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Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by iceman132, Aug 17, 2011.

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    Probably the easiest job to find would be a research tech / research assistant position at your university.
     
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    Didn't feel like going through that whole thread, but there are lots of biotech & pharm companies that actually pay quite a bit, at least compared to positions in academia.
     
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    Janitor? McDonald's Burger Assembler Extraordinaire? :D


    I think the most common thing to do is become a lab tech or research assistant. I, personally, would look into biotech consulting jobs. You can probably make more money than as a lab tech, and the work will be more interesting (IMO).
     
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    I love my job as a Clinical Research Coordinator, however, full time positions usually require minimum of 1 year experience with clinical studies.
     
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    Find a business job that hires non-business majors. The experience will help you out later in life. You can also try applying for entry-level training at a food production company (tyson, cargill, etc...)
     
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    I am working as a junior accountant. The pay is slightly higher that tech lab position that I could find around OC area. So yea whatever works man. You don't have to use your degree if you have it.

    On another note, I wonder if working in restaurant being looked down on? It makes quite a bit of money with tips and I was seriously considering it after graduation. It probably doesn't look very good on apps but if you want to save up for application that is an option.
     
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    These days this is actually not far from the truth. Lab jobs with a BS requirement pays $13-$15/hr. What a shame!!!
     

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