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Work Placement Student Vacancy: 2011-2012 Staffordshire

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Work Placement Student Vacancy: 2011-2012 Staffordshire

Post Posted: Thu Dec 02, 2010 9:59 am

Sytech Consultants

Sytech Employment


Work Placement Student Vacancy: 2011-2012


Based in Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire.


The placement will involve full-time employment for a period of 12 months or more.


Work undertaken during the placement will involve assisting a forensic investigator in a variety of tasks where attention to detail, forensic methodology and presentation are paramount.



The type of work will primarily be case dependant but on completion of the placement, the successful candidate will be able to:
- Understand and adapt forensic methodology to the type of instruction
- Present technical information to a number of audiences in a clear and understandable manner
- Construct exhibits to be used in a court setting
- Utilise computer forensic software to a high standard
- Recover forensic artefacts applicable to each specific case
- Comprehend the use of computer and mobile forensic techniques
- Understand how an expert witness firm operates



The successful candidate must possess the following criteria:
i) Computer literate - The successful candidate must be confident and highly skilled in using Microsoft Office programs, such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint
ii) Presentation skills - being able to present appropriately and accurately is an important skill for any successful forensic expert
iii) Organisational skills - being able to manage time and work efficiently.
iv) High standard of report writing skills



The successful candidate should ideally possess the following criteria:
i) Basic computer forensic knowledge - The candidate should have a basic knowledge of the techniques used within the area of computer forensics
ii) Intermediate EnCase knowledge preferably v5 onwards (or other similar forensic tools) - The candidate should be able to use EnCase to a reasonable standard
iii) Analytical Skills - Analytical skills are essential when investigating and collating difference sources of data according to case instructions.
iv) Research capabilities/skills - use of internet for sourcing and validating data.




How to apply:
IMPORTANT – You need to write a short critique of approximately 250 words detailing your expression of interest in this position and in the field of Digital Forensics and Email it along with a Covering Letter and CV to the Sytech Recruitment Office:
[email protected]
With the title Work Placement - Forensic Focus




Thank you,
Simon
Sytech Consultants
[email protected]  

s1lang
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Re: Work Placement Student Vacancy: 2011-2012 Staffordshire

Post Posted: Sat Dec 04, 2010 10:37 pm

Hi Simon,

I have got two questions for you.

1. When does the program start?
2. I am an international student, can I apply? (I will get two year PSW after I complete my course)  

Teufel
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Re: Work Placement Student Vacancy: 2011-2012 Staffordshire

Post Posted: Fri Dec 10, 2010 2:37 pm

Hi Teufel.

1. Starts August 2011.

2. Yes by all means.


Regards
Simon  

s1lang
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Re: Work Placement Student Vacancy: 2011-2012 Staffordshire

Post Posted: Sat Dec 11, 2010 12:33 am

Is this a paid placement?

Regards,

Joel  

Joel08
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Re: Work Placement Student Vacancy: 2011-2012 Staffordshire

Post Posted: Mon Dec 13, 2010 11:55 am

Yes Joel,

£12 - £14k for the full Year depending on the chosen applicant.

Simon  

s1lang
Senior Member
 
 
  

Re: Work Placement Student Vacancy: 2011-2012 Staffordshire

Post Posted: Mon Dec 13, 2010 2:26 pm

Hi,

Could you tell me if it would be possible to do a summer work placement?

I am a current 2nd year student studying Forensic Computing.

regards


Tul  

tulgolan100
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Re: Work Placement Student Vacancy: 2011-2012 Staffordshire

Post Posted: Wed Dec 15, 2010 11:41 am

Sorry Tul,

That would beneficial to both ourselves and the Academic community however, at this time with current workloads taking priority it would not be possible.

Good luck
Simon  

s1lang
Senior Member
 
 

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