Pharmaceutical Sciences and The Professional Development Institute Students in the Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences Program participate in the Professional Development Institute. Throughout the junior (P1) and senior (P2) years, the institute offers: • Seminars in communication and professional/technical presentation skills • Job search assistance and networking experiences • Interview practice and resume development • Graduate and professional program application forums and advice The Internship Office maintains resources that are specialized for pharmaceutical science majors. Our students use Resume Builder software to fine-tune resumes and cover letters. InterviewStream offers web-based video interview practice and skill enhancement prior to completing internship applications and competing for full-time opportunities. Students also develop a LinkedIn profile to assist with professional networking and career development. Beginning in November, internship resources are identified and published for students to review and begin the application process. Competitive internships are available throughout the country and internationally. With the assistance of the office staff, students are counseled and encouraged to consider their personal career and educational goals as they apply and are offered positions. Bachelor’s degree graduates enter the workforce with competitive salaries. For example, in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, graduates are hired as quality control analysts with salaries in the $40,000$50,000 range. Other graduates have secured health-care business positions as compliance specialists with salaries around $45,000, depending on location. Recent graduates have entered a variety of graduate and professional degree programs in medicine, business and pharmacy or physician assistant programs.
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