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Providing services to protect others, navigating the criminal justice system and national security are part of this group of occupations. Lawyers, judges, police, firefighters, and national intelligence staff represent a sample of the occupations found here. If you have an interest in representing and protecting the rights of others, these jobs are worth considering.

Occupations within Law, Public Safety & Policy

13 Careers in Law (Without Being a Lawyer)

Interested in the legal industry but unsure about wanting to attend law school? Some of the best careers in law allow you to explore different areas of the legal sector without becoming an attorney. Legal careers like paralegal and electronic …

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Federal grant will help WSU Police Department secure professional accreditation 

The Washington State University Police Department’s efforts to earn prestigious law enforcement accreditation are getting a boost from the U.S. Justice Department. 

Although not required of law enforcement agencies, accreditation from the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs helps …

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Pullman Police Department using new intervention training

The Pullman Police Department joins other agencies utilizing the Active Bystandership for Law Enforcement training, which focuses on misconduct prevention.

According to The Community Policing Dispatch website, ABLE is provided by the Georgetown University Law Center. The program was launched …

By Sicaly Sorrell
Sicaly Sorrell Pullman Police Department using new intervention training
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Who’s Hiring? 11 Nonprofits Hiring for Manager-Level Roles

If you’ve been working in the social-impact sector for a few years, you may be starting to think about next steps; how you’d like to grow personally and professionally, and what you need to do to get to where you …

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Partnership for Public Service & Federal Government Internship Programs

The Partnership for Public Service is a non-profit & non-partisan organization that with the goal of providing support for current government workers and helping match young people to government opportunities. Learn more about their internship support programs!

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Harrison Hughes Career Coach & Academic Advisor
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Featured Resources

CORA (Court Opportunity Recruitment for All)

The National Center for State Courts (NCSC) provides a centralized application to find out about state level court opportunities! Use …

Federal Internship Finder

The Partnership for Public Service

The Partnership for Public Service is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that works to support the …

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