How Do I Become (a Forensic Scientist)?
April 8, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Are you a high school student thinking about a career as a crime scene investigator or forensic scientist? Do you want to know what the real CSI is like? Join us Saturday morning, April 8, for an opportunity to get academic and career advice from forensic scientists and college representatives. If you have questions about what classes to take, how to land an internship, or just want to know more about career options, this is a must-attend program.
“How Do I Become (a Forensic Scientist?)” will include a one-hour panel discussion and Q&A with forensic scientists from area law enforcement crime labs, followed by a networking opportunity with college representatives. Colleges and universities confirmed to date are:
9:30 a.m. ……..Doors open
10:00 a.m. …….Welcome and introductions
10:10 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. ……. Panel discussion and Q&A
Jennifer Howard, DNA Technical Leader, Kansas City Police Crime Laboratory
11:00 a.m. – Noon……….Networking with representatives from regional colleges and universities
The event is free and open to any high school student interested in a forensic science career, though we ask that you please register for free e-tickets. Parents, teachers, and other family members are also welcome to attend.
Parking is free in Library parking lots and along the west side of Holmes Street between 51st and 52nd streets. The main entrance to the Library grounds is on Cherry Street. The Linda Hall Library is not affiliated with UMKC. Parking in all UMKC lots is by permit or meter.