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Discussion in 'Pre-Dental' started by Doctor PJ, Dec 2, 2008.

  1. Doctor PJ

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    what is everyone's job right now for those finished with undergrad and waiting on dental schools.
     
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  3. scottyhoop

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    I work as an EMT in the local ER. It's a level 2 trauma center so some pretty cool stuff comes our way. Fun job, but overnight shifts are killer!

    Scott
     
  4. Jake8

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    I have a Florida CNA license but if I have to take another year off I will try to work as a dental assistant
     
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    is it possible for me to get a job until classes start next yr? especially in this economy? im going to graduate as a bio major and don't know if anyone will give me a job for a few months and i don't feel like really working in retail it sucked when i did it highschool and i know it will suck now. what options are there?
     
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    Pathology Assistant...fun stuff.

    Bart, I'd recommend doing research with a faculty member at your school. You might be able to get your work published too.
     
  8. sks2286

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    Americorp Internship with the Red Cross. You get do some pretty school stuff like respond to fire and go out on national disasters. I went down to Gustav for 2 weeks to work in a shelter. It was cool because my boss let me take days off for interviews and was in my hometown.
     
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    dental assistant. luckily, i work in DC where you don't need a dental assistnat certificate.
     
  10. bigstix808

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    teach intro biology courses for science and non-science majors at a university.

    taught A & P I and II for a tech school for 2 quarters too. :cool:
     
  11. Dentista08

    Dentista08 looking for a practice!
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    Tried to get a job in biotech or research as a lab tech or anything related to my field, sent out my resume to tons & tons of places, but in this economy, as my professor said, even PhD's are willing to work for lower wages and doing minor tasks. It sucks!!
    So I'm working as a promotional model to be honest it has kept be busy full time and I definitely can't complain.
    But I still volunteer at my undergrad's research facility doing research a few time a week.
    I wish I could get a full time at a "real" job even if they pay wasn't going to be as good.... :(
     
  12. JamesOSU

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    Assistant Microbiologist at Abbott Nutrition ;-) Great job, almost a shame (almost..) to leave it for dental school. Great pay, benefits, but 3rd shift. Testing baby formula, machinery, and raw ingredients for microbial contamination.
     
  13. sl2obel2ts

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    I am doing research at my top choice school which i just got accepted to. :) My boss totally helped me out with rec letters and the whole application cycle. I am glad that I am gonna stay here and work with him for next 4 more yearssssss. I get to make some extra cash and get some papers published before starting dental school. And I am gonna take classes that are taught by him and other faculties that I know as a dental student. so nice to work at a dental school that I will be attending next year! So freaking excited for next year!
     
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    Been a dental assistant for a while now, will quit at the end of March. Already informed my boss :)
     
  15. DiNoZeRo2o9

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    Might fine record you have there sl2obel2ts. 10 schools applied, all ten interviewed, six acceptances already with probably a few more coming who haven't notified yet. Bravo :claps:
     
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    i'm working full-time at the NIH in an organic synthetic radiopharmaceutical lab and i'm working part-time as a Kaplan DAT and MCAT teacher.
     
  17. sl2obel2ts

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    i applied to more, just didnt put them down. got rejected by a few as well.


    :cool:

    thanks btw :)
     
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    Development Director....its good being the boss and make some decent dinero
     
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    why would you do this?
    do you understand what the point of a database is?
     
  20. sl2obel2ts

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    hahaha
    i deleted my account a while back... i was too lazy to put everything back. i guess i will do that now that i am done partying...
     
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    Server at Outback Steakhouse, which I have worked at on and off since I was 15...
     

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