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Author Topic: A graduating graduate student with a MS in Forensic Science needs a job  (Read 7867 times)

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Offline AdamWolff

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Hi everyone.  It seems this section of the forums is not being used anymore, so I figure I will give it a shot.

I am graduating this December with a Masters of Science in Forensic Science and would love to work in a firearm and toolmark unit in a crime lab.  I had a previous internship in the firearm and toolmark unit here in Miami, Florida and enjoyed it a lot.  My main task was to categorize .44 and .45 casings.  I even created a searchable database on excel that lets a user choose certain aspects of an unknown casing and it will show you what casing it might be along with a photograph.

I do not mind relocating at all and already have applied to a few jobs on the aafs website.  I would love to start asap as well.

Thank you for looking

Adam

Offline Calvin Story

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Re: A graduating graduate student with a MS in Forensic Science needs a job
« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2007, 08:05:50 AM »
Adam, we have 2 new positions for trainees or experienced Examiners posted on our web site - www.txdps.state.tx.us. One is in El Paso and is closing on 12-11-2007. The other is in Lubbock and I believe is open until 12-27-2007. We have just filled 4 new positions and will have 2 or 3 more in the near future. Watch our web site and click on "Employment". 

Merry Christmas to All!

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Offline AdamWolff

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Re: A graduating graduate student with a MS in Forensic Science needs a job
« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2007, 12:16:53 PM »
Thanks Calvin.  I believe I sent in the application for there 2 weeks ago.  Can't wait to see what happens!

- Adam

Offline Michele Eichenmiller

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Re: A graduating graduate student with a MS in Forensic Science needs a job
« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2007, 04:00:17 PM »
Hello there!
  We have an opening here in SC for a trainee or experienced examiner.  You can read about it here (http://www.ohr.sc.gov/OHR/OHR-jobs-portal-index.phtm) on the state job website.

Best of luck!  O0

Michele   
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Firearm/Toolmark Section

Offline AdamWolff

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Re: A graduating graduate student with a MS in Forensic Science needs a job
« Reply #4 on: December 07, 2007, 04:31:24 PM »
Hi Michele,

   I already applied to there as well on Nov 26th, looks like I am keeping up to date on all of the openings.  Now to just wait patiently for a call from somewhere  :D

Thanks again,

Adam

Offline AdamWolff

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Well, its been 8 months and I am still chugging away to find a job   ;D  No giving up until I get the job I want!   O0

Online Dan Alessio

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Hi Adam

Did you see the post for the WSP lab in Seattle?

http://careers.wa.gov/
http://www.wsp.wa.gov/hrd/forensic.htm 

Good group of people in the lab, great firearms examiner in Rick W., close to Mariners and Seahawks Stadiums - but no basketball team anymore  :'(

Don't give up!

Dan

Offline AdamWolff

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Thanks for the encouragement Dan.  I actually applied to the crime lab and getting the test proctored here in Miami.  I don't mind having no basketball team...ice hockey all the way  :D

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Thanks Dan for the plug. Love ya sweetie!
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