One of the hardest things about making the transition from graduate school or the laboratory bench to a great job in the real world — like a pharmaceutical or biotech career, for example — is figuring out how to make your academic experience relevant to employers.
This article, “A Resume Makeover” from the journal Science has been online for more than 10 years, but offers great, practical advice on how to review and revise your CV to fit the needs of employers. The example provided isn’t about a pharmaceutical job but the advice still fits!
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Posted: March 23rd, 2011 | Author: Headhunter | Filed under: Resumes & CVs | Tags: book review, CV, PhD, resumes, transition | No Comments »
This post will help you write a resume for clinical research jobs: entry-level clinical research associate jobs, clinical research coordinator jobs or clinical trial associate jobs would be good targets for this advice.
The hardest step to a successful career in clinical research is the first one. Getting your foot in the door takes patience, preparation, ingenuity and a toolkit of supporting materials and behaviors that will make you stand out above the competition. A well-crafted resume can help you get your chance to shine as a clinical research associate, medical science liaison or other pharmaceutical professional.
There are a million guides out there that will give you good general advice on writing and formatting your resume, and (with one important exception) I’m not going to waste your time by duplicating that advice here. These tips are specific to the clinical research field. If you’re applying for entry-level clinical research associate jobs, the following suggestions may help your resume get noticed. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: January 29th, 2009 | Author: Headhunter | Filed under: Clinical research, Clinical Research Associates, ICH-GCP, Resumes & CVs | Tags: clinical, clinical research associate, clinicalresearch, CV, entry-level, resume | 13 Comments »