Career Resources for DVM Students

Job Search Resources:

UTK Veterinary Student Career Site job listings, resume and job search tips, negotiating job contracts, employment relationships, personal finance simulator, career options, corporate and government jobs, recruiters and employment agencies. University of Tennessee, Knoxville Vet Med Careers website.

Resume & Cover Letter Packet For DVM students

DVM Job Search Packet

AVMA Career Center Search for jobs, student externships, post your resume, see others’ resumes, and more.

AVMA Job Search Advice and Resources Job hunting advice, resumes, employer contacts etc. from the AVMA, plus access to an online veterinary career expert.

Career Development Resources Veterinary Information Network  NOTE: VIN is free to veterinary students who provide their university email address, the name of the university they are attending, the degree they are earning, and the month and year they expect to graduate

Skills for a new (and not so new) Grad VIN

Looking for Your First Job: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly by Gary Block, DVM, MS, DACVIM, HSVMA This webinar provides veterinary students a helpful perspective about finding their first jobs after graduation.

Texas A & M Employment website Includes jobs in vet med, the sciences, and agriculture.

How to Find Veterinary Jobs with the Federal Government VIN

CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service careers in public health and epidemiology

AVMA Externship Locator

Veterinary Internships and Residencies

Job, Internships, Externships & Residencies VIN resources (Veterinary Information Network)

Veterinary Internships: AVMA Matching Service

AVMA Online Directory of Members Find employers in all areas of veterinary medicine, nationwide. Access with your SCAVMA or AVMA ID number.

Employer Directories:

Most jobs are never advertised, so direct inquiries to clinics can be very effective! AVMA search engine that locates veterinary practices nationwide

American Association of Equine Practitioners. 2012 print directory, call #: SF277, WSU Animal Health Library

Washington State Veterinary Medical Association Career Center A print directory of veterinarians and clinics is also available in the Animal Health Library.

Alaska State Veterinary Medical Association - Under Veterinarians, select Clinic List)

Arizona Veterinary Medical Association Job Listings

Montana Veterinary Medical Association Members and Jobs

Nevada Veterinary Medical Association  Career Opportunities

New Mexico Veterinary Medical Association Career Center

Oregon Veterinary Medical Association Find a vet by city. A print directory of Oregon vets and vet clinics is available in the Animal Health Library, Wegner Hall.

Oregon Veterinary  Medical Association Jobs

Oregon Veterinary Medical Association  Resources for Recent Graduates

Utah Veterinary Medical Association Job Postings

UVMA Search for a Clinic by Name or City

Wyoming Veterinary Medical Association Member Clinics

Veterinary Career Options:

Veterinary Career Options and Programs American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges

Career Choices for Veterinarians: Private Practice and Beyond, Carin A. Smith, 2011 WSU Animal Health Library Reserve (SF756.28.S65 2011)

Getting Started as a Relief Veterinarian VIN

FlexVet: how to be one, how to hire one: the comprehensive practice guide for relief & part-time veterinarians Carin A. Smith, 2006. WSU Animal Health Library (SF756.46.5654 2006)

The Housecall Veterinarian's Manual Carin A. Smith, 1999.  WSU Animal Health Library (SF745.S59x 1999)


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