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    Three Keys to Freelance Success

    Freelance success is possible. As today’s work landscape rapidly changes, more talented professionals are leaving traditional employment settings, or are interested in supplementing their income, and are finding value in the flexibility and economic opportunities presented by freelance work. 

    August 2, 2021 at 8:30 AM

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    Certificate vs Certification: Which Path Is Right for You?

    When people are looking to establish or further a career as a medical writer, they often have questions about the differences between earning a certificate in medical writing and certification, which means earning the Medical Writer Certified (MWC®) credential.

    June 21, 2021 at 9:00 AM

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    3 Tips for Success in Medical Journalism

    As a medical writer, chances are high that you’ve crafted a document or two without your byline attached. After all, much of the content medical writers create doesn’t require authorship. If you’re interested in advancing your career and seeing your name in print, consider medical journalism. Nurturing relationships with publications that focus on health and well-being for a public audience is also a smart move for freelance medical writers. Having bylined publications can fortify your position as an expert in medical communication.

    June 7, 2021 at 9:00 AM

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    How to Find Freelance Clients on LinkedIn

    This article is based on content presented by Lori De Milto, MJ, Kelly Schrank, MA, ELS, and JoAnna Pendergrass, DVM, at the AMWA Medical Writing & Communication Conference.

    May 17, 2021 at 9:00 AM

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    How a Medical Writing Internship Could Help You Break Into the Field

    If you're considering a career as a medical writer, there are a few ways to enter this challenging, lucrative field. If you're an experienced communication or medical professional, you're off to a good start. Still, you'll want to spend time exploring professional resources, brushing up on medical terminology, and honing the specific skills necessary for your chosen area of focus. 

    May 3, 2021 at 9:00 AM

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    How to Craft a Strong Medical Writer Resume

    When you imagine applying for a new medical writing job, how do you feel? Does your heart race with excitement? Do you feel a flicker of fear? Pivoting into a new position, company, or niche can be both exhilarating and challenging. It’s important to do everything you can to set yourself up for success.

    March 15, 2021 at 9:00 AM

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