Career Center

Attention Employers with Job Postings!

APPA is now using as its new job board and career recruitment resource. enables you to:

  • Reach a local and national audience of informed, interested and qualified candidates
  • Present them with detailed information about your agency
  • Post your jobs to our jobs board
  • Search resumes of registered job seekers
  • And do it all for FREE

Visit to register as an Employer and populate your agency profile and post your job openings for FREE.

Attention Job Seekers and Students!

Whether you are a student or experienced professional, and whether you are interested in a traditional corrections career, or in a non-traditional role such as Information Technology, Accounting or Human Resources, job seekers are finding to be a valuable career tool, because it:

  • Identifies key advantages to a career in corrections
  • Presents an accurate and up-to-date description about the role and functions of various aspects of corrections (community corrections, jails and detention, prisons and institutions, and more)
  • Describes the wide range of jobs and career choices for potential employees
  • Summarizes the general requirements needed by applicants to join the profession
  • Highlights professionals who work in the field
  • Enables job seekers to search open jobs on our full-featured, corrections-specific job board

To locate and apply for jobs using this FREE resource, visit to register as a jobseeker.

Discover Corrections was created as a collaborative effort of The Council of State Governments/American Probation and Parole Association (CSG/APPA), the American Correctional Association (ACA), American Jail Association (AJA) and the Center for Innovative Public Policies (CIPP), with funding from the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) On October 1, 2014, federal funding for the website was expended, and the American Probation and Parole Association assumed management of the website without federal funding.