Career Advice Articles

Transitioning From Fieldwork Student to Practitioner at the Same Site
December 2017

Saved by the Bell: Tips for School-Based OT
December 2017

New Graduates on the Move: Tips for Relocating Across the Country as a Brand New Practitioner
July 2017

How to Pursue a Specialty Practice Area: Insights From the NICU
March 2017

Advice From Pediatric Practitioners: “What I Wish I Had Known”
December 2016

Breaking Ground in New Practice Areas: OT and the Circus
November 2016

OT Student Guide to Registration and Licensure
June 2016

10 Tips to Building a Strong OT/OTA Relationship
April 2016

Occupational Therapy Practice and Clinical Research: Bridging the Gap as a New Practitioner
March 2016

Is an Occupational Therapy Residency the Right Choice for Me?
October 2015

6 Steps for Growing Your Own Creative Treatment Ideas
September 2015

32 Creative Ways to Gain OT Experience and Diversify Your Resume
July 2015

Finding a Practice Area That Fits
June 2015

The Do’s and Don’ts of Saving and Spending Wisely After Graduation
May 2015

Demystifying a Career in Research
May 2015

10 things I Wish I Had Known My First Year Out of School (OT Practice)
May 2015

Bumps, Bruises, and Lessons Learned: Advice for Students Entering the Profession
April 2015

Learning Curve: New Practitioners Share Insights From Their First Year on the Job(OT Practice)
March 2015

Late Night with New Practitioners: Defining Workplace Professionalism (OT Connections)
February 2015

Emerging Niches and Nontraditional Practice: Where are the Opportunities?
January 2015

Late Night with New Practitioners: So, You Want to Be a Manager? (OT Connections)
December 2014

How to Use Social Media as a Professional Development Tool
October 2014

Guiding Forces: Finding and Benefiting From Occupational Therapy Mentors(OT Practice)
September 2014

Late Night With New Practitioners: Demystifying CE (OT Connections)
September 2014

Late Night with New Practitioners: Secrets of Getting Along with Coworkers (OT Connections)
August 2014

On the Road: The Adventures and Challenges of Life as a Traveling OT(OT Practice)
July 2014

Entrepreneurial Options: Steps to Consider in Starting a Private Practice(OT Practice)
May 2014