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Health and Regulatory Inspectors

Tips for Entry

Ask your guidance counselor to set up an interview with an inspector in your field of interest.

Join student organizations related to your area of interest, such as 4-H for agricultural, veterinary, or food inspection.

Visit the Web sites of municipal governments to learn about local health compliance laws. Some Web sites, such as the Restaurant Inspection Web site of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (, post inspection reports of restaurants and food facilities.

Get a part-time job or internship with a government regulatory agency.

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