Careers for Medical Students in Jordan

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Are you a medical student graduating soon and thinking that your only option is to become a doctor? Think again!

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Careers for Medical Students in Jordan

  1. 1. Starting Your Career Choosing the Right Career, Writing CVs, Interviewing Skills Nada A. Abandah, OPM3, PgMP All rights reserved intrinsic management 2010 ©
  2. 2. WHO IS YOUR IDOL? Why did I become a Doctor? All rights reserved intrinsic management 2010 ©2
  3. 3. Choosing the Right Career UnderstandingMyself Do I Like People? Am I a Problem Solver? Do I love pressure? Can I handle Failure? ExploringtheOptions Options in Jordan, Regionally, abroad. Different Specializations. Career Alternatives. CreatingPlans Where am I now? What am I missing? How do I get there? All rights reserved intrinsic management 2010 © 4
  4. 4. Who Am I? Personal Skills Technical Skills Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Interpersonal Dealing with People Handling Stress All rights reserved intrinsic management 2010 © 5
  5. 5. Careers for Medical Grads Doctor Surgeon Internal Diagnostic Interdisciplinary Management Hospital Management Consulting Academia Teaching Authoring Research Market Research Medical Research Pharmaceutical All rights reserved intrinsic management 2010 © 6
  6. 6. WRITING YOUR CV All rights reserved intrinsic management 2010 ©7
  7. 7. Essential Tips • Cover Letters cover the best of things! • I don’t have all day! Make it Short & to the point… • I’m hiring you, it’s about me, not you! All rights reserved intrinsic management 2010 ©
  8. 8. Things to include • What sets you apart from others, • What makes you better at what you do, • Why you’re a better choice to pick, • Why you are less headache! All rights reserved intrinsic management 2010 © 9
  9. 9. Things to Avoid • Lying! • Toooooooo long! • Too much personal details • Formatting & spelling issues • Hobbies & Interests All rights reserved intrinsic management 2010 © 10
  10. 10. WWW.CVTIPS.COM Check out the following site for templates and examples! All rights reserved intrinsic management 2010 ©
  11. 11. INTERVIEWING SKILLS All rights reserved intrinsic management 2010 ©
  12. 12. Do This: • Wear clean, neat cloths, • Talk slowly, comfortably, confidently, • Understand culture (hand-shaking, eye contact, personal space), • Use formal address, • Use body language correctly, and appropriately, • Be friendly, nice, and polite. All rights reserved intrinsic management 2010 ©
  13. 13. Don’t Do This: • Over dress! • Talk too much, not listen, say what you came to say, • Insist on what you have learned from interviewing skills, • Be too friendly, too nice, use first name basis. All rights reserved intrinsic management 2010 © 14
  14. 14. Thank you! Nada A. Abandah, OPM3, PgMP Twitter: NadaAbandah nada@abandah.com All rights reserved intrinsic management 2010 © 15

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