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Where are the Forensic Jobs?

Where are the forensic jobs? I get lots of questions about forensic science and the starting of a forensic career, specifically where to find forensic job. There was a recent study that may answer why some students have no problem finding a forensic job vs. others who are finding forensic jobs a...

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Bitemark Evidence. Outdated Forensic Science?

Why is forensic bitemark identification likely to be abolished as a form of trial evidence? The public holds exaggerated views of the quality of the scientific foundations of a surprising number of forensics sciences, as well as of the courts’ scrutiny of that evidence. The most significant of...

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Job vs. Career. Which one do you want?

Do you want a job or do you want a career? Is there a difference? YES! This difference usually has to do with YOUR attitude toward your current work duties. When you think of your career, what comes to mind? LONG TERM GOALS. What do you need to do (extra training, additional education) to get...

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Most Common Reasons Why You Failed a Background Check.

Anyone who is anyone knows about background checks. These checks aren't just limited to the forensic world either. So let's explore the most common reasons why someone would fail a background check: Criminal Record. If you've been convicted of a crime and the job you are applying to requires...

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Newest Course: Strange and Unusual Suicides Using Cutting Equipment

So excited to announce our newest course, Strange and Unusual Suicides, which is scheduled to launch on Monday December 12 2016. As you can imagine from the title, the course presents several cases studies of unusual suicide cases involving equipment you would find in a manufacturing type of...

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Sherri Rasmussen: Killed by Scorned LAPD Officer

Stephanie Lazarus. I stumbled across a podcast (in one of my previous blog posts I mentioned how I love listening to podcasts) that dissects and reviews various cases. Sprinkled with audio and commentary, I immediately noticed the latest podcast's episode featuring Sherri Rasmussen murder by...

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The Ethical Part of Your Forensic Career

Been posting lots of stories of forensic experts screwing up their careers. From lies to stealing, these gone wrong professionals not only risked (and ruined) their careers--the same career you are itching to have--but have called into question each and every case one of these gone wrong...

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Forensic Career Series: The Hows in Getting a Forensic Career Started

A few weeks ago we had our newest instructor, Kelcey Kemp, a forensic scientist, present an 8 hour interactive hands-on training workshop about biological evidence--collection techniques, required skills and equipment needed, and the many in the field testing kits available to crime scene...

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5 Things to Do After Graduating with a Forensic Degree

So you've graduated. Congrats on getting your degree. I know you've worked hard in getting your degree and now your sites are set upon getting a forensic job. You've applied to forensic related jobs but you have yet to be called for a second interview or worse yet, have received 'thanks but no...

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Professional Forensic Organizations Provide Professional Proof to Students

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