Chemistry: Career Project
Forensic Chemistry - Erika M. Plaza
What is forensic chemistry?
So how much is this all going to cost me?
What about licenses and / or certifications? Are they transferable to other states?
Does becoming a forensic chemist include benefits?
What would my schedule look like? Would I have to travel?
Does age really matter?
There is no age requirement to work as a forensic chemist. However, most people receive their bachelor's degree between the ages of 21 and 24. As stated before, people who are looking to become forensic chemists should acquire a bachelor's degree. Therefore, the requirement to be a forensic chemist would probably be in that same age window.
The jobs in this field are in...
What is the projected job growth? Could this lead to a different job in the chemistry field?
So what are the positive and negative aspects of this job?
2.) Doing something you love
3.) Helping to bring out the justice in crimes
1.) Travel (if one doesn't care so much for movement)
2.) Long hours
3.) The need for an extensive amout of chemistry background
Here are some citations!
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L, Gina. "How Much Does a Bachelor’s Degree Cost?" CollegeSurfing Insider. CollegeSurfing.com, 2014. Web. 10 Feb. 2014.
"CAREER GUIDE FOR FORENSIC SCIENTIST." Forensic Scientists. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Feb. 2014.
"ExploreHealthCareers.org." Forensic Chemist. American Dental Education Association, 2012. Web. 10 Feb. 2014.
ITT Tech. "What Kind of Employment Forensic Science Offers?" HubPages. N.p., 2014. Web. 10 Feb. 2014.
"Forensic Chemistry :: Careers in Forensic Science." Forensic Chemistry :: Careers in Forensic Science. The College of New Jersey, 2014. Web. 10 Feb. 2014.
"Indiana State Police Laboratory Division." ISP Labs: Forensic Scientists. IN.gov, n.d. Web. 10 Feb. 2014.
"Forensic Science Job Outlook." The Top Forensic Science Colleges. Forensic Science Colleges, 2014. Web. 09 Feb. 2014.
"Forensic Science Job Outlook." The Top Forensic Science Colleges. Westchester County, 12 June 2013. Web. 09 Feb. 2014.
Williams, Ellie. "How to Get Certified as a Forensic Scientist." Work. Chron, 2014. Web. 28 Feb. 2014.
"Salary Information for Forensic Science Careers." Forensic Science Degree. N.p., n.d. Web. 03 Mar. 2014.