Archive | October, 2015

Scholarship & Fellowship Information Sessions

There are two upcoming information sessions regarding a broad range of (inter)national scholarships and fellowships. These sessions are specifically designed for first-year undergrads, sophomores, transfer students, and new graduate students. However, everyone is welcome to attend. The speaker will cover a broad range of national scholarship opportunities and  strategies for how students can make themselves more […]

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Internships-Sterling, VA

The DEA in Sterling, VA is offering unpaid internships.   Interested students need to submit: 1) a resume, 2)a short summary of what they would like to get out of interning with the DEA and 3)when they would be available. There are a number of laboratory projects for students to work on.  Interested students should email their […]

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Chemist (Forensic Examiner)- GA

Job Title:  Chemist (Forensic Examiner) Department:  Department of the Army Agency:  U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command Job Announcement Number:  NCAS150225811541268D SALARY RANGE: $61,193.00 to $113,383.00 / Per Year OPEN PERIOD: October 27 – November 5 DUTY LOCATIONS: 2 vacancies in Fort Gillem, GA JOB SUMMARY: Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills […]

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Chemistry Technician III, Physical Evidence-NC

This position is located in the Physical Evidence section of the State Crime Lab. The primary purpose of the Physical Evidence section is to accept, find, preserve and provide scientific forensic analysis of evidence for the criminal justice community. The forensic services provided include in-lab analysis, technical field assistance, and expert witness testimony in the […]

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Internship Opportunity

I would like to reach out to your Forensic Science program at VCU to find potential student interns for the NIST Pathways program.  NIST employs students and recent graduates of all ages and backgrounds through the Pathways Program. The Pathways Program offers clear paths to Federal internships for students from high school through post-graduate school […]

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Scholarship Opportunities

Check out the SMART Scholarship, (SMART Program – Informational Handout)  at the SMART & RISE info sessions (SMART & RISE 10-20&28-2015 11×17 Flyer) on Tuesday, Oct 20 or Wed., Oct. 28.

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Chemistry Technician III, Drug Chemistry/Tox-NC

Salary $36,761.00 – $58,006.00 Annually Location Buncombe County, NC Job Type Permanent Full-Time Department Dept of Justice Job Number 15-08525 Closing 10/19/2015 5:00 PM Eastern Description of Work The primary purpose of this position is responsible for serving as technical support to the forensic scientists in the Drug Chemistry and Toxicology Units of the Western […]

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Chemistry Technician III, Drug Chem/Toxicology- NC

Salary   $36,761.00 – $58,006.00 Annually Location   Buncombe County, NC Department Dept of Justice Job Number 15-08522 Closing 10/19/2015 5:00 PM Eastern The primary purpose of this position is responsible for serving as technical support to the forensic scientists in the Drug Chemistry and Toxicology Units of the Western Regional Laboratory. For more information, […]

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Free U-Locks for VCU Cyclists

Free U-Locks for VCU Cyclists Bike thefts are on the rise and the VCU Police Department encourages cyclists to lock bicycles properly. A cable bike lock can easily be removed and is ineffective in deterring bike thieves. An intact U-lock is the most effective way to secure and protect a bike. For students, faculty and […]

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Lifestyle Choices

Personal Choices and Future Employment in the Forensic Sciences Forensic Science students often seek careers in government laboratories, law enforcement agencies, or elsewhere in the criminal justice system.  Employment positions in Forensic Science often involve handling evidence in criminal cases and providing testimony in court.  Therefore, many agencies conduct extensive background investigations to determine whether […]

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