How to Use ClinicalTrials.gov as a Job Hunting Resource

How to Use ClinicalTrials.gov as a Job Hunting Resource

I recently received a question on a blog post which prompted me to write this Quick Tip post!  Feel free to check out the comment section of the post for the full content, but in brief:

I was asked to provide advice on applying to entry level positions as a CTA, CRC and Clinical Research Assistant.

In the post I mention leveraging your skill set.  So let's say that you are working in an immunotherapy cancer research laboratory running bench top experiments.  Now you want to seek a position as a Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC).  Where do you start??

Get Creative with Your Resources!

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Who does What in Clinical Research?

Who does What in Clinical Research?

WHAT position should I be applying for? WHERE should I be applying? Pharmaceutical companies? Hospitals? CROs? Wait, what is a CRO?

Sound familiar?  These were the exact questions I was asking when I was first introduced to the field of Clinical Research.  Don't worry, I've got you covered!  But to answer these questions we first have to know the "who does what" in Clinical Research?

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5 Steps to Getting Your Foot in the Door in Clinical Research

5 Steps to Getting Your Foot in the Door in Clinical Research

There's no denying it, you will not get a job as a Clinical Research Associate without any relevant experience.  Sorry to say, but there is no easy way, there is no trick!  BUT, it's not to say that it can't be done, in let's say, two years!  If I can do it so can you, and probably even faster since I'll be providing you with the tools and advise to get you there! 

I gotcha, don't worry!  But this is what you have to do: Don't let the naysayers get you down, just keep your goals and intentions in mind and keep doing you!

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