Welcome to the Career Board!

Here our graduates can find opportunities for employment. Requirements and benefits will vary based upon each individual employer's position listing. If you are interested in the positions below, please contact the employer directly. The TAMUK Veterinary Technology Program is not affiliated with any of the below employers and will not be able to answer questions regarding the positions.

If you are interested in the positions below, please contact the employer directly.  The TAMUK Veterinary Technology Program is not affiliated with any of the below employers and will not be able to answer questions regarding the positions.

If you are an employer and would like a position posted to our Career Board, please send position and contact information to vetnursing@tamuk.edu.

Full Time Veterinary Technician

McCulloch County Veterinary Hospital - Brady, TX

McCulloch County Veterinary Hospital is seeking a full time Veterinary Technician/Assistant. We are located in Brady, only 1 hour away from San Angelo and Fredericksburg and 2 hours to Austin. We are a mixed animal practice providing quality care for companion animals (60%), cattle, small ruminants and equine. Our spacious is equipped with new wireless digital x-ray, ultrasound, Heska blood analyzers, hydraulic cattle chute. The ability to multitask is a must.  Your skills will be utilized here and should include anesthesia monitoring, surgical assistant, iv catheterization, dental cleaning, manage hospitalized/boarding patients, medical records, and client communication to name a few!   Benefits: CE, uniforms, personal pet discounts. Salary based on abilities/experience. Living accommodation available.

Contact us at mcvhmail@gmail.com if interested in the position.

Contact: Dal Pace, Office Manager
Website: https://mccullochcovet.com/
Phone: 325-597-1579

Posted March 13, 2023

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Veterinary Wellness Center- Edinburg, TX

Veterinary Wellness Center is reimagining small animal veterinary medicine in the Rio Grande Valley and we’re looking for Licensed Veterinary Technicians to join our team! Our mission is improving lives. Wellness is our middle name because it’s the cornerstone of our “why”. We’re revolutionizing our workflows with comprehensive membership benefits, a team-led approach to client and patient care, and technology innovations. We’re proud to practice low stress handling to improve the veterinary experience for our patients, clients and staff.

At VWC, we want everyone who walks through our door to feel safe, valued and respected. Dr. Keller, our practice owner and courageous leader, encourages professional feedback and appropriate work boundaries for all employees. Our mission includes helping each employee reach goals that can improve their professional and personal lives. We review systems and processes to make sure they are effective, and change ones that aren’t. We take action to improve the lives of our patients AND our staff.



  • Form professional relationships with other staff to fully utilize each team member’s skills
  • Form professional relationships with clients to facilitate client education & compliance
  • Understand and be able to explain common diagnostics, procedures & medications to clients with relatable language and demeanor
  • Keep accurate medical records
  • Perform low stress restraint and patient handling
  • Review treatment plans and estimates with clients
  • Work with Veterinary Assistants to complete diagnostics and treatments
  • Complete checklists for accountability on training, exam room tasks, facility maintenance, and personal development goals
  • Accurately dose medications based on DVM recommendation
  • Perform dental procedures and assist DVM during surgical procedures
  • Perform physical exams, wellness exams, and progress exams, and coordinate with DVM to complete treatment recommendations
  • Understand pricing structures to help with inventory management and client education
  • Assist with on the job training of Veterinary Assistants
  • Utilize problem-solving skills and available resources to provide premium service
  • Anticipate the needs of the doctor for exams and procedures; develop protocols
  • Advocate for the health and safety of our patients, clients and team members


  • Licensed Veterinary Technician (or eligible for licensure) in Texas
  • Welcoming and professional verbal and non-verbal communication skills
  • Personal accountability; ability to give and receive constructive feedback
  • Continual drive for problem solving and improvement
  • Computer skills including typing and navigating multiple programs
  • Clinical experience preferred
  • Bilingual English & Spanish communication preferred


  • $18/hour entry level pay, increasing pay scale based on skills and responsibilities
  • 36 hour full time work week
  • Discounted pet care
  • Continuing Education allowance
  • 50% of Health Insurance covered by employer; dental & vision insurance available
  • Opportunities to develop a new, professional workflow for LVTs
  • No weekends or major holidays

If you’re ready to grow your career alongside a team of driven and innovative veterinary professionals, please email your resume and any necessary documents to Shana Chaleff (Office Manager) at manager@vetwelltx.com.

