This webinar originally occurred on September 21, 2018
Duration: 2 hours
This webinar will discuss the challenges facing forensic science today and provide advice for entry-level practitioners on skills needed to succeed as a forensic scientist.
National Forensic Science Week recognizes the contribution that forensic science makes to the criminal justice system. Throughout the week, the Forensic Technology Center of Excellence (FTCOE) will be engaging with the community and the target audience this year will be early-career scientists. This online session features a live panel of forensic-decision makers that will discuss the challenges facing forensic science today and advice for entry-level practitioners on skills needed to succeed as a forensic scientist.
Dr. John Morgan, the FTCOE Director at RTI International, will provide an overview of emerging topics and challenges facing the forensic science field today. Additionally, a panel of hiring decision makers will discuss tips for success, including what they look for in new-hires, traits of individuals that have succeeded in their organizations, and what hard and soft skills impact professional performance.
- Dr. John Morgan | RTI International
- Jody Wolf | Phoenix Police Department
- Jan Girten | Colorado Bureau of Investigation
- Camala Dubach | Drug Enforcement Agency
Funding for this Forensic Technology Center of Excellence webinar has been provided by the National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice.
The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this webinar are those of the presenter(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the U.S. Department of Justice.