MSL Academy

The below resources are free for our members only. To get access to it click on the log in button at the top and either log in or purchase our online MSL training 12 chapter course.


Where should I start? - NEW

You have taken your first step to change your career for the better. To guide you through our many resources, we have made a 10 step for you to get started. So, start here before you start the MSL video training.

Get your MSL certificate of completion

To get noticed on LinkedIn as a top MSL candidate, you need to highlight your learning from our online MSL training platform. Email us for your certificate of completion when you have finished our training course ( To get noticed you should do three things: 1. Add "MSL trainee" to your experience and search and search for FSTP to add as your company. 2.Post your certificate on a LinkedIn post together with the text we have sent you via email 3. Change your headline to: MSL trainee - from SCIENCE to PHARMA Clickhere to see more

How to best work with recruiters

In this chapter, we will give you insight on how to best work with recruiters, understand their rational of working/not working with you and how to best approach them and not waste their time. In addition, we teach you other ways to find jobs. Clickhere to see more

How to optimally prepare and perform in your MSL interview

This chapter is a deep dive into the different MSL interview rounds you can expect. It is based on the FSTP team's years of pharma/MSL experiences mixed with practical with the information we have obtained from our candidates and packaged to be highly practical for your interviews. We will cover: the phone interview; the skype interview(s); the face-to-face interview; assessment center interview; MSL role play interview; 30-60-90 day MSL business plan discussion AND very important how to discuss salary in your MSL interview. In short, everything you need to know to get ready for your MSL interview. Clickhere to see more

Clinical paper presentation - GOLD/PLATINUM members only

For the MSL interview you will often be asked to do a clinical paper presentation and we have THE resource to help you with this. In this chapter, we will tell you how you can best prepare for this presentation ahead of time to beat the competition especially when the time lines are short. It contains the following: 1) the different formats and modalities of this interview round; 2) how to identify the paper ahead of time; 3) how to best structure your presentation; 4) how to role play it as an experienced MSL; 5) what questions you can expect and how to answer them as an MSL; 6) what questions an experienced MSL would ask the (doctors in the) audience and; 7) examples of 3 successful MSL clinical paper PowerPoint presentations What more do you want?! This resource is only for our GOLD/PLATINUM members. You can easily upgrade if you'd like access to this great resource. Clickhere to see more

Disease and Industry reports - GOLD/PLATINUM only

Here you will find a growing list of in-depth competitive insight reports from GervanoRA on: drugs, diseases and country-specific intelligence. Clickhere to see more


In this chapter we will cover some MSL excellence topics Clickhere to see more

10. Reimbursement - HEOR and Market Access

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