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Genetic Genealogists

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Read the Journal of Genetic Genealogy (, Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly (, and the National Genealogical Society Quarterly ( to learn more about genetic genealogy and the general field of genealogy.

Talk to genealogists about their careers. The APG has a member database ( that you can use to find potential interview candidates. The database includes a DNA specialist category.

A strong background in English, speech, chemistry, computer science, genetics, and history is helpful in this field; take classes in these areas.

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