Opportunities in Forensic Science and Law

National Forensic Science Week - September 21-25, 2020

Attend a series of zoom lectures celebrating National Forensic Science Week, including world renowned speakers Dr. Itiel Dror and Bruce Goldfarb. More information on National Forensic Science Week, including the Zoom links.

Forensic Fridays Seminar

September 25, 2020, 9:00 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.Photo of John Wetzel
Corrections in the Time of Coronavirus:
Balancing Public Health and safety in the Prison Pandemic Response

Speaker:  John Wetzel, Pennsylvania Secretary of Corrections

More information on Corrections in Time of Coronavirus: Balancing Public Health and Safety in the Prison Pandemic Response and registration for this Zoom seminar.

Summer Workshop

Students and faculty of the Bayer School Forensic Science and Law program in participation with the Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and Law offer a three-day Summer Workshop. Approximately 20 high school students from Pittsburgh and the surrounding area will be selected to participate.

Phi Sigma Lambda

Phi Sigma Lambda is a professional fraternity that provides aspiring forensic scientists with a forum from which to share ideas and concerns.

Research

The Forensic Science and Law program offers students the opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience working in a laboratory. View the research-related courses that are available.

Careers

Graduates of the Master's program in Forensic Science and Law have found exciting careers with the FBI, the ATF, the Treasury Department, the Armed Forces, as well as employment with federal, state, and local governments and forensic and toxicology laboratories. We invite you to explore the possibilities.

Background Checks

Background Checks, Polygraph Tests, and Drug Screens are routine when looking for a career in the forensic sciences!

Internships

Forensic Science and Law internships provide students with a professional work experience in an organizational environment.