Start with tips on surviving rotations, your first job search, interviewing, and more. Check out exclusive resources on topics like contract negotiations, career transitions, state laws, and reimbursement. From checklists to guides and videos, it’s all designed to help you succeed.
Watch our video below to see all that’s in store for you.
Anatomy of a Contract
Use our interactive tool to familiarize yourself with a contract. We’ve outlined the key elements typically found in PA employment contracts and offered some advice on what to expect, ask for, and be wary of in each section.
Explaining PA Practice to Employers
Be ready to explain PA practice to potential employers and share the ways you can contribute to medical care.
Thinking about using a recruiter to find your next PA job? Use our checklist to vet your choice and see a list of common warning signs.
Guide: Cover Letters
A well-written cover letter is an effective way to introduce yourself and your work to prospective employers and spark their interest in meeting you. Cover letters should be concise, lively, and tailored to each position for which you apply. Cover letters follow a general format. Use our guide and make sure yours gets you the position you want.
Guide: Resumes and CVs
Do you need a résumé or a CV – or both? What should these important documents include? How can you avoid common mistakes? These essential career documents should be straightforward and specific, convey your achievements to potential employers, and show how you fit the role and experience they are seeking in a PA.
Checklist: Starting Your New Job
Congratulations! You’ve accepted the job and negotiated a solid contract. Make sure you’re
ready to start practicing with our checklist.
Checklist: Leaving a Job
You will no doubt move through a series of positions in your PA career. Here’s how to make a job transition gracefully with professional bridges intact.
Guide: Where Will You Take Your PA Career?
Starting out as a PA, you have many options available to you. You can head into a clinical or nonclinical role, and even consider independent contracting. Here’s a list of questions you can ask yourself to help determine where your interests lie.