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Regulatory Affairs Specialists

Tips for Entry

Get an internship or part-time job in a regulatory affairs department of a company. Find job listings at, and also ask your school's career services office for help with the job search.

Read publications related to the industry in which you plan to work, to learn about news and trends. Some examples include such magazines as Food Safety Magazine ( and Today's Medical Developments magazine (

Enhance your knowledge and skills by joining a professional association such as the National Society of Compliance Professionals or the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society.

Find information about the Office of Regulatory Affairs by visiting the U.S. Food & Drug Administration's Web site at

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