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Becoming a psychiatrist....work experience to get into med school?

So, in order to become a psychiatrist, I need to do all of the required course work as an undergrad student, which is what I'm working on right now. I know that to get into med school, a lot of other things are required such as volunteer hours and work experience. As far as work experience, what is there? I could become a CNA or something like that, but that's not really relevant, is it? What work experience opportunities do I have that are relevant to the field of psychiatry? How in the world would becoming a CNA hurt my chances of getting into med school???

Asked By: Katy - 9/15/2011
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Volunteer at a crisis hotline... More
Answered By: Emily M - 9/15/2011
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A good work experience would be working in a prof's lab while you're in college, during the academic year and over the summer. It's quite possible that along the line during med school you'll change your mind about your specialty, but if you're really interested in psychiatry, you may want to see whether you could... More
Answered By: MomSezNo - 9/15/2011
 
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