Friday, February 22, 2013

University Career Center: Exploring Career Options?

Do you value independence and a sense of achievement in your work? 
Have you explored a career in Retail Loss Prevention?

O*NET OnLine describes Retail Loss Prevention Specialist’s tasks to include:
  • Implement or monitor processes to reduce property or financial losses.
  • Investigate known or suspected internal theft, external theft, or vendor fraud.
  • Collaborate with law enforcement agencies to report or investigate crimes.
  • Direct work of contract security officers or other loss prevention agents.
  • Identify and report merchandise or stock shortages.
  • Inspect buildings, equipment, or access points to determine security risks.
  • Monitor compliance with standard operating procedures for loss prevention, physical security, or risk management.
  • Perform covert surveillance of areas susceptible to loss, such loading docks, distribution centers, or warehouses
Learn more about the field of loss prevention by visiting O*NET OnLine at, or by speaking with the following employers at the Criminal Justice Career & Internship Fair (, March 6, 2013.
*Kohl’s Department Stores- Loss Prevention Internship
*Target Corporation- Leader- Assets Protection