Announcements in the Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice Studies


Lecture Series

The CCJS lecture series (CCJS 399) complements the academic training provided by the department. It is an excellent way to learn about the applied side of the disclipline of criminology and criminal justice studies. The class was originally created by CCJS students in the early days of the department who wanted to learn more about real world application. Their Facebook page is at

Job Announcements

    1.28.15:  The following job announcement for the San Francisco Adult Probation Department has been posted on the job opportunities page:
    9774 Senior Community Development Specialist I (working title “Gender Responsive Services Coordinator)

    Filing of applications opened 1/26/15. Applications for this recruitment process will be accepted on a continuous basis and filing may close at any time. The recruitment will close when a sufficient number of qualified applications are received. Interested candidates are encouraged to immediately apply.

Studies of Interest
  • PEW Labor Study, February 2012 Young, Underemployed and Optimistic: Coming of Age, Slowly, in a Tough Economy. A recent study of the employment situation, which compares what it was and is like for parents and young adults, respectively. Download
  • The Value of College Degrees What is the value of a college degree? Here's a statistical answer from Georgetown University Take this link now and take the link to Social Sciences, then look under "Criminology."
  • Occupational Employment Statistics

    Conduct your own search of different occupations and locations: click here.

For more discussion of contemporary issues see the Pacific Crime Blog or the Redwood Highway via the link to "Criminal Justice Resources" on the left.