Learn the essentials of a successful student and employee in the field of medical assisting. Cultivate your professional image starting in the classroom as a professional student. Set yourself apart for your job search through professionalism. Prepare to become the type of medical assistant that employers seek. Topics include communication, working well on teams, respecting and valuing differences, availability of healthcare careers in the local region, marketing your skills to potential employers, resumes, application letters and how to prepare for interviews.