National Center for Forensic Science

Frequently Asked Questions

Does NCFS have an internship program?

The National Center for Forensic Science (NCFS) is a research oriented center, which doesn’t function as a crime laboratory.  Internships at NCFS are based on the current research needs of its faculty members.  Each faculty member has his or her own internship requirements and policies.   Please contact Dr. Jack Ballantyne, Dr. Candice Bridge, Dr. Matthieu Baudelet, or Dr. Michael Sigman directly for internship availability and requirements.

 

Does NCFS give tours of its facilities?

For groups of the public, the National Center for Forensic Science (NCFS) provides a virtual tour of its facilities along with a description of the research performed at NCFS.  As a research center at the University of Central Florida access to our facilities is limited due to safety and security considerations.  Please contact NCFS at 407-823-6469 or email to nlctr@ucf.edu for scheduling.

 

Which NCFS address do I use?

If you are mailing a letter or small package via the United States Postal Service use the mailing address.  For shipping packages via UPS or FedEx use the physical address. Click Here for NCFS addresses.

 

What is a secondary joint appointment?

An appointment of a faculty or staff member to an unpaid position in a secondary unit or units so that the person is participating in the teaching, research, and/or graduate supervision responsibilities of more than one unit.

 

How is the National Center for Forensic Science (NCFS) related to the University of Central Florida (UCF)?

The NCFS is one of 12 research centers at the UCF.

 

Are there employment opportunities at NCFS?

Employment opportunities are posted here or at http://www.jobswithucf.com.