A career in corrections offers you the chance to serve your community, keep citizens safe, and change lives for the better.
Top reasons to choose the corrections field:
- Make a difference
- Grow professionally and personally
- Experience a dynamic work environment
- Gain financial stability
The corrections field has three core disciplines:
- Community corrections
- Jails and detention
- Prisons and institutions
Each discipline performs a specific function in the criminal justice system, each has a workforce with specialized knowledge, skills, and abilities, and each can involve working with juvenile and adult offenders.
Starting your career path as a corrections officer at Inver Hills will teach you how to enforce rules within a correctional facility as you work alongside certified corrections and law enforcement professionals and examine the critical roles of corrections, rehabilitation, and probation in the criminal justice system.