After you graduate from your pharmacy technician program, you will need to locate pharmacy technician jobs. Pharmacy technician jobs may seem difficult to locate, if you are unsure on where to begin. Before you graduate from your program of study, you should sign up for career services. Career services will be able to help you in your job search for pharmacy technician jobs. Depending on which school you attended, you should have completed an internship program at a pharmacy. Your course adviser would have been able to help you locate a pharmacy to complete your internship at to get some experience. If the pharmacist liked your performance, the pharmacist will keep you on as an employee.
Apply to retail pharmacies to find pharmacy technician jobs. Some places that you can apply to are CVS and Walgreens. You can apply to both of the pharmacy technician jobs by going to their website and applying online. You will need to create an account. You can also go in store to apply. If you decide to apply online, you will be asked a series of questions about your personality and work ethics. Answer truthfully. If the pharmacy is hiring and you pass the test, you will be asked to come into the store for an interview. When you go for the interview, dress appropriately and answer all of the interviewers questions thoroughly. If the interviewer likes you, they will hire you.
Apply for a pharmacy technician job in a hospital. Most hospitals require that their pharmacy technicians to be certified. You may be able to work in the hospital for a few months under supervision of a pharmacist, until you are able to become certified. You may want to apply as a pharmacy technician in a hospital after you have worked in a retail pharmacy for at least a year and become certified. This way you can complete your job and not have to worry about studying for tests to become certified.