MedComms Networking

for the PhD and postgraduate community and any others who are interested. There’s a networking_2MedComms careers event in Oxford on 11 January 2018 which will give you the chance to learn more about MedComms, including meeting agency representatives – whether you’re looking for a job in MedComms or just considering options for the future.

View the full programme and registration details.

You can find free resources at

On the case?

casestudyDo you have a case study interview coming up?  Try these resources:


  • Case in Point: Complete Case Interview Preparation
  • Case interviews for beginners, Pidgeon, S
  • Mastering the case interview, Chernev, A
  • Complete case interview prep, Cosentino, Marc P
  • Crack the case system, Ohrvall, D

Mechanical engineer?

How about some resources?  Take a look at….

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers who put the development of professional engineers at the heart of what they do. An IMechE–accredited degree offers a path to membership of the Institution, opens up more job opportunities and shows employers that you are employable.

What’s on offer?


MedComms focuses on specialist medical education, medical communications and medical publishing activities.  Job search in this sector?  Visit NextMedCommsJob.
postit_articlenewsresource_13032 lists resources including videos and a careers guide, as well as details of events – primarily intended for post-docs and PhD students from academic biomedical sciences departments.  The events present medical writing and account management as a career option and give you the opportunity to network with medical communications (MedComms) professionals.

How do I train to be a teacher?

Find out more by looking at these resources:apple

You can now search for training programmes starting in 2016.  

Would like some help to decide whether teaching is right for you or with your applications?  Come and talk to a careers consultant – choose Quick Query from the drop down menu.

PhD or not?

postit_articlenewsresource_13032Check out Should I do a PhD?  – an e-book from that focuses on using career decision-making approaches rather than on the choice of research topic.

You can find other useful resources here, and you’re welcome to come in and talk it through with a careers consultant.