Career Questions tagged Forensic

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

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Carol Kampf’s Avatar Stephanie Goldman’s Avatar
Active Dec 21 '18 at 02:18 AM

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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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Terrie Myerchin’s Avatar
Active Nov 06 '18 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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Ken Simmons’s Avatar Candace Salvatto Gomez’s Avatar
Active Sep 23 '18 at 09:54 PM

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Posted by kayla G.’s Avatar kayla G.
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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 '18 at 03:23 AM

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Posted by Johana K.’s Avatar Johana K.
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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 ...

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 '18 at 08:24 PM

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Posted by Ashley  T.’s Avatar Ashley T.

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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YASAMIN J Tehrani’s Avatar Candace Salvatto Gomez’s Avatar Shaminie Athinarayanan’s Avatar yhaqueri niola’s Avatar +5
Active Jan 11 at 08:05 PM

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Posted by Trinity C.’s Avatar Trinity C.
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YASAMIN J Tehrani | Photography Professional I would prefer to live in a big cities.

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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Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Jun 17 '18 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 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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Eric Wild’s Avatar
Active May 05 '18 at 09:09 PM

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Posted by Tierra J.’s Avatar Tierra J.
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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 ...

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 '18 at 12:34 AM

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Posted by Lei T.’s Avatar Lei T.
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Sabrina Vera | Associates in science (crime scene investigation) I believe they are responsible for collecting evidence at scenes. such ...

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...

#career

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Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Jun 05 '18 at 10:54 PM

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Posted by Lei T.’s Avatar Lei T.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Getting to know yourself and how your personality traits and various ...

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....

#forensic

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Active Apr 09 '18 at 03:28 PM

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Posted by Kristen P.’s Avatar Kristen P.

To become a Forensic Pathologist, What must I major in?

I want to become a Forensic Pathologist. #forensic #pathologist #pathology...

#forensics

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Laura Grandi’s Avatar
Active Apr 20 '18 at 09:26 PM

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Posted by Mylene A.’s Avatar Mylene A.
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Laura Grandi | Global Program Manager Undergraduate students interested in forensic pathology careers will want to consider ...

Is there a large variety and availability of jobs if I have a Forensic and Investigative Sciences degree?

This is the field I plan on studying and I am curious as to what my future would be after attaining my degree. #forensic #forensic-analysis #criminal-investigations...

#forensic-investigation

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Carole Curtis’s Avatar
Active Apr 08 '18 at 06:48 PM

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Posted by Sarah M.’s Avatar Sarah M.
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Carole Curtis | Career Couselor/ Certified Career Coachself employed Hi Sarah: Forensic Science grads are highly employable, both in the ...

What education requirements, college degrees, licenses are needed for your career as a Forensic Toxicologist?

I am asking this question because I want to be a Forensic Toxicologist and I want to know how the job actually feels once you have it as a career. #chemistry #forensic #criminal-investigations...

#career

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Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Jun 18 '18 at 12:26 PM

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Posted by Trisha W.’s Avatar Trisha W.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The best way to get an answer to this question is ...

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...

#career

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Joseph R’s Avatar Samantha Davis’s Avatar
Active Aug 07 '18 at 02:16 PM

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Posted by Nathan E.’s Avatar Nathan E.
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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...

#forensic

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Judy Han, LCSW’s Avatar
Active Oct 25 '18 at 11:35 AM

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Posted by Mahalet A.’s Avatar Mahalet A.
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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 ...

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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Jennifer Haden’s Avatar
Active Mar 03 '18 at 04:13 PM

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Posted by Jake R.’s Avatar Jake R.
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Jennifer Haden | Higher Education Consultant Hi, Jake!If you're not familiar, the Occupational Outlook Handbook is a ...

Can you describe a day in the life of a forensic scientist?

I am preparing for a career in forensic science. #forensic #scientist #career #science #career...

#career-counseling

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Active Jan 05 '18 at 12:02 AM

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Posted by Ryan F.’s Avatar Ryan F.
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Gina Balunas | Vice President Strategic Sourcing So much you can do here. My daughter is currently in ...

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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Dr. Ray Finn’s Avatar Alisha Powell’s Avatar Daniela Silva’s Avatar Nancy Hamp, MA’s Avatar +1
Active Feb 17 '18 at 05:46 AM

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Posted by Thaaki S.’s Avatar Thaaki S.
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Dr. Ray Finn | Mental Health Care Professional Dear Thaaki, Things may work differently in South Africa, but in ...

I understand that as a Forensic Biologist you are looking at DNA and the small micro details to solve a crime, however, how often does this evidence actually lead to a great discovery that solves the case?

I want to be a Forensic Biologist. I know what the job implies, but I really want to know how often the evidence actually leads to solving the crime. #professor #forensicscientist #criminologist #dnaanalysist #forensic #forensic-chemistry #forensic-analysis #biology #law-enforcement...

#criminal-justice

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John Randall Leavy’s Avatar Francis Taplin’s Avatar
Active Mar 02 '18 at 01:34 AM

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Posted by Rebecca S.’s Avatar Rebecca S.
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John Randall Leavy | Law Enforcement Professional The Chicago Police utilize Evidence Technicians and The Crime Lab technicians ...

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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Neha Trivedi’s Avatar
Active Oct 15 '17 at 07:08 PM

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Posted by Jada  S.’s Avatar Jada S.
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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 ...

Aside from security and law enforcement, what careers are available in the private sector for a degree in forensic science?

I am interested in a career in forensic science. All my research of careers, has been in the public sector. #forensic-engineering #forensic #science #career...

#college

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Eliot Springer’s Avatar
Active Jan 23 '18 at 06:08 PM

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Posted by Ryan F.’s Avatar Ryan F.
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Eliot Springer | Forensic scientist and administrator There are numerous private - non-government forensic laboratories. A web search ...

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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Jordan Graves’s Avatar
Active Oct 13 '17 at 11:49 AM

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Posted by isacc Y.’s Avatar isacc Y.
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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. ...

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. ...

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 ...

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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Alexis Krouzkevitch’s Avatar Sara Anderson’s Avatar
Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:51 PM

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Posted by Citlali O.’s Avatar Citlali O.
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Alexis Krouzkevitch | Forensic Science Graduate at Arizona State University As a future pathologist I chose to major in forensic science ...

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