October 25, 2016 – Stevenson University Students and Alumni joined speakers at the SU Panel Series: Forensics Career Fair. This panel series was hosted by SU Career Services and the School of Graduate and Professional Studies. Students and alumni had the opportunity to learn how to break into the forensics industry, gain advice on interviewing techniques specific to forensic positions, learn what education and credentials are required to succeed in a forensics career, ask the panel questions and network with the invited speakers, Stevenson’s Career & Industry Specialist, faculty, staff, and alumni.
As a Stevenson graduate and a forensic accountant with extensive experience, Robert W. Carter, MS, CPA, CVA, CFE, CEPA, Senior Manager at Hertzbach, was invited to speak on the panel. Robert Carter has managed several forensic accounting and fraud investigations involving misappropriation of assets/intellectual property and embezzlement claims. He also provides expert witness services for marital dissolutions, stockholder and partnership disputes, personal injury and lost profits claims, as well as other white collar criminal and civil matters.
When asked about the Stevenson University Forensics Career Fair Panel Series, Rob stated “It is encouraging to see so many students that are interested in the forensics field and are actively learning what it takes to become a successful professional. Stevenson University has done an amazing job of engaging and preparing students for the first steps of their career as well as providing them with a pathway and the connections necessary to break into their chosen field.”