Student Career Resources

Published Online: Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) represents US biopharmaceutical researchers and biotechnology companies and works to support the development of new medicines through advocacy of public policies that are favorable to medical research.

American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists
The American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) is a professional scientific organization whose members work in industry, academia, government, and research organizations. It hosts an annual meeting and online learning programs and publishes a news magazine and 3 scientific journals.

American Society for Pharmacy Law
The American Society for Pharmacy Law (ASPL) hosts educational events and provides information for pharmacists, attorneys, and students interested in the law as it relates to pharmacy, including the provision of pharmaceutical care and the manufacture and distribution of drugs and medical devices.

College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists
The College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP) is a professional society for pharmacists who practice in the specialties of psychiatry and neurology. Its website includes a careers section with job listings, a residency directory, and a list of neurology and psychiatric pharmacy fellowships.

Convenient Care Association
The Convenient Care Association (CCA) is a trade association that represents the companies and health systems that provide episodic health care at clinics in retail locations with adjacent pharmacies.

Food Marketing Institute
The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) represents food retailers and wholesalers and provides members with research reports and newsletters on shopper trends and other industry topics.

Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association
The Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA) provides educational and networking opportunities for pharmacists involved in the provision of cancer care, hosting both an annual meeting and a recruitment fair featuring open positions in the field.

National Association of Specialty Pharmacy
The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) offers specialty pharmacy professionals opportunities for networking at national events and provides an online Specialty Pharmacy Education Center website featuring continuing education courses.

Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute
The Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute (PBMI) provides industry research reports, e-learning courses, and live events for its members, comprised of health care purchasers, pharmacy benefit managers, and other professionals involved in the delivery of drug benefits.

Specialty Pharmacy Association of America
The Specialty Pharmacy Association of America (SPAARx) is a national organization that represents specialty pharmacies, specialty pharmaceutical manufacturers, payers, and other organizations in the specialty pharmacy industry.

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