Career Resources

Areas of Practice Guide

Explore a new career direction or specialty with this collection of AAPA and partner resources, salary data, and CME on various practice areas, including Administration, Dermatology, Education, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery, Telemedicine, and Urgent Care.

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PA Application Secrets: Your PA Application

In this one-hour webinar, learn what it takes to get into PA school and how to make yourself a more competitive applicant.

Rocking Your Personal Statement

In this one-hour webinar, learn what it takes to get into PA school and how to make yourself a more competitive applicant.

Accepted: The Secrets to a Successful PA School Application

In this one-hour webinar, learn what it takes to get into PA school and how to make yourself a more competitive applicant.

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Video: Educating Employers About PAs

Be ready to educate your current and future employers about working with PAs using these talking points.

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Video: Job Interviewing Tips for PAs

The interview is your first chance to show why you are the best candidate for the position. Our video will help you prepare for your interview and help you show off your best self.

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Checklist: Records to Maintain

There are standard records that all practicing PAs (and PA students) should collect and maintain. We’ve compiled them into a detailed and handy checklist so you can make sure you have what you need.

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Video: Which Career Path Is Right for You?

There are so many ways to be a PA…from clinical practice in dozens of specialties to non-clinical careers in research and education. Check out our video to help you explore your options and take advantage of tools to help you get there!

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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.