A student meets with recruiters during the 2019 CJC Career Fair

Criminal Justice Career Day, held each spring at Ball State, mutually benefits students and criminal justice organizations by connecting more than 600 interested, educated, well-qualified, and motivated students with potential employers. The event gives students the opportunity to meet representatives from local, state, federal, and private sector criminal justice agencies providing important services in Indiana and across the nation. Career Day 2024 will be in-person at the Student Center, and will be on Thursday, April 11 from 12:00-3:00. See below for registration details!

Information for Students

CJC Career Day is free for students, and interested students should speak with their CJC instructors for more information about the event. As the date gets closer, your CJC instructors will share more information and collect names of junior and senior-level students interested in participating in the mock interviews, and all students are welcome to come and meet participating recruiters, gather more information about recruiting agencies, and share their résumés.

In need of professional clothes for Career Day? Ball State students can find and get new and gently used professional clothes for free through Cardinal Closet. Click here for more information about scheduling an appointment or dropping by open hours when students can come by and "shop" for free business attire!

Information for Organizations

Organizations wishing to participate will be allowed to staff an information table in Cardinal Hall A/B/C in the Student Center. Reservations will be made first come, first served. Organizations also have the opportunity to conduct mock interviews with interested students during the CJC Career Day. All questions regarding the CJC Career Day should be addressed to Dr. Anthony Vito and Dr. Xinting Wang


Our CJC Career Fair will be on Thursday, April 11, 2024 from 12:00-3:00. Please register for the event here: Criminal Justice and Criminology Career Day 2024

Employers: Registration is $40, which includes a parking pass, lunch, and one table with two chairs. Please select "Register As An Employer" to complete the reservation process.

Students: The career fair is always free to students! Please select "Attend As A Student" to register for the event.


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