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SAMPLE CAREERS Law (Attorneys): Present evidence and argue in court to support a client. Counsel people on legal rights and courses of action in business and personal matters. Judge: Preside over trials or hearings and listen as attorneys represent their clients. Rule on the admissibility of evidence and ensuring that rules and procedures are followed. clcillinois.edu/transfer Paralegal or legal assistant (paralegals): Work under the supervision of an attorney to prepare for closings, hearings, trials and corporate meetings. Investigate the facts of cases, identify appropriate laws and prepare written reports and legal documents as directed by an attorney. clcillinois.edu/programs/pls
Law Enforcement (police officers): Apprehend individuals who break the law and then issue citations or give warnings; maintain detailed records of incidents; educate the public on crime prevention. Detectives and investigators: Connect clues to uncover facts about legal, financial or personal matters, from insurance fraud to background checks to computer crimes.
Corporate security manager: Conduct internal and external investigations on cases ranging from employee/customer theft to drug use, cyber crimes and more. clcillinois.edu/programs/crj Firefighting (firefighters): Extinguish fires, perform rescues, manage hazardous material (HazMat) emergencies and educate the public on fire prevention. clcillinois.edu/programs/fst
WHAT DO THEY EARN? Occupation
Police Officer Varies, from Associate Degree vocational education to associate degree
Fire FIghter Varies, from Associate Degree vocational education to associate degree
*Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degrees were not designed for transfer to four-year schools. However, courses in A.A.S. programs may transfer to specific institutions. See clcillinois.edu/info/transfer/aas for details.
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