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Medical Scientists

Tips for Entry

Volunteer or acquire a part-time job at a laboratory or health facility to gain experience working in a medical environment.

Join a school or local group with an emphasis on science and biology experiments.

Arrange for an information interview with a local medical scientist to learn more about the field, the job, and any specialties that seem interesting.

Read industry publications and remain aware of any new developments or breakthroughs in the field, such as a new blood sugar testing kit for diabetics or a new type of therapy.