Sample Assignments

  • Have students visit the Discover Corrections website to learn about different aspects of the corrections industry.  Discover Corrections includes information on institutional corrections, detention, and community corrections.  Students can research different types of jobs and qualifications for jobs in each of these types of disciplines within the corrections field. This will help expose them to the variety of careers within corrections. 
  • Have students review “Stories from the Field” on the Discover Corrections website to review personal perspectives from people working in the field about why they chose this career path and what they enjoy about working in the field.