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How To Get Medical Work Experience In 2021 [COVID-19]

A pandemic demonstrates the importance of doctors, and how vital they are Unfortunately for you, the added stress on health services, and isolations, means that getting work experience as a doctor is now harder than ever.
But, as always, 6med is here to help. We can’t promise a cure, but we can help you develop solid action points for your personal statement to ensure Covid-19 doesn’t affect your application.

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The value of volunteering

Volunteering can provide valuable experience when applying for a place in medicine and can give you something unique to talk about not only in your personal statement, but also at interview. That is why it is a key part of applications. Here are some tips to help you understand it better.

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What Are The Types Of Medical Work Experience?

You’ve realised that you’d like to gain work experience and you start researching. You might ask other applicants what they do, borrow a book from the library on how to get into medicine, or simply end up browsing endless forums. In any case, a whole new world suddenly opens up before you, a world where everyone says and attaches importance to different things.

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Finding a Work Placement

Getting a work placement is essential for your medicine application, for the sake of your personal statement, interview and beyond. But how do you go about finding one that’s right for you? Let’s find out!

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Can’t get work experience – what do I do?

It’s very important that you plan ahead when thinking about work experience – it can take up quite a lot of your time and require preparation beforehand as well as reflection afterwards. Thinking everything through in advance will mean you can get the most out of whatever you end up doing. However, if for whatever reason this hasn’t worked out for you, and you’ve found yourself panicking at the last minute that you haven’t done enough – here are a few points of advice.

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How To Get Medical Work Experience In 2021 [COVID-19]

A pandemic demonstrates the importance of doctors, and how vital they are Unfortunately for you, the added stress on health services, and isolations, means that getting work experience as a doctor is now harder than ever.
But, as always, 6med is here to help. We can’t promise a cure, but we can help you develop solid action points for your personal statement to ensure Covid-19 doesn’t affect your application.

Read More »
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The value of volunteering

Volunteering can provide valuable experience when applying for a place in medicine and can give you something unique to talk about not only in your personal statement, but also at interview. That is why it is a key part of applications. Here are some tips to help you understand it better.

Read More »
What Are The Types Of Medical Work Experience?
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What Are The Types Of Medical Work Experience?

You’ve realised that you’d like to gain work experience and you start researching. You might ask other applicants what they do, borrow a book from the library on how to get into medicine, or simply end up browsing endless forums. In any case, a whole new world suddenly opens up before you, a world where everyone says and attaches importance to different things.

Read More »
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Medical School

Finding a Work Placement

Getting a work placement is essential for your medicine application, for the sake of your personal statement, interview and beyond. But how do you go about finding one that’s right for you? Let’s find out!

Read More »

Can’t get work experience – what do I do?

It’s very important that you plan ahead when thinking about work experience – it can take up quite a lot of your time and require preparation beforehand as well as reflection afterwards. Thinking everything through in advance will mean you can get the most out of whatever you end up doing. However, if for whatever reason this hasn’t worked out for you, and you’ve found yourself panicking at the last minute that you haven’t done enough – here are a few points of advice.

Read More »

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