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No Detective Work Necessary: Salary Expectations for Laurier Criminology and Policing Grads Blog Header

No Detective Work Necessary: Salary Expectations for Laurier Criminology and Policing Grads

Like just about everything else in the world, crime is constantly changing. Lawbreakers develop new techniques to exploit evolving technologies and communities, even as research continues to unlock new understanding of the criminal mind. Public safety, law enforcement, social services, and ...Read more

Why It’s Worth it to Upgrade Your Education to Include a Master of Social Work
Why It’s Worth it to Upgrade Your Education to Include a Master of Social Work

Why It’s Worth it to Upgrade Your Education to Include a Master of Social Work

Social workers are the mesh that holds Canada’s social safety net in place, providing a range of services that includes preventing vulnerable populations from falling into poverty, and giving those already impoverished the means to improve their condition. Wherever there are people in Canada, ...Read more

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Why I Chose to Change My Career and Become a Social Worker

I’ll always help, no matter what. I’ll help you move or pick a tie for an interview. I’ll listen, and I’ll give advice. If you’re anything like me, you probably know how challenging it can be to help someone who doesn’t really want your help. It turns out it’s even more difficult to help someone ...Read more

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Keeping Canada Prepared: Careers in Public Safety GIS & Data Analytics Blog Header

Keeping Canada Prepared: Careers in Public Safety GIS & Data Analytics

Wherever you look, predictive analytics are en vogue. Baseball teams handicap a player's future value before negotiating their contracts, while corporations facing litigation use computer-generated performance metrics to decide which lawyers to hire. There is more opportunity than ever for ...Read more

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Preparing for a Career in Emergency Management in Ontario

Fires, floods and earthquakes. Epidemics and pandemics. Terrorist attacks. Environmental catastrophes. In a world where daily events are becoming ever more volatile and unpredictable, there is a greater need than ever before for skilled emergency management professionals. Wilfrid Laurier ...Read more

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MBA vs. MPA vs. MPS: Which is Best for Me? blog header

MBA vs. MPA vs. MPS: Which is Best for Me?

The decision to pursue graduate studies, particularly for a person in mid-career is an important decision; not only is the financial burden that this involves a major consideration, but the value that the credential will bring in terms of increasing your personal capital worth to an employer is ...Read more

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How to Become a Police Officer in Calgary blog header

How to Become a Police Officer in Calgary

Looking to Become a Cop in Calgary?

The Calgary Police Service is actively seeking new officers, and will begin accepting applications in October 2017. Acceptance of applications was temporarily halted to develop and establish a new online system that allows for paperless applications. Once your ...Read more

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Criminology Offers Multiple Career Opportunities - Blog Header

Criminology Offers Multiple Career Opportunities

Today's law enforcement and public safety professionals work under intense scrutiny —of their actions and their inaction. Being tested in the field and subjected to periods of extreme pressure and adverse conditions,training and education matter.

There are significant potential rewards ...Read more

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