Quiz: What’s your STEM + crime and justice career?

Crime and justice careers

Love STEM but want to work in crime and justice? You can totally combine the two!

From cyber security to forensic science, STEM skills are needed in stacks of crime and justice careers. Take our quiz to get some career inspo and find role models already working in your dream area!

STEM + Crime & Justice

Congrats on finding your perfect STEM + X! And we have some more good news – we have a STEM + Crime & Justice hub filled with stories on cyber crime, digi law, intellectual property and more. You’ll also find even more ways to combine crime and justice with science, technology, engineering and maths.

Looking for role models in this space? Take a peek at the following CVs:

Dr Rachel Hews, senior lecturer and coordinator, QUT School of LawRachel is a former high school teacher and police officer, now she’s a legal expert passionate about equipping students at QUT’s School of Law with future-focussed skills.

Jodie Ward, forensic scientist: Developing a specialist DNA laboratory to aid police in identifying Australia’s unknown and missing persons, Jodie is passionate about using science to make a positive difference to people’s lives.

Sophie Kaelin, cyber security consultant: Sophie’s job to ethically hack into web apps and devices to uncover vulnerabilities. After studying at Macquarie University, she’s now working for EY.

Wanna know more about cyber security? This video has the entire lowdown.

Wait a minute… What do you mean by STEM + X?

The Careers with STEM secret formula is STEM + X – where ‘X’ is your passion, an interest, another subject, a big opportunity or life-changing goal. Think science + business = new space rockets, or tech + agriculture = smarter farming. Engineering + health = new medicines or maths + shopping = happier customers and less retail waste. Find out more about STEM + X (plus the importance of adding STEM to your future career) over here.

For more quizzes on everything from animal careers to STEM apprenticeships, check out the Careers with STEM quiz hub.

Louise Meers

Author: Louise Meers

Louise is Careers with STEM’s digital content strategist. She has a journalism degree from the University of Technology, Sydney and has spent over a decade writing for youth. She is passionate about inspiring young people to achieve their biggest goals and build a better future.

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