What is a Discrimination Investigator?

Discrimination Investigator Job Description

Discrimination investigators are responsible for conducting examinations of alleged violations of equal opportunity laws and policies relating to housing, employment, public services and public accommodation.



Typical Job Duties

• Secure sensitive information from individuals

• Interpret equal opportunities laws and apply them to various situations

• Determine whether or not an individual was subject to discrimination

• Maintain confidentiality of all parties involved

• Interview employees, review personnel documents and analyze employee data

• May review the details of real estate transactions

• Conduct settlement and mediation meetings

• May investigate citizen complaints regarding private entities, or internal complaints and those employed with local, regional and federal agencies



Scholarships for Becoming a Discrimination Investigator

The Applicable Majors section below shows fields of study relevant to a career as a Discrimination Investigator. You can search for scholarships matched to those fields of study on our All Scholarships by Major page.


Success Tip: Be sure to apply for any scholarships that you even barely qualify for, as there are millions of dollars of scholarships that go unused every year due to a lack of applicants!



Applicable Majors

Studying one of the university majors listed below is an excellent starting point for becoming a Discrimination Investigator. Click on the links to find out what else you can do with these majors!


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