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Hi! New grad here with pending MA license. Its a tough time out there for new grads! (any leads in MA would be great!) but in the mean time while my license processes, I wanted to see if I could get a job/ volunteer doing covid vaccinations or covid swabs, Most posts I'e seen want nurses or Pharmacists, and don't mention PAs. Also not sure how this works with a pending license? Any leads or advice would be great!  

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The Medical Reserve Corps in MA is being deployed to vaccine clinics (volunteer work).  You can find your local unit and join, here: https://www.mamedicalreservecorps.org/ . 

I joined a number of years ago as a PA student in order to work at flu clinics. Have been giving jabs ever since I got my license. I'm gonna volunteer for an upcoming COVID jab clinic. (I've gotten the COVID vaccine already, so I feel reasonably safe, working these clinics).

You might also be able to volunteer/pick up a temporary gig at one of the COVID field hospitals, see this link https://www.mass.gov/info-details/apply-for-jobs-at-covid-19-temporary-care-sites . These should probably be running, for at least another month or so, depending on case rates.

If you want to work in a medical capacity, you'll need a license. There are opportunities for non-medical positions, too.

Good luck! I think you will find the job search will go better, once you have your license in hand.

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On 1/22/2021 at 10:58 PM, charlottew said:

The Medical Reserve Corps in MA is being deployed to vaccine clinics (volunteer work).  You can find your local unit and join, here: https://www.mamedicalreservecorps.org/ . 

I joined a number of years ago as a PA student in order to work at flu clinics. Have been giving jabs ever since I got my license. I'm gonna volunteer for an upcoming COVID jab clinic. (I've gotten the COVID vaccine already, so I feel reasonably safe, working these clinics).

You might also be able to volunteer/pick up a temporary gig at one of the COVID field hospitals, see this link https://www.mass.gov/info-details/apply-for-jobs-at-covid-19-temporary-care-sites . These should probably be running, for at least another month or so, depending on case rates.

If you want to work in a medical capacity, you'll need a license. There are opportunities for non-medical positions, too.

Good luck! I think you will find the job search will go better, once you have your license in hand.

Great thank you I will check this out!

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