Contact: Shana Chaleff, Office Manager
Website: https://vetwelltx.com/
Phone: 956-386-9310

Posted March 13, 2023

Full Time Veterinary Technician

Mid-Texas Veterinary Associates - Gustine, TX

We are looking for a positive and energetic individual that is eager to join a large animal veterinary practice. This person must be friendly, outgoing, creative and enthusiastic. The primary purpose of this position is to insure the veterinarian and this clinic can provide the best care possible.
This position performs preventative health care duties and basic veterinary medical procedures on mainly cattle, horses and rough stock (rodeo animals). The position also assists the veterinarian with complex procedures, as well as provides office and equipment maintenance, barn duties including cleaning pens and feeding in-house patients, inventory control, and other administrative support functions within the veterinary practice. Please see job description below.


  • Morning and Evening feeding and pen maintenance
  • Assist in accurate medical record keeping
  • Administer oral, injectable and topical medications and/or vaccinations
  • Perform routine physical examinations and procedures
  • Assist in surgical procedures and provide emergency first aid that include wound treatment
  • Assist in breeding livestock animals, estrus tracking and reproductive procedures.
  • Fill pharmaceutical prescriptions.
  • Lift and restrain animals for veterinary examinations and treatments.
  • Maintain and clean medical, surgical and technical equipment. Report any abnormalities to veterinarian and schedule regular maintenance checks and repairs.
  • Oversee and maintain inventory and cleanliness of the work truck, inventory and storage and in the clinic.
  • Delivers veterinary medications to clients
  • Screen calls and route or respond appropriately to need
  • Create, maintain and dispense routine medical handouts
  • Drive and maintain ambulatory truck

The most important duty is to do everything possible to insure the veterinarian is able to utilize their time to generate for the clinic. The veterinarian needs to be diagnosing and coming up with treatment plans, completing the medical record and invoices, and researching and collaborating to insure optimum outcomes. The assistant’s job is everything else.


  • Ability to perform several tasks concurrently, time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to lift 65 pounds and properly restrain small ruminant up to 110 pounds.
  • Ability to communicate via phone and e-mail. Able to use Microsoft Office, business and database software.
  • Ability to complete necessary paperwork and meet deadlines
  • Good interpersonal skills and a pleasant manner dealing with volunteers, clients and the general public. (This includes being very patient and helpful to visiting veterinary volunteer students)
  • Ability to handle stressful situations
  • Ability to complete assigned tasks, even if extended work hours are required in order to do so
  • Willingness to occasionally work weekends and/or holidays as required to provide care for hospitalized animals 


  • Prior livestock animal handling or management not required
  • College Education or Veterinary Technician Program preferred
  • Excellent Attitude and Work Ethic REQUIRED
  • Ability to be a self-starter REQUIRED

If interested in this position, please send your resume, letter of intent and 2 references to Dr. Lisa Willis, mtva.vetoffice@gmail.com.

Contact: Lisa Willis, DVM, CVAP
Website: https://www.midtexasvets.com
Phone: 325-330-4706

Posted February 20, 2023

Full Time Veterinary Technician

Deason Animal Hospital - Floresville, TX

Deason Animal Hospital is a full-service animal hospital for both small and large animals. As a mixed animal practice we offer everything from vaccinations, dental care, reproduction services, surgeries and emergency services for small animal as well as large animals. Whether you need help with your farm animals or your pet our veterinarians and technicians are determined to help you and your pet during all hours and they are also on call nights, weekends and holidays.

Our veterinarians at Deason Animal Hospital strive to stay up-to-date with the latest veterinary trends and state-of-the-art equipment and tools, and to give your animal friend the best care possible. DAH has provided care for Wilson County and surrounding areas since 1990.


  • High School Diploma
  • Graduated From an AVMA- accredited School/ Veterinary Technician Certification (LVT,CVT)
  • Minimum two years experience as veterinary technician or assistant, desirable but not required
  • Good client communication and telephone skills
  • Basic animal care knowledge
  • Have the ability to restrain animals for examination and treatment
  • Venipuncture, Catheter placement, intubate patients


  • Punctuality, Dependable, Flexible
  • Self Starter
  • Works independently
  • Communication skills with team members
  • Works well with others
  • Compassionate to clients, patients and team members


 Health Insurance, Paid time off, Employee discount

To apply please visit Deason Animal Hospital Application Form to fill out an application.

Contact: Dawnn Mainz, Office Manager
Website: https://deasonanimalhospital.com/
Phone: 830-393-4567

Posted February 3, 2023

Full Time or Part Time Veterinary Nurse

Bailey Veterinary Clinic - Roseburg, OR

Attention all unicorns… we want YOU!

We are excited to be adding a full-time, compassionate, dedicated, and enthusiastic Veterinary Nurse to our busy 11 doctor practice! Privately owned and operated for over 70 years, Bailey Veterinary Clinic is in beautiful Roseburg, Oregon. The ideal community for any outdoor enthusiast, Roseburg is located in Umpqua Valley, Oregon’s best kept secret. It features rolling hills, old-growth forests, deep turquoise rivers, and mountains with unique geological features. It’s also the gateway to one of America’s most stunning destinations: Crater Lake National Park. We are also in the heart of southern Oregon’s wine country and home to Wildlife Safari, the second largest cheetah breeding facility in the world.

