Career Opportunities


"I think the first duty of society is justice."  Alexander Hamilton 

"Justice...is so subtle a thing that to interpret it one has only need of a heart."  Jos Garcia Oliver

As part of its mission to skillfully integrate theory and application into a holistic and interdisciplinary course of study that prepares its graduates for wide-ranging career opportunities within America's criminal justice system, Fairleigh Dickinson University's School of Criminal Justice provides its students numerous opportunities to observe, interact and experience first-hand, the people and places that comprise America's criminal justice system. Beyond guest speakers that are integrated throughout many courses, additional opportunities are specifically afforded through the:

  • Criminal Justice Field Experiences Course
  • Criminal Justice Internship Program 
  • Criminal Justice Distinguished Guest Lecture Series
  • Criminal Justice Site Visits
  • Criminal Justice Global Study Abroad Program

Examples of agencies that the School of Criminal Justice have worked with are:

Federal Bureau of Investigation New York City Police Department
United Nations Security Force New Jersey Juvenile Justice Commission
FBI Victim Witness Coordinator DYFUS - Division of Youth and Family Services
FBI Terrorism Task Force Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
U.S. Secret Service  Bergen County Sheriff's Department
U.S. Treasury Department Bergen County Prosecutor's Office
U.S. Customs New Jersey State Department of Corrections
U.S. Division of Parole New Jersey Superior Court
U.S. Marshall Service FDU Public Safety and Counseling Services
U.S. Internal Revenue Service  Bronx Juvenile Court
U.S. Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Victims of Domestic Violence
U.S. Federal Courts: Eastern and Southern Districts