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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To Recession-Proof Careers by Jeff Cohen

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Careers in Homeland Security

Problem solving is a tough challenge for many people. Now imagine trying to solve problems before they happen. That’s the job for those who work in the Department of Homeland Security.
Since the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, our country has been squarely focused on protection from future terrorist threats. In fact, that is why the Department of Homeland Security was created. However, the department extends beyond just terrorist activity prevention. Pandemics and natural disasters also fall under this department’s jurisdiction. Broadly, here are the main areas of responsibility that fall under the Department of Homeland Security:
Customs and border protection: Agents are positioned along U.S. ...

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