Internships in Biomedical Communication: Could they work for you?

Anne Marie Weber-Main, Heather Haley

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This article presents accounts from the authors about their experiences as intern and advisor in the field of biodemical communication. Aspiring professionals in this discipline needed the following: (1) assistance to understand the career options available to them; (2) opportunities to explore different work roles and environments; and (3) connections with successful, seasoned medical writers/editors who are willing to serve as mentors and role models. The two authors had experienced working as editors at the University of Minnesota Medical School. Their clients are full-time faculty and clinical research fellows in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)11-16
Number of pages6
JournalAMWA Journal: American Medical Writers Association Journal
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 1 2006


  • PROFESSIONAL education
  • MEDICAL communication
  • BUSINESS mentorships
  • MEDICAL writing


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