Career as a Forensic Science Technician
Forensic science technicians may be specialists who do a variety of tasks or specialists who specialize in specific procedures and disciplines. Criminalists and crime scene inspectors are generalist forensic science professionals who gather samples at criminal investigations and conduct analytical and technological research in labs or offices. Forensic science technicians who operate mainly in labs may have a material science or engineering background. When examining evidence, these professionals, such as professional biologists and investigative scientists, usually use substances and lab instruments such as microscopes.