Job Searching Tips

Job Searching Tips

Just out of school and looking for your first histology position? Already in the field but seeking a career change? Check out these tips from histology professionals to help you get started.

Finding Your First Job-Searching for your first job can be stressful. We’ve all been there! I would like to offer some helpful tips that will hopefully make the process a little less stressful. This information will also be helpful to someone looking to make a career change into the histology profession and gain histopathology laboratory experience for certification eligibility.

Google Jobs- How Google's new search function, Google Jobs, can help you find your perfect position. 

Career Pathways for HT/HTL'sHave you recently obtained your HT or HTL certification, but are unsure what to do next? Have you been working in the histology field, but feel you might be ready for a change? Check out this PowerPoint from Kimberly Feaster, Program Director at West Virginia University School of Medicine, to learn more about the options that are out there within the histology field. You might be surprised just how many opportunities there are for you!

Cover Letter Tutorial-A cover letter is the best way to sell yourself to a prospective employer. It will allow you to include points that aren’t covered by your resume and argue your case as to why you’d be a great fit for the job. It is also the first form of contact you will have with the hiring team and can even be handy for inquiring into future positions with a company that your are interested in. This is probably why they can be so agonizing to write. Check out these tips for histology cover letter writing.