Transitioning into a new field…

I was recently asked by a Scientist what was the best way or at least some tips for moving from the lab into the Regulatory Affairs department? Scientists make for brilliant Regulatory Affairs Professionals as they have the technical acumen to apply to the ANDA, IND, or NDA submissions.

To Relocate or not to Relocate…

The market is tight right now, many companies are just now loosening their purse strings and starting to contemplate adding staff for specialized projects, or new initiatives.  Often a candidate in the career search mode will find positions that seem to match their skills and experience almost perfectly – yet the opportunity is not in their … Continued

Applying for Positions…

As an unemployed, soon to be unemployed or underemployed candidate you are focused on finding an organization that will provide you with the next great career opportunity.  Usually the sooner you find this opportunity the better and so a sense of urgency normally drives the process as you click through job posting, shuffle through links, in … Continued

Internships and Coops

Many large organizations do offer internships and coops – however they are usually well planned events that happen on a specific cycle.  The cycle probably will be similar to the following… – Internships advertised in the fall – Review and interview of potential interns throughout fall and winter months – Decisions made on which interns … Continued