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Set a course for professional life

Career Compass serves as the source of career guidance for students graduating from dental school, and provides tools and resources to transition to the first step in your professional career.
Career Compass Webinars
As part of our Career Compass, ASDA created a series of webinars on career-related topics to help members prepare for graduation and transition into the profession. 
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Shadowing and externships
Spend your summer exploring your career options through a shadowing or externship opportunity. Learn what to do (and what not to do) to make the most of the experience.
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CareerHome License
Getting Licensed
The final step before becoming a dentist is getting your dental license. The requirements vary by state so it’s important that you know where you want to practice. Learn the steps involved and the requirements by state.
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Career Compass Video Series
The Career Compass Words of Wisdom series brings you professional advice from former ASDA members who were once in your shoes.
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ASDA Bookshelf and CE Library

Browse ASDA's library of books recommended by members and alumni to expand your knowledge of leadership and financial and practice management. Complement your clinical training with CE courses covering hundreds of topics.