Career In Forensics

Career In Forensics A career in forensics career can be exciting and rewarding!

Are you ready to begin the steps to discover if careers in forensics will be a good fit for you? Read on to learn more . . .

The Steps To Starting Career In Forensics

Career In Forensics

If you think this is the right career for you, here are some steps you can take . . .

Step 1


Get your degree in forensic science. Do your research and get enrolled in a forensic science or crime scene investigation program. With competition being tight, a degree will be needed to get into this field.

Step 2

Be an assistant!

When you are in college, get a job in a professor's laboratory. This will give you great experience and the opportunity to work with a professional forensic scientist. If you cannot get into a forensics laboratory, try seeking a general chemistry lab.

Step 3


Play the game of “who you know.” Once you make contact with a forensic scientist, get to know who they know. It’s a great way to get your name out there!

Step 4

Pay attention!

Along the way make sure your practice the art of paying attention to detail. This trait along with analytical thinking will help you get ahead.

Step 5

Work your way up!

Look for entry-level positions in your local police department or coroner’s office. The coroner’s office may not be a cheerful place to work, but if you handle that, you can handle anything that might be thrown at you in the field.

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