How to create a medical writing CV
What you'll learn
- What to write about in your medical writing CV
- What your medical writing CV should look like
- How many pages your medical writing CV should be
- Write your new and improved medical writing CV
- Access to a computer with Microsoft Word or Google Docs
This step-by-step medical writing CV guide takes you through everything you need to know to create an effective an effective medical writing CV to help you become a medical writer. You will also get guidance on how to create an effective cover letter to go along with your medical writing CV too.
The How to create a medical writing CV course features:
Lectures less than 3 minutes
Easy to contact instructor
Cover letter template
The difference between a medical writing CV and a medical writing resume
There are 7 sections to the How to create a medical writing CV course:
Section 1 - Welcome
1. Welcome! Quick start guide
2. What you will learn in this course
3. Who is your instructor?
4. Awesome benefits of this course
5. Lecture pace, transcript, and captions
6. How to ask questions
7. How to message your instructor
Section 2 - CV or resume?
1. The difference between a medical writing CV and a medical writing resume
2. Can you create a CV with no experience?
3. Do you need a cover letter?
4. How many pages should your CV be?
5. Do you need a medical writing portfolio?
6. What about social media?
7. Why your CV is important
Section 3 - Start creating your CV
1. Do you need to include a photo on your CV?
2. Objective or introduction
3. Your name
4. Your email address
5. Your telephone number
6. Your address or location
7. Your website or medical writing portfolio
8. Your social media links
Section 4 - Make your CV work for you
1. Your work experience
2. Career breaks
3. Your formal education
4. Skills and course certificates
5. Memberships, volunteering or charity work
6. Hobbies or interests
8. What to avoid on your CV…
Section 5 - The look and feel of your CV
1. Upload as a PDF, Word or Google Doc?
2. Why headings and dates are important
3. Font choice
5. Bold, italics, and capital letters
6. Underlining, and URL links
7. Proofread before you print or email
Section 6 - Goody bag
1. CV template
2. Cover letter template
3. 3 places to showcase your CV
4. Good luck charm
Section 7 - Well done
2. How to get your certificate
3. Remember you have lifetime access
4. Please write a review with your feedback
Who this course is for:
- Anyone looking to become a medical writer
- Anyone looking to switch career from a clinical to non-clinical role
- Anyone looking to switch from academia to a new career
- Anyone who is studying at university or has recently graduated
I'm a medical writer and pharmacist experienced in working at a medical communications agency and as a freelancer with my own private international clients. I've written for online doctors, hospitals and digital health brands. I'm the co-founder of Write Clinic too.
I specialise in medical copywriting and writing sales copy to persuade people to buy products or services or simply take your health advice seriously.
Message me any time to ask questions, I am always happy to help and often give a detailed response to make sure you get a helpful and useful experience during courses :)