Background. What is the clinical environment in industry? -- How are drugs and medical devices developed? -- What happens at the clinical site? -- Paths to clinical jobs in the medical products industry. Entering as a clinical research associate -- Entering data management -- Entering as a biostatistician -- Entering as a clinical quality assurance auditor -- Entering regulatory affairs -- Entering clinical safety -- Entering as a medical writer -- Your future in clinical operations -- Tool box. Helpful hints for landing a clinical product development job -- Reference materials.