Business Partnerships in Virginia Beach
Because ECPI University is so tightly tied to the local community, our faculty forges strong links to area businesses, creating externship opportunities for students to apply their classroom learning in real-life situations. Companies in Hampton Roads that partner with ECPI University include:
- 360IT Partners
- Cox Communications
- Liberty Tax
- Portfolio Recovery Associates
Local Career Opportunities for Homeland Security
Homeland security is not clustered exclusively around airports or our nation's capital. From Chesapeake and Portsmouth to Norfolk and Suffolk, the call to be ever-vigilant means opportunity for smart, well-trained students of criminal justice. Companies in the area that hire in the Homeland Security sector include:
- CACI, Inc.
- General Dynamics
- Paragon Systems, Inc.
Uncle Sam, Now Hiring
Employment need not be exclusively through the Department of Homeland Security, or even the federal government. While a recent graduate with a Bachelor's in Criminal Justice and a concentration in homeland security could find work at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), National Security Agency (NSA), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Secret Service, or other departments. Work is also available in:
- Private industry
- State and local governments
- Police, sheriff and fire departments
Many Hats, One Profession
Homeland Security is a multifaceted sector. After studying at ECPI University's Virginia Beach campus, the new graduate may find interesting work in information security, crime scene investigation, or the juvenile justice system. Protecting infrastructure and ideas, safeguarding seaports and shopping centers, and detecting thefts and terrorists are all part of the job with homeland security.