Frequently Asked Questions
Private Investigator Jobs
& Employment Opportunities
– FAQ's –
What related occupations would be beneficial in becoming
a Private Investigator?
The obvious occupations include military, law enforcement, insurance
adjusters, and paralegals. However, there are many other occupations
that could be advantageous, which include actors for undercover
investigations, accountants for financial investigations, photographers
and videographers for investigative surveillance assignments,
engineers for product liability cases, librarians and title company
searchers to conduct record research of public and Internet based
data, and the list goes on.
How do I find a job as a Private Investigator?
The easy answer is to monitor local ads in newspapers, but most
investigative agencies promote openings nationally through the PI
Magazine Classifieds both in print and on the PI
Magazine website as well as postings on Private Investigator
related Internet list serves. Another option is to call a local
detective agency and offer to start with them as an intern. Even
though you might not get paid, the training and experience you
will receive is priceless.
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