We help you find it!!!
This is a valuable resource for medical students, interns, residents, fellows, and other students and trainees in healthcare fields who are figuring out their career paths.
Medical school and residency are so busy that it often takes all your energy to just keep your head above water. Getting through your course materials or your patient list leaves you exhausted by the end of the day.
But it’s important to take some time to think about the big picture – your career, your professional goals, and all the places your medical training can take you.
Your career doesn’t need to be conventional. It’s okay to take the road less traveled. In fact, the road less traveled might result in:
- Having more fulfilling career
- Making greater impact
- Finding rewarding opportunities that you didn’t even realize existed
- Reaching financial independence earlier
Here’s how Look for Zebras can help:
When possible, we include opportunities on the job board that are fitting for students and residents, including flexible contracting work and nonclinical fellowships.
As you get ready to start a “real” job, look into resources for developing a strong resume and persuasive cover letter.
The blog posts on this site are all about helping you find fulfillment. See the suggestions below for articles that are of particular interest to students and doctors still in training.
Arm yourself with information to cultivate a fulfilling career.
10 misconceptions about general preventive medicine
Medical virtualist actually sounds like a reasonable sub-specialty – here’s why
Nonclinical medical student away rotations
The average physician salary – a comparison between salary surveys
How to get an ABMS board certification without fellowship
I know I want to have a non-clinical job. Do I need to do a residency?
5 types of non-clinical physician jobs based on clinical skills and experience
10 reasons I love my job in utilization review as a physician
Physician leadership development programs with pharma companies
Getting into management consulting as a physician or medical student
Government fellowship opportunities for doctors seeking pharma careers
Visiting scholar programs for physicians interested in non-clinical medical careers
Reap the benefits of your standardized test-taking skills with freelance writing
The best sites that offer paid surveys for physicians
Why you should start a blog as a physician
Now is a great time to start a side gig
A CV is not a resume, even if you’re a doctor
The best journals for physician leadership, non-clinical careers, and industry jobs
Types of clinical and non-clinical physician job recruiters: a primer for physician job seekers
Answering the “What are your weaknesses?” question in job interviews
Being a HENRY (high earner, not rich yet) and what you should do about it
How to make extra money as a resident physician
I want to travel the world, but not go deeper into debt
They say live like a resident… but sometimes it’s worth it to live like an attending