Organizing a Pharmacy Internship, Job, or Residency Search

Internships and Employment

Searching for a job can take a month or a year, depending on the position you seek and the market. But there are things you can do to use your time and resources effectively. Here are the key steps to organizing a successful job search:Internships Searching for a position can feel challenging. We are currently collecting information and resources from the School of Pharmacy, your fellow UCSF students and alumni to help you prepare for every step in your search.

  1. Watch this presentation and learn how to organize your search
  2. Write your resume, CV, cover letter, or other application materials
  3. Prepare for your interview
  4. Accept or decline the position professionally


  1. Visit the ASHP Residency Matching Program to learn how to register for the match
  2. ACCP Career Planning Guide
  3. Learn how to write your resume, CV, and letter of intent
  4. Prepare for your residency interview


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