How can I find an entry level pharmaceutical sales position?
I graduated two years ago with a biology degree. I have since been working as a mortgage loan officer, but my ultimate goal is to get into pharmaceutical sales. Most of the companies that I have looked at require pharma sales experience. How am I supposed to get any experience if there are no entry level positions? They also all require a "clean driving record." I haven't had any traffic violations in three years, but my record is not exatly clean.
Asked By: jap - 7/9/2007
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Congratulations on wanting to become a Pharmaceutical Sales Respresentative! Such a rewarding career. Let me ask you: Why do you want this career? When did you decide to want it? Who/what influenced you? What have you done so far to prepare yourself for a life in Pharmaceutical Sales? You need to know the answers to... More
Answered By: Confused_Rep - 7/10/2007
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Generally, companies require sales reps to have at least a bachelor's degree, and luckily you've done this. Employers really like to see degrees in chemistry or biology, because reps must be willing to learn science... More
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