Industry Spotlight: Public Service

Do you like working with people? Do you enjoy helping others? Do you excel at communicating and public speaking? A job in public service might be right for you! Explore the demand occupations below that fall into the public service industry. 

Correctional officer/jailer

Interested in becoming a correctional officer/jailer?


Endorsement

  • Law & Public Service

Classes to take in high school:

  • Government
  • Criminal justice
  • Psychology
  • English
  • Sociology

Check out what correctional officer/jailer job openings are available near you!

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Police and sheriff patrol officer

Interested in becoming a police and sheriff patrol officer?


Endorsement:

  • Law & Public Service 

Classes to take in high school:

  • Government
  • Criminal justice
  • Psychology
  • English
  • Sociology

Check out what police and sheriff patrol officer job openings are available near you!


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Teacher

Interested in becoming a teacher?


Endorsement:

  • Education & Training

Classes to take in high school:

  • English
  • Psychology
  • Mathematics
  • History 
  • Advanced subjects of area of interest 

Check out what teacher job openings are available near you!


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Special education teacher

Interested in becoming a special education teacher?


Endorsement:

  • Education & Training

Classes to take in high school:

  • English
  • Psychology
  • Mathematics
  • History
  • Advanced subjects of area of interest

Check out what teacher job openings are available near you!

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Military

Interested in joining the military?


Endorsement:

  • Public Service

What to do in high school:

  • Participate in JROTC if available at your school
  • Stay in good physical shape
  • Complete the Armed Service Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) test 

Learn more about the military and its different branches here!

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Military
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