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How did you get your start doing regulatory affairs specialist work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position?

Do you need a particular educational background?

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Kimberly Peterson in Memphis, Tennessee

82 months ago

My name is Kimberly Peterson and I recently got layed off of my job and even though I went to school to become a medical assistant in the healthcare field . That's not the job I want how do I get start in a company like Smith& Nephew. I have always want to work their. I love computers and technology. My last job I was a technical job.

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Tara Dougherty in Doylestown, Pennsylvania

81 months ago

Host said: How did you get your start doing regulatory affairs specialist work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position?

Do you need a particular educational background?

If you have a bachelors degree there are several post graduate masters programs and certificate programs out there. These programs are a great way to get a well paying regulatory affairs postion in any company. These programs are listed on the Regulatory Affairs Professional Society's website www.raps.org.

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Kimberly Kyle in Toronto, Ontario

79 months ago

Tara Dougherty in Doylestown, Pennsylvania said: If you have a bachelors degree there are several post graduate masters programs and certificate programs out there. These programs are a great way to get a well paying regulatory affairs postion in any company. These programs are listed on the Regulatory Affairs Professional Society's website www.raps.org.

Hello, I have a bachelor of science and wish to get into regulatory affairs careers, would a masters of science be needed at all if there is a post graduate program for RA.

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Tara in Doylestown, Pennsylvania

79 months ago

It is a good credential to have if you have no working experience in regulatory affairs. I also have a bachelor of science degree and find it hard to get into the field without previous experience. It will give you a lead up on the rest of the job market.

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kisol in Tarpon Springs, Florida

61 months ago

Tara , how about online university classes from RAPS ?
are they OK or equivalent to certification or one need to take courses at regular univ.

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Tara in Doylestown, Pennsylvania

61 months ago

kisol in Tarpon Springs, Florida said: Tara , how about online university classes from RAPS ?
are they OK or equivalent to certification or one need to take courses at regular univ.

The online classes are great and so are the face to face courses. The only bad news is that they are only good for post certification points towards re-certification with RAPS. I highly recommend them for studying for the RAC exams.

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Arpita Mohanty in India

57 months ago

Hi All,

This is Arpita from India.I am an engineering graduate (B.Tech)and worked for pharma industry , now i want to complete RAC exam for europeian region. Could anybody tell me what will be the future after completing this certification ? I mean what will be the job profile ?

Please provide some suggestions.

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rj in New Haven, Connecticut

49 months ago

Tara Dougherty in Doylestown, Pennsylvania said: If you have a bachelors degree there are several post graduate masters programs and certificate programs out there. These programs are a great way to get a well paying regulatory affairs postion in any company. These programs are listed on the Regulatory Affairs Professional Society's website www.raps.org .

Do people with a PhD in biomedical sciences have any edge over others?
Thanks in advance!

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Canadian RA professional in Mississauga, Ontario

47 months ago

How easy is it for a Canadian RA professional to relocate to the US? Do US companies routinely hire foreign RA professionals? Would I qualify for TN status or require other work visa?

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GMS in Mississauga, Ontario

46 months ago

Hey, anyone applied to Health Canada for RA or Inspector positions lately? They are recruiting a whole bunch (80 RA and 40 inspector positions), and I just wrote my first assessment through a third-party testing agency called EPSI. I wanted to know if anyone knows about HC's hiring process, applicants:position ratio, timeline for the hiring process, job prospects, etc.

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jen in Burke, Virginia

36 months ago

Host said: How did you get your start doing regulatory affairs specialist work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position?

Do you need a particular educational background?

science/biology

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Don Fitzgerald in Potomac, Maryland

35 months ago

I am writing because I have an interview for a Regulatory Specialist position. Are there any tips that someone can give me on familiarization of regulatory documents and maybe some of the nuances of the job that wouldn't otherwise be known?

Thanks you,

Man on Mission

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