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    • Nihannn.
    • By Nihannn. 18th Jun 17, 4:35 PM
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    Not happy with my current job
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    Not happy with my current job 18th Jun 17 at 4:35 PM
    Hi everyone, I need some help and advice regarding my current situation. I am a recent graduate and work in the lab since a few months. I am not enjoying it, and the pay is very low as well. I want to change my job but it is difficult since I am after office/admin based jobs but have more experience working in the lab. I do have previous office experience and really enjoyed it but it is not recent.

    My background is in Biomedical Sciences and I also have a MSc. I want to continue working in the scientific field but away from the lab. I have a few options in mind including working for pharmaceutical companies or in medical communications as a medical writer since I enjoy writing.

    Does anyone have any suggestions/ideas for me about what I can do? Many thanks!
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    Join the PSCI-Com mailing list for job ads in science engagement, including some science writing ones and related things you might not have thought about, also look at the Association of British Science Writers.
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    Epidemiology? A few of my colleagues started off as microbiologists before making the switch.
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