Applying for CAC Membership
The CAC Bylaws contains a description of the different types of entry-level membership and how to qualify for each. You can and should reference the Bylaws before applying. But here is a summary of the different membership types to aid in making the correct choice of application for your situation:
All persons elected to membership other than as Corresponding Member, shall be classified as Provisional Members for not less than one year. A Provisional Member may be proposed for a class of Full Member after one year. After three years of membership, a Provisional Member not elected a Full Member will become a Corresponding Member.
All applicants who, because of their place of residence or employment, are unable to regularly attend meetings and seminars, and who meet the basic qualifications for membership in the Corporation, shall be classified as Corresponding Members. Corresponding Members will not be required to attend seminars and they shall not be eligible to hold office. They shall be subject to all dues and assessments levied against a Full Member or Provisional Member.
Any college-level student, intern, laboratory technician, or volunteer employed in a forensic science laboratory pursuing a course of study or a career in a forensic science. Any application for Affiliate Membership shall be submitted by, and with the recommendation of, a full, life, or provisional member of the Corporation.
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