• Deciding Pre-Pharm,  PharmD,  Pre-Pharm

    Surviving My First Week As a Pharmacy Technician

    Pharmacy Technician Tip Double check your state Board of Pharmacy requirements before applying to pharmacy technician positions. Most positions require certification which includes national certification AND state certification.    This last week, I had the great pleasure of using my pharmacy technician license (CPhT) for the first time! This was very exciting because I had no previous employment experience in a pharmacy setting. I shadowed community and clinical pharmacists before, but this was a chance to witness how prescriptions were processed, manifested, and delivered to the patient. Because of my master’s program and my incoming status as a pharmacy student, I was luckily hired by a long-term care pharmacy. Our…

  • Pre-Health,  Pre-Med,  Pre-Pharm,  School & Life Balance

    Launch an Outreach Program in 5 Steps

    Sammy is a current professional at Texas Instruments where she works as an Engineer 1 in their Fabrication Laboratory. She has been a very dear friend of mine for the last 5 years since we first met at a Society of Women Engineers meeting. Sammy is a fierce advocate for K12 STEM outreach, and it is my pleasure to invite her to Medical Redhead to share her 5 top tips to launch an outreach program.  To learn more about Sammy and her coaching program for engineers, visit https://sammyzellner.com/. Volunteering in an outreach program is the foundation for the “experience section” of any application – whether it’s for school, jobs, scholarships,…