Our practice routinely sees a wide variety of cases from general preventative care to complex medical and surgical cases. Our facility includes an extensive in-house lab, digital radiography, ultrasound, acupuncture, laser therapy, and state of the art dental suite. In addition to furnishing our clinic with updated equipment, we also have the mindset of pursuing the future of the industry. Our focus on Quality Medicine, Good Communication, Client Service, and Education has allowed us to build a great core and clientele that trusts us in providing the medical care we recommend. We also have well-trained support staff who provide great service to our doctors, care for our patients and are excited to welcome a new team member!

Our Veterinary Nurses have a vital role in supporting the day-to-day clinic operations by providing dedicated quality care and exceptional service to our patients. They gallop along tirelessly and keep up with the fast pace of our hospital.

Essential Duties:

  • Preparing Surgeries and Monitoring Anesthesia/Dental Cleaning
  • Obtaining Digital Radiographs
  • Placing IV Catheters
  • Performing Medical Treatments
  • Conducting Laser Therapy Treatments
  • Discussing Medical Health of Pets with Clientele
  • Filling and Labeling Prescriptions
  • Assisting with Physical Examinations and Collecting Data
  • Collecting, Preparing, and Labeling Samples for Laboratory Testing, or Microscopic Examination.
  • Assess, prioritize, and triage individual animal needs


  • Must Be Able to Pass a Drug Test
  • High School or Equivalent (preferred)
  • Veterinary Technician Experience (2 years preferred, but willing to train the perfect fit)
  • Competitive Pay
  • Moving Stipend
  • Full Benefits Offered After 90 Days
    • 401k
    • Medical
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Paid Time Off/Holiday Pay
    • Continuing Education Stipend
    • Uniform Allowance
    • Employee Pet Discount


  • Day Shift
  • Swing Shift
  • 3 and 4 Day work weeks
  • 10 and 12 Hour Shifts
  • Open Monday-Sunday
  • No On-Call

To apply, please email your resume to kahlil@baileyvet.com.

Contact: Kahlil, Practice Manager
Contact Email: kahlil@baileyvet.com
Contact Phone: 541-673-4403 ext. 301
Website: https://www.baileyvet.com/
Phone: 541-673-4403

Posted January 24, 2023

Full or Part-time Veterinary Technicians and Assistants

Animal Medical Corpus Christi - Corpus Christi, TX


  • Animal Medical Corpus Christi is an AAHA accredited hospital with a newly built 9500 square foot facility.
  • Home to the latest Idexx diagnostic equipment, our hospital treats diverse cases such as preventative care, soft tissue and orthopedic surgeries, dermatology and otic cases, and internal medicine cases.
  • Our hospital fosters an environment based on collaboration, mentorship, and teamwork.
  • We understand the importance of a healthy work-life balance, which is why we offer a 4-day week rotating schedule and no on-call hours!
  • We enjoy each other’s company in and outside of the hospital, laughter and helping one another.


  • Competitive hourly rate with overtime
  • No on-call or emergency hours
  • 401k with 5% match
  • Paid time off
  • CE opportunities
  • Mentorship programs
  • Bonus- Join a team dedicated to your success! Live where you can enjoy you days off fishing or relaxing by the beach!

Contact: Terri Palmer
Contact Email: terri@ccanimalmedical.com
Website: https://ccanimalmedical.com/
Phone: 361-993-6752

Renewed January 2, 2023

Veterinary Technician

Southwest Texas Veterinary Medical Center - Uvalde, TX

The veterinary technician is the veterinarian’s primary medical support. They begin the examination procedure and continue to assist the doctor throughout the examination, diagnosis and treatment phases. They aid the veterinarians in achieving greater efficiency by relieving them of technical work and administrative detail. They have a very significant role in communicating with and educating clients about their pets.


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Veterinary Technician License (LVT) desirable but not required.


  • Previous animal care background is desirable, but not required


  • Minimum of 18 years old.
  • Genuinely enjoys working with animals and is able to deal with them even when they are stressed, ill, in pain, or have an undesirable odor.
  • Can stay calm and efficient during a medical crisis.
  • Is well-spoken and approaches his/her job duties in a mature nature.
  • Can support and be a part of teamwork; works well with all levels of hospital team members.
  • Has excellent client communication skills, work ethic.
  • Physical Effort: Work requires lifting and carrying animals (will be assisted by other staff members in lifting animals over 40 lbs).  Walks or stands for extended periods or time; frequently works in a bent position.
  • Working conditions:  May be exposed to unpleasant odors, noises and animal feces. May be exposed to bites, scratches and contagious diseases.

The applicant should firmly adhere to the values and ethics of Southwest Texas Veterinary Medical Center, exhibit honesty, discretion and sound judgment.

To apply, please submit an application in-person.

Contact: Mary Verstuyft, Clinic Coordinator
Contact Email: mary@swtvmc.com
Website: https://swtvmc.com/
Phone: 830-278-4441

Renewed January 2, 2023

Veterinary Technician Intern

Black Beauty Ranch - Murchison, TX

Start date: Summer 2023

Pay: $12.63/hr working 40 hours a week

Black Beauty Ranch is offering a three-month internship program in zoo and large domestic hoof stock. Black Beauty Ranch is a sanctuary that is a subsidiary of the Humane Society. We work with a wide range of exotic and domestic species including large and small carnivores, exotic hoof stock, macropods, primates, cervids, reptiles, and birds as well as horses, exotic and domestic swine, and exotic and domestic bovids. Black Beauty Ranch is located in beautiful East Texas with access to hiking and lakes as well as close to the cities of Tyler and Dallas.

The intern will assist in all aspects of veterinary tech medicine under the supervision of the Director of Veterinary Medicine including:

  • providing clinical treatments
  • assisting in monitoring anesthesia
  • performing laboratory diagnostics with supervision
  • assisting with procedures and medical rechecks
  • performing laboratory diagnostics with supervision
  • filling prescriptions
  • completing medical paperwork
  • assisting with necropsies
  • making sure instruments, equipment and supplies are maintained and stocked
  • picking up packages, unboxing, and assisting with logging inventory
  • completing general housekeeping tasks and follow opening and closing checklists
  • assist in setting up and breaking down for procedures
  • daily care and husbandry of animals in the hospital

The intern will be part of the team which consists of one full time veterinarian, one full time administrative assistant and one part-time licensed veterinary technician. FREE Furnished housing including utilities and Wi-Fi is provided.   The intern will be willing to work a flexible schedule as needed. The intern must have great attention to detail and commitment to excellence as demonstrated by the delivery of quality and timely work. Excellent organizational skills, work ethic, and communication are required for the position. The intern must have an active driver’s license, participate in staff rabies and TB testing, and a strong interest in zoological medicine and large animal medicine.  The intern will learn through exposure to different species, their species-specific procedures, diseases and testing.  The intern will also learn the medical care and husbandry challenges of the animals in our care.  The intern will also strengthen their networking and time management skills including how to prioritize assignments and multi-task with good attention to detail. 

Please follow the link for additional requirements and to apply for this position: https://us63.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/humanesociety/Posting/View/2857

Website: https://www.humanesociety.org/blackbeautyranch

Renewed January 2, 2023

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Tier 1 Veterinary Medical Center - Palmer, AK

Tier 1 Veterinary Medical Center is one of the largest, privately owned veterinary hospitals in the Pacific Northwest, serving more than 700,000 people.  Our 20,000-square-foot facility is open seven days a week and offers multiple modalities and emergency care.

We are currently in need of some superstar Licensed Veterinary Technicians to join the team.

Our exceptional doctors and technicians are leaders in this field and will ensure that each member of the team feels appreciated and fulfilled.  Through continuing education, profit-sharing opportunities, outstanding benefits, and competitive salaries, we can provide you with the resources you need to succeed.

As a teaching hospital with multiple modalities, technicians can earn career opportunities to advance into areas of preferred study like endodontics, surgery, radiation, etc.

We are looking for a self-motivated team player who thrives in an emergency hospital setting.

Technicians must have a broad knowledge of animal science, medicine, and husbandry, including the basic knowledge of pharmacology and sufficient mathematical skills to ensure the administration of accurate drug and fluid doses.

They must be able to successfully restrain animals, complete clinical laboratory tests, and use multiple radiology techniques.  Technicians must deliver compassionate care and exhibit excellent communication skills with teammates and clients in a well-equipped, fast-paced veterinary hospital.

We offer competitive salaries and benefits, including 401k, paid time off, health reimbursement benefits, CE and uniform allotments, employee pet discounts, and more!

For more information about the position, minimum requirements, and to apply please visit https://tier1vet.com/jobs/veterinary-technician/

Clinic Phone: 907-745-8437
Website: https://tier1vet.com/

Renewed January 2, 2023

Full Time Veterinary Technician

Companion Animal Hospital - Brownsville, TX

Companion Animal Hospital is seeking a full-time veterinary technician or assistant. Applicant must have at least one year experience or be a graduate of a credentialed veterinary technician program. Candidate must be customer service oriented, flexible, team-oriented and possess a strong work ethic. Duties include but are not limited to doctor support, inpatient care, venipuncture, IