Forensics & Criminology
The resources below are a combination of general industry information as well as specific job and internship posting sites for this industry.
- American Academy of Forensic Sciences Job Listings: Opportunities in the field.
- Careers in Forensic Science: Advice from an adjunct at Florida State University.
- Crime Scene Investigations.net: Information on educational options in forensic science.
- Department of Justice: The online presence of the DOJ.
- Forensic magazine: News and resources in the field.
- Forensic Magazine’s Job Listings: A range of forensics job listings.
- The National Directory of Expert Witnesses: A guide to experts and consultants.
- The Riley Guide: Careers in law enforcement and protective services.
- What Can I Do With My Major? - Criminal Justice: Examines criminal justice careers.
- What Can I Do With My Major? - Forensic Science: Examines forensic science careers.
Selected Professional Associations
A professional association is an organization of people who have similar career interests. These membership-based organizations often offer a reduced rate for students that allow access to the many resources they provide. Professional association websites can also offer job/internship databases as well as opportunities to find mentors or other contacts.
- American Academy of Forensic Psychology: Industry professional association.
- American Academy of Forensic Sciences: Includes members from 11 forensic disciplines.
- American Board of Forensic Anthropology: Offers a certification program in forensic anthropology.
- American Board of Forensic Toxicology: Works to establish and enhance voluntary standards for the practice of forensic toxicology.
- American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors: A nonprofit professional society of crime laboratory directors and forensic science managers.
- American Society of Criminologists: An international organization for practitioners in the field.
- Forensic Sciences Foundation: Studies the application of science to the resolution of social and legal issues.
- International Association of Forensic Nurses: Works to provide leadership in forensic nursing.
- National Association of Medical Examiners: Supports professionals in the field of medical examination.
- The International Association for Identification: The oldest and largest forensic organization.