Originally Posted by ticktoc
A month or so back I was thinking of getting it started so a HUGE Thank you to whomever started this!
I was wondering if anyone has any suggestions on RA positions in the Baltimore/Virginia (I know it's a big state)/DC area.
Anyone currently working in the area who is attending grad school next year know there lab is looking to fill some spots?
I know there are a ton of universities and medical centers but does anyone have any suggestions about how to go about finding positions? Any websites? Email blasts (how would one get on one of these??)? I am overwhelmed by USAJobs/GovJobs and I agree with what many people have said that most of the time positions are spoken for meaning the posting is just a formality.
Do you recommend looking up labs and non-university affiliated centers for email address and send an email expressing an interest?
In the summer I'm leaving a RA/Coordinator position at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. While my position is going to be filled by one of our part-timers who is graduating in the spring, there are other positions available on the staff, paid and volunteer, and other projects in the department. PM me if you'd like any contact information.
Also, I recommend checking the Hopkins jobs website, new positions are seemingly posted weekly, all top-notch experience in my honest opinion.