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Criminology Careers Event - Work for Social Justice, Work for Criminal Justice

Venue: Birkbeck Main Building

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Book your place for the November 2019 Criminology Careers Event, organised by the Department of Criminology, Birkbeck.

Please note that this event is open only to current Criminology students at Birkbeck.

Speaker: Leah Goodrham, Head of a Specialist Casework Team, Public Protection Casework Section (PPCS) of Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS)

Leah Goodrham, is the Head of a Specialist Casework Team within the Public Protection Casework Section (PPCS) of Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS). She has spent the past 9 years, since graduating with a Masters in Criminology and Forensic Psychology from Middlesex University, working within the Criminal Justice System directly with offenders in custody. Her experience includes adult male and female prisons as well as custodial environments for children.

About Criminology Careers Events
Criminology Careers Events introduce students to criminology related employers and the opportunities and challenges involved in developing a career path. Events cover:

  • The practicalities of developing a career, from work experience to recruitment.
  • Themes relevant to criminology research and teaching, from criminal justice policy and practice to social and racial justice.

Each session lasts 90 minutes, and involves short talks from a panel of professionals who explain how they arrived at their current role. There is opportunity for group Q&A as well as informal 1-1 time with speakers. Events are an opportunity to socialise with peers in the department. Refreshments and snacks are provided. Find out more here.

This event is open to the public and free to attend however booking is required via this page. We kindly request that if you are unable to attend that you cancel your booking in order to allow others to attend.

Latecomers to the event are not guaranteed entry. Please be advised that photographs may be taken at the event.

Please contact us if you have any access requirements. See here for further details of accessibility at Birkbeck venues. Food and drink may be served at this event. Please contact us if you have any allergies that we may need to consider.


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