You've always been a pet person. Now you're ready to put that passion to work. As the next generation of veterinary professionals, it's important that you're career-ready as soon as you graduate. That's why CVP's student programs give you the opportunity to work alongside experienced professionals, providing you with true hands-on experience to better deliver exceptional care. Let us help find the opportunity that's right for you.
The CVP hospital network includes opportunities in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, Exotic Animal Medicine, Mixed Animal Practice, Integrative Treatments, Emergency Services, and a unique Small Animal Clinical Trial Externship. Visits can be tailored to your individual interests and needs, to best augment your learning experience, availability and school curriculum.
Visiting students can expect to grow and improve in the areas of leadership, communication problem-solving and technical skills . Typical responsibilities- based on individual location and mentor approval- may include performing physical exams, assisting with case work ups, refining practical skills, assisting with dentals, observing/scrubbing into surgery and much more!
Weekly stipend or hourly rate depending on location
Flexible schedule available (most visits are 2-4 weeks)
Limited housing available at some locations
Hands on practice, training and mentorship from skilled and supportive veterinary teams
Access to variety of modern equipment, including rehab, ultrasound, and in house labs/dependent on location
Currently enrolled in good academic standing at accredited Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program
Authorized to work in the United States
Must carry professional liability coverage through SAVMA or other similar entity
CVP believes our job is to bring joy to families by caring for the pets they love. We know that when veterinary professionals have what they need to thrive, pets thrive too. That’s what CVP is all about: building a community that provides extraordinary care for all its members, no matter how many legs (or wings) they may have. CVP knows what's important to people and making sure they have what they need so they can focus on delivering great care is our priority. At the end of the day, we’re more than just pet people. We’re pet people people.