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Makara Jarett

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'98 Crime, Law, and Justice | Senior Special Agent, U.S. Secret Service | Union, NJ
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Makara Jarett

 Liberal Arts Major: Crime, Law, and Justice

Hometown: Hazleton, PA

Current Location: Union, NJ

What was your first job after graduating from Penn State?

After graduating from Penn State, I became a case manager for the Youth Services Agency of Pennsylvania in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania.

What was your favorite class?

Organized Crime taught by Dr. Block

How did your liberal arts education and skills prepare you for life after graduation?

My education provided me with a solid foundation for a career in criminal justice.

What networking advice would you share with current students?

Networking is extremely important. I work with people all over the world and from a variety of fields. The ability to network has been extremely helpful.

What role have mentors played in your career progression?

Mentors are extremely important. In my career, I never stop learning. I have had numerous mentors throughout my career. Mentors sharing knowledge from their experiences has helped me tremendously.

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