Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Dr. Rivera and Prof. Periman meet with representative from Drug Enforcement Administration about federal career opportunities for students

L to r: Dr. Rivera, Prof. Periman, Angela Coleman.
Dr. Marny Rivera, Justice Undergraduate Program Coordinator, and Prof. Deb Periman, J.D., Legal Studies Program Coordinator, met in April with Angela Coleman, Program Manager, Equal Employment Opportunity Staff for the U.S. Department of  Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). They discussed opportunities for federal employment for Justice and Legal Studies students and ways to increase minority participation in federal career paths.

Ms. Coleman is responsible for the Minority College Relations Program (MCRP). The objective of the program is "to coordinate activities to increase employment and educational opportunities within DEA for students through the MCRP."

DEA career opportunities include special agent, intelligence research specialist, forensic chemist, diversion investigator budget analyst, communication equipment operators, and other administrative/technical positions.

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