administration disciplines.

Criminal Justice

Career Exploration

Career Exploration


Sample Related Careers: Paralegal, Probation, Corrections, Investigation, Court Administration, Juvenile Justice, Casework, Loss Prevention, Legal Research, Forensics, Private Security, Global Intelligence, Public Safety, Law Enforcement

Job Search Resources

Job Search Resources

Military Leadership

Job Search Resources

Job Search Resources

National Security

Career Exploration

Career Exploration

Paralegal Studies

Public Administration

Career Exploration

Career Exploration


Sample Related Careers: Budget and Fiscal Management, City/County Management, Nonprofit Management, Public Affairs and Communication, Urban Planning, Transportation Management, Grant Writing, Consulting

Job Search Resources

Job Search Resources

  • www.PublicServiceCareers.org 
    The job board and career information website that lets you filter jobs listings by degree level. It’s sponsored by NASPAA, the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), and the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM).
  • America’s Job Bank 
    Sponsored by the US Department of Labor, this site links to individual State job banks.
  • USAJobs
    The US federal government’s official job listing and application system. The site includes a special section for the Pathways Programs for Students and Recent Graduates: www.usajobs.gov/StudentsAndGrads
  • Idealist
    Idealist.org includes nonprofit and community organizations, jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities around the world.
  • Work for Good
    A source of nonprofit jobs and career opportunities
  • Department of the Navy Civilian Human Resources

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