Professional Development for Students

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Looking for summer placements and jobs?

Tomorrow's Pharmacist, part of the Pharmaceutical Journal, can help you find them. 

Visit Tomorrow’s Pharmacist

Where can I apply for placements?

The Pharmacist Support website has a great list of where you can apply for placements in different sectors of pharmacy. 

You should also keep an eye on the BPSA News section as they may announce when applications for summer placements are open.

Thinking ahead?

What kinds of roles are looking at once you finish your degree? Our careers information section has lots of information and helpful videos about the roles open to you with a degree in pharmacy.



The FASTtrack revision guides, from Pharmaceutical Press are available as books through their website, or online.

Don't forget, as an RPS member, you get 25% off when you buy through the Pharmaceutical Press website above - simply enter your membership number at the checkout!

RPS Library

Make the most of our ebook library, which includes Dale & Appelbe's Pharmacy Law & Ethics, Maudsley Prescribing Guidelines.

You’ll also have access to the Medline, CINAHL, International Pharmaceutical Abstracts and the Biomedical Reference collection databases through our e-library. Allowing you to find evidence-based information, which you can use in your projects and assignments. 

Not sure how everything works? We’ve created some helpful training webinars which explain how to use the databases and find information you can rely on.

More hints and tips

You’re not alone! Learn from those who've done this before on our RPS blog

Thinking about a patient-facing role? We can help you improve the valuable soft skills you’ll need when dealing with people.