Employment Information

Based on our 2021 Alumni Survey, 56% of our graduates were able to secure employment in the field within three (3) months of graduation. Counting students continuing in a job they already had, 86% of students were employed within a year after graduation. Ninety percent (90.03%) of our alumni respondents indicated they earn between $50,001 to more than $70,000 per year.

Our Alumni are successfully employed by public laboratories, private laboratories, and universities. You can find some of our Alumni working with the following employers:

Federal, State and Local Public Crime Laboratories
Armed Forces DNA Identification Laboratory, Dover, DE
Center of Forensic Sciences, Toronto, Canada
Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Department Forensic Division, Contra Costa County, CA
Federal Bureau of Investigation Laboratory Division, Quantico, VA
Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office, Hudson Country, NJ
Legal Aid Society, New York, NY
Los Angeles Police Department, Scientific Investigation Division, Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department Laboratory, Los Angeles, CA
Nassau County Crime Lab, East Meadow, NY
New Jersey State Police, Office of Forensic Sciences, West Trenton, NJ
New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner, New York, NY
New York City Police Department Laboratory, Jamaica, NY
New York City Department of Environmental Protection, Elmhurst, NY
New York City Department of Public Works, New York, NY
New York City DOHMH Public Health Laboratory, New York, NY
North Mecklenburg Police Department, Charlotte, NC
Office of the Medical Examiner, San Francisco, CA
Orange County Sheriff Department, Santa Ana, CA
Santa Clara County District Attorney's Crime Laboratory, San Jose, CA
Suffolk County Crime Lab, Hauppauge, NY
United States Drug Enforcement Agency, Laboratory Division, New York, NY
United States Drug Enforcement Agency, Laboratory Division San Francisco, CA
Union County Prosecutors Office Crime Lab, Elizabeth, NJ
U.S. Postal Inspection Service, Forensic Laboratory, Dulles, VA
Washington DC Department of Forensic Sciences, Washington, DC
Westchester County Forensic Lab, White Plains, NY

Private Companies
Acutis Diagnostics, East Northport, NY
Alliance Laboratories, Brooklyn, NY
Advanced Clinical Laboratory Solutions, Brooklyn, NY
Antech Diagnostics, New Hyde Park, NY
Ammon Labs: Diagnostic Laboratory, Linden, NJ
Applied DNA Sciences, Stony Brook, NY
Bode Technology, Lorton, VA
Cordant Health Solutions, Denver, CO
Core Pharma, Middlesex, NJ
Excell Clinical, Cranford, NJ
Genewiz, South Plainfield, NJ
LabCorp, Burlington, NC
LakePharma, Belmont, CA
Meadowlands Diagnostic, Woodridge, NJ
Microtrace, Elgin, IL
Mount Sinai Health System, New York, NY
NMS Labs, Willow Grove, PA
Purdue Pharma, Totowa, NJ
Quest Diagnostics, Madison, NJ

Academic and Research Institutions
California State University, Los Angeles, CA
Cedar Crest College, Allentown, PA
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, NY
John Jay College, New York, NY
McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ
University of New Haven, New Haven, CT
University of West Virginia, Morgantown, WV
Queensborough Community College, Bayside, Queens, NY
Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY


For any additional questions please contact Marta Concheiro-Guisan via email (mconcheiro-Guisan@jjay.cuny.edu).