How does one find a job with experience in the field they went to school for?

I went to school and learned how to be a medical biller/ coder. For the past three months I have gone on interviews and applied to everything related to my field and still no luck. Alot of time it is becuase I haven't had 1-2 years experience yet. Any suggestions?

Asked By: Donna H - 8/10/2007
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Go back to your school and ask for help in the career center. They usually have someone that can help guide you with job placement. They don't guarantee you a job but they can point you in the right direction and give you suggestions. You might need a better resume, cover letter, etc. There are lots of jobs that... More
Answered By: chaimail04 - 8/10/2007
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Might ask your personal doctor if you can work for them at a very low rate to get some experience.
Answered By: Mike B - 8/10/2007
A couple ideas. First go to the career services department where you went to school and ask them for help. Another idea is to go to a temp or perm agency that specializes in medical placements. You can also go to and see if that site can help you with your job search.
Answered By: SouthernGirl - 8/10/2007
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