Discover Corrections Website
Contracting Agency: Bureau of Justice Assistance

Recruiting and retaining qualified talent is one of the toughest challenges facing corrections agencies today., developed by APPA in partnership with ACA, AJA and CIPP, with funding from the Bureau of Justice Assistance is here to help. As the premier national website dedicated to promoting corrections careers, 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 provides students or experienced professionals who are interested in working in corrections 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 (traditional and non-traditional jobs in the corrections field).
  • 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 is a powerful, FREE resource that exists to help you meet your recruitment challenges. Help us help you!

  1. Visit today!
  2. Register your agency as an “Employer” on the site (or yourself as a “job seeker”)
  3. Post any relevant job openings within your agency (or view job openings across the nation)

Tell your Human Resources Department about If you are not the person in your organization responsible for hiring, please forward this message to the appropriate individual(s) in your agency.

Project Contacts
Mary Ann Mowatt
Research Associate
American Probation and Parole Association
PO Box 11910
Lexington, KY 40578–1910
Phone: (859) 420-4305
Fax: (859) 244-8001