New pharmacy school grads are entering a stable job market, but the best candidates are those with skills that directly speak to employer needs.
A recent study found that 86% of pharmacy school graduates had secured either a job, residency, fellowship, or acceptance into additional education opportunities by graduation.
"Our current ability to survey the marketplace suggests that our graduates are still getting hired at about the same pace that has been the case for much of this decade," says Lucinda Maine, PhD, RPh, EVP and CEO of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP).
But while the market may be stable, experts say the pharmacist drought of 15 years ago is no longer a reality. To distinguish yourself, experts recommend these strategies: