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Tips for Entry

Read publications such as Pharmaceutical Technology (http://www.pharmtech.com) to learn more about the field. ChemMatters (http://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/education/resources/highschool/chemmatters.html) is geared toward young people who are interested in learning more about chemistry. 

Join professional associations such as the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) and American Chemical Society (ACS) to access training and networking resources, industry publications, and employment opportunities.

Members of the ACS can receive career services such as personal career consulting, resume preparation, and advice on job search strategies and interviewing techniques.

Visit the following Web sites for job listings: http://www.sciencemag.org/careers and https://careerfair.aaps.org.

Participate in internships or part-time jobs that are arranged by your college’s career services office.

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