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Medical Illustrators and Photographers

Tips for Entry

Begin developing a portfolio of your work so that you are ready to begin looking for jobs once you graduate, and be sure to include only your best work.

Create your own Web site that showcases your medical illustrations or photographs and advertises your services.

Participate in the Association of Medical Illustrators' mentor program to develop your professional skills and make industry contacts.

Read The Journal of Biocommunication ( and the Journal of Visual Communication in Medicine ( to learn more about the field.

Visit the following Web sites for job listings: and