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Science and Medical Writers

Tips for Entry

Write as often as you can and create a portfolio of your work to show potential employers.

Read science and medical journals such as ScienceWriters ( and the AMWA Journal ( to learn more about the field.

Join professional associations such as the American Medical Writers Association and the National Association of Science Writers to access training and networking resources, job listings, industry publications, and employment opportunities.

If you are an expert regarding science or medicine, start a blog or Twitter account to raise your profile and attract the interest of potential employers.

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