Your career in medicine
Congratulations, you made it into medical school! Your career is now all mapped out for you - isn’t it?
We realise that as a medical student it is not as straight forward as some people would think. You have a number of key decisions to make along the way and finding the right path requires careful thought and planning, as well accessing accurate, up-to-date information and advice.
In this section you will find useful career planning tools, tips and information to help you prepare yourself for a career in medicine and make the right decisions for your future career pathway.
So whether you are wondering how to write a medical CV, trying to find information about working overseas after graduation, or trying to decide which specialty to choose, we've got it covered.
Even though you've made the choice to study medicine there are still lots of decisions to be made
Building your career
Activities outside your course can develop your transferable skills and help with future applications
Routes into clinical academic medicine and how to get involved in research during medical school
Taking time out
When could you take time out, what you need to think about and who to talk to?
Ideas and resources if you're thinking about working, travelling or training abroad
Events and societies
One of the ways to explore your career options is to talk to doctors in the specialties that interest you
Helping you to make well-informed, realistic decisions about your future career now and in the future