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HEAL239 Health Career Information and Job Readiness (Johnston): Professional Organizations & Networking

To provide resources on resume writing and interviewing for healthcare professions.

Professional Associations

Professional associations are an excellent way to find out about job openings, conferences, and networking opportunities.

Washington State Society of Medical Assistants

American Association of Medical Assistants

American Academy of Professional Coders

To identify other associations, try WOIS database and look up a specific occupation.

Social Networking

Don't overlook Social Networking as a powerful tool for your job search.

  A valuable tool for establishing your professional presence on the Internet.