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Careers in Justice

The justice sector offers exciting careers for all tastes and personalities!

For each career, discover the career profile and description, the required education, training and skills, as well as an overview of the challenges to come in the next few years.

Whether you are exploring career options or reorienting your career, or simply want to know who does what in the judicial system, you’re at the right place.

Correctional Officer

Correctional officers, known at one time as prison guards, are responsible for keeping order and overseeing inmates in a prison or penitentiary. They ...

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Court Clerk

At one time, court clerks were responsible for recording the main court proceedings with pen and paper. They still have a similar function but, today,...

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Court Reporter

Court reporters create an official record of everything said during negotiations, examinations for discovery and court proceedings. They do so using a...

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Court Services Officer

Court services officers spend most of their time in the courtroom. These officers help ensure hearings unfold in a calm and orderly fashion. They make...

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Judge

Judges preside over criminal and civil cases in federal and provincial courts. For many people, judges are the embodiment of the justice system itself...

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Lawyer

When we think of lawyers, we often picture them in their black robes passionately defending their client in a courtroom. However, only about 15% of la...

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Legal Assistant

Legal assistants, sometimes called legal secretaries, are crucial to any legal organization. They play an important role in communication and office a...

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Legal Interpreter

Legal translators re-express written words from one language into another while legal interpreters translate the spoken word from one language into an...

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Legal Translator

Legal translators re-express written words from one language into another while legal interpreters translate the spoken word from one language into an...

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Paralegal

Lawyers are supported in their work by a number of other individuals. Paralegals provide assistance to lawyers and their clients through their experti...

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Police Officer

Police officers play an important role in maintaining order and ensuring public safety. Their work is not limited to emergency situations like acciden...

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Probation and Parole Officer

Parole officers help recently released offenders reintegrate into society while keeping an eye on them. For example, officers can assist offenders wit...

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Social Worker

To become a social worker, you must first complete a university degree. You will then apply the theory you have learned out in the field. Social worke...

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