MedComms Professionals are proud that our innovative scheme to support new talent and growth in the medcomms sector, is now in its 4th successful year.
We have placed over 60 BSc/MSc/PhDs into their first to industry role to date.
Having identified a talent shortage particularly at the 1-3 year level in the med comms industry, due to a lack of companies taking on and training junior staff, we are offering
a solution by training the very best life science graduates in the market to accelerate them through a successful career in med comms – either in writing or account handling. This gives clients a long-term solution and investment to encourage growth and innovation in the markets we cover developing a strong and talented junior workforce for the future.
After initial review of your cover letter and CV, you will be given a telephone interview which delves into motivations, qualifications, experience and technical knowledge, as well as completing a medical writing test which is marked by an industry expert, all before final assessment to gain a coveted place on the Academy.
On completion of the Academy we will work with you to find your first role in industry giving you a great start to your career. We may have clients in attendance, and will also come up with a plan of action with you at the end of the day to ensure you then have access to the best companies out there offering unrivalled training and development for junior staff.
If you have graduated with a life science degree, or are in your final year, and are interested in giving yourself an edge in a highly competitive market then we would love to hear from you.
To apply for a place, please send us your CV and a cover letter containing the following:
• What are your goals for the future?
• Why do you want to work in med comms?
• What is your understanding of the job roles available?
• Why would you be the ideal candidate?
• What medical therapy areas do you have experience in?
• Describe a situation where you had to utilise your presentation skills.
• Describe a difficult work situation / project and how you overcame it.
The Academy will test you, but at the end you will receive a certificate if you pass and also you will be armed and ready for a career in the medical communications sector.
To apply please visit: www.cpacademies.com
+44 (0)118 952 2792