Student Testimonials

Jeff Christy

Jeff Christy

Hometown: Tampa, FL

Class Speciality: Spine and Orthopaedic Reconstruction/Trauma

Company Placement: Osiris Therapeutics / Smith & Nephew

Tell me a little about your background?

Industrial sales for 5 years. Cardiac OR tech for 2 years. Ortho/trauma RN for 8 years.

Why were you interested in Medical Sales? What drew you to this industry?

Interested in a job with a competitive atmosphere where you are rewarded for your work.

How long did you try to get into the industry? What was that experience like?

3 years

How did you learn about Medical Sales College?

Job site advertising the intern position

What ultimately made you decide to attend the College?

Receiving help getting in front of hiring agents

Describe your experience once you began training with Medical Sales College.

Learned how to analyze products, discuss sales with physicians, and how to give effective in-services

What is your current job like?

Biologics Sales. Sell 2 products to a multitude of specialties. Target potential users and set up meetings, lunches, dinners, in-services. Cover OR, HOPD, office, or VA cases where product is being used.

What was the most valuable thing you learned at Medical Sales College/What piece of training do you use the most in your day-to-day activities?

How to get the interviewer to understand how I would provide an immediate impact.

Please briefly explain your job interview process.

Job opening came over Linkedin. Phone interview with Rep. Phone interview with Sales Manager. In person interview with Sales Manager and Director of Sales.

Why should someone attend the Medical Sales College if they want this career?

It provides you with a platform to get yourself into the industry and to provide an immediate impact with a company.

What do you know now that you wish you had known before entering the industry/attending Medical Sales College?

How to truly close on a conversation. This was simply not emphasized enough. I was given the message by the Rep that I had interviewed with that I should close each and every conversation. We spoke in depth on this matter and I learned a lot.