Career Questions tagged Forensic

How long does it take to become a forensic scientist technician?

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Carol Kampf | Recruiter Hi AlmaWhile I have not recruited specifically for Forensic Science Technicians, ...
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Linda Ann Robinson, Ph.D. | Industrial-Organizational Psychology & HR Consulting IF your long-term goal is to be a medical examiner (pathologist ...
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Nancy Hamp, MA | IOrganizational Leadership • Assessment and Interviewing • Educational ... Hi, Brianna,Grades are the most important thing when applying to medical ...

What does a typical day look like for a Computer Forensic Analyst?

I am working towards to becoming an Computer Forensic Analyst, and I was wondering what a typical day looks likes. How many hours do they work? Do they work odd hours? What processes do they go through every day? That sort of information would be helpful. #computer #forensic...

#information-technology

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Active Nov 06 at 10:04 PM

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Posted by Katie B.’s Avatar Katie B.
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Terrie Myerchin | Computer Forensics Professional Hi Katie - great question! The beauty of a Computer Forensics ...

What are the steps to becoming a forensic scientist?

Hi, my name is Kayla and I am a senior in high school, I am interested in pursuing a career in forensics, well I actually want to be a pathologist to be exact. I was wondering if I can ask you a few questions to help me get clarification on the steps to be a real forensic scientist. Also to...

#science #forensic #college #forensics

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Active Sep 23 at 09:54 PM

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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Congratulations on being interested in becoming a forensic scientist. It takes ...

Forensic science for non native speaker

Hi, I´m interested in forensic science since I was 12 years old. I think I could handle studies, but I have read that when you want to work with the police, you have to be good in speaking and writing. Do you think I can make it when I´m non native speaker? Could I be good in doing it in...

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Active Aug 09 at 03:23 AM

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Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Yes, it´s possible Johana!You´ll have to take a TOEFL test scores (for ...

How often do they hire new forensic scientist?

I want to know how many they hire to know if I actually might have a chance to be hired in the future....

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Active Apr 09 at 03:28 PM

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What skills would determine whether someone should be a laboratory assistant or a crime scene analyst?

It would be good to know certain determining factors, like job requirements or daily routines, that could help pick which field to go into. #forensic #forensic-science...

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Active Jun 05 at 10:54 PM

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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Getting to know yourself and how your personality traits and various ...

What would be a typical day for a crime scene analyst?

I'm working on chemistry degree, specifically in the field of forensic science. I''m interested in the subject matter but not sure how to apply myself to it. So, I was wondering about certain career options within that field. #forensic-science #forensic-chemistry #crime-scene-investigation...

#career #forensic #criminal-justice

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Active May 01 at 12:34 AM

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Sabrina Vera | Associates in science (crime scene investigation) I believe they are responsible for collecting evidence at scenes. such ...

Is Forensic Sciences considered to be a minor?

I am aiming to study Criminal Justice as a major, but I want to include Forensic Sciences in my studies. Will Forensics be included in Criminal Justice or is it offered as a minor course? #forensic-science #criminal-justice #criminology #college-major #majors-and-minors...

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Active Oct 25 at 11:35 AM

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Judy Han, LCSW | Parole Agent at CDCR-Division of Adult Parole Operations Hi Mahalet,The answer to your forensic science minor availability is dependent ...

Would it be better to live in a small town or big city when it comes to forensics?

I’m not sure where I want to live in the future and want to know if I’ll be able to find a stable job anywhere I go. #forensic-science #forensics #forensic...

#chemistry

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Active Sep 30 at 02:33 AM

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Stephanie Goldman | Forensic Analyst at Strand Analytical Laboratories, LLC Generally big cities are more likely to have crime labs. Each ...

What is the advancement potential in the field of Forensic Science? And what is a typical path?

I was accepted into the Forensic Science program at several schools, one being West Virginia University and would like to know what to expect after receiving my college degree. #forensic #college-major #career-choice #westvirginiauniversity #science #college...

#forensic-science

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Active Jun 17 at 11:46 PM

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Posted by Jake R.’s Avatar Jake R.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The path may not be the same for everyone. Much of ...

What would be a reasonable salary range to expect if I entered forensic science? What is the long-term potential?

I have applied to several schools for Forensic Science, one is West Virginia University, which has the #1 Forensic program in the country ... its programs partner includes the FBI, in fact, 80% of their graduates are hired by the FBI. And I was accepted to WVU, however, I'm really not aware at...

#forensic #college-major #westvirginiauniversity #college-selection

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Active Mar 03 at 04:13 PM

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Jennifer Haden | Higher Education Consultant Hi, Jake!If you're not familiar, the Occupational Outlook Handbook is a ...

What qualifications are needed to work for the FBI?

I want to be a forensic accountant for the FBI #future #goals #accountant #forensic #forensic-accounting #fbi...

#law-enforcement

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Active May 05 at 09:09 PM

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Eric Wild | ☁ Helping SAP's Strategic Customers Run Simple in ... Tierra,The FBI is an exciting and challenging career, and one that ...

Is there someone here who can tell me the path that they took to become a forensic accountant?

I'm interested in law, but I also enjoy accounting. As such, it seemed a natural step to look into forensic accounting. I'm hoping someone on here would know a bit more about how to become one. #forensic-accounting #forensic #accounting...

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Active Aug 07 at 02:16 PM

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Samantha Davis | Assurance Senior Associate at PwC Hi Nathan! Forensic accounting is a very interesting area to be ...

Is it possible to branch off into speech and hearing therapy from psychology?

I am considering studying psychology, but is it possible to branch off into forensic psychology or speech and hearing therapy, with a psychology degree and experience as a clinical psychologist? #psychology #therapy #counseling #mental-health #mental-health-care #physical-therapy #therapists...

#forensic-psychology #forensic #counseling-psychology

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Active Feb 17 at 05:46 AM

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Dr. Ray Finn | Mental Health Care Professional Dear Thaaki, Things may work differently in South Africa, but in ...

How would I apply to become a forensic analyst after I got my degree?

I'm curious as to how I would become a forensic analyst after i got my degree. What I mean is that I'm confused as to where I would go to apply and how I would learn how to do my job. I'm also curious as to whether I'd need to travel long distances to investigate crime scenes....

#forensic-analysis #criminal-investigations #forensic #law-enforcement #crime-scene-investigation

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Active Oct 13 '17 at 11:49 AM

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Jordan Graves | Digital Forensic Examiner at Aurora PD, Forensic Examiner ... This all really depends on the organization you end up with. ...

What is a coroner's college journey like?

What schooling must a coroner go through medical school or Ph.D. How should one prepare for it through college? #forensic-pathology #medicine...

#forensic

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Active Jul 18 at 08:24 PM

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Posted by Ashley  T.’s Avatar Ashley T.

Which academic programs would provide the best social networks to obtain a job in Forensic Psychology

I am currently a psychology major at Towson University and have found that very few schools offer forensic psychology which makes me worry that it will also be difficult to find a job in the field. I am interested in being a forensic psychologist and studying criminal behavior however, I want...

#forensic #psychology

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Active Sep 06 '17 at 11:42 AM

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Posted by Kayla L.’s Avatar Kayla L.
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Linda Ann Robinson, Ph.D. | Industrial-Organizational Psychology & HR Consulting Kayla, Forensic Psychology is a fascinating field of study and occupation. ...

What's an authentic major for a forensic anthropologist to take?

I don't know much about being a anthropologist, but bones fascinate me because they evolve from small to big and that's cool. #bones #anthropology...

#forensic

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Active Oct 15 '17 at 07:08 PM

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Neha Trivedi | HR Manager Talent Development at Alight Solutions Dear Jada, Great question. I'm a cultural anthropologist, but like you ...

What are the best majors to take if aiming to become a forensic pathologist?

I'm trying to plan how to become a forensic pathologist but I'm having some trouble in choosing a major. I understand that a doctorate is needed but the only information that I can find on majors says that a bachelor degree in science is needed. Is there any benefit to certain science majors...

#majors #career-details #forensic #forensic-pathology #college-major

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:51 PM

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Sara Anderson | Environmental Scientist I'm assuming that if you're interested in forensic pathology your ultimate ...

what are the best colleges offering forensic science programs and are any summer programs that would help me better understand what i would need to do in order to major/study this in college?

When I first started high school, I wanted to become a pediatrician, but as the years went on I became more interested in forensics. I want to pursue forensic science/ criminal science as a career but I don't know where to start. #college #forensic...

#criminal-investigations

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:59 PM

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Alexa de Gannes | Forensic Scientist I studied forensic science and criminology at the University of Tampa. ...

what are the different roles/jobs in forensics

i was asking this question so that i can see what i want to do in the field #science #college-major...

#forensic

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Active Oct 26 at 06:13 PM

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Stephanie Goldman | Forensic Analyst at Strand Analytical Laboratories, LLC As people said forensics can apply to any specialty as long ...

How much does a forensic scientist get paid monthly

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:50 PM

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Posted by Azandia T.’s Avatar Azandia T.
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Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hi Azandia! The average pay for a Forensic Scientist is $51,231 ...

How long would i have to be in college to get my masters

How long I have to stay to succeed #forensic #forensic-analysis...

#crime-scene-investigation

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:54 PM

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Paul Gullatte | Senior Compliance Associate It depends upon which field your master's degree would be in ...

What are some good colleges to go to , to earn a masters in forensics

What a good college to go to is #lawyer #criminal-justice #forensic...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:54 PM

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N Rutledge | Law Professor/Judge I would say it depends on the type of forensics. Do ...

what can you do with a forensic degree if you do not manage to get a forensic job?

its really hard to get forensic related jobs die to the closure of the Birmingham forensic services and most forensic jobs require experience of which the majority of university leavers will not have. #forensic #recruiting...

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Active Dec 01 '17 at 01:11 PM

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Alexis Krouzkevitch | Forensic Science Graduate at Arizona State University As someone in the same boat I recommend getting a holder ...

What traits do I need to improve to be an Forensic Science Technicians

I'm a sophomore in high school and i really want to be an Forensic Science Technician but I don't what character traits I need to improve to be onw #forensic #forensic-scientist...

#csi

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:49 PM

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Posted by Richard M.’s Avatar Richard M.
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Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hi Richard, Take a look in these skills: Reading Comprehension - ...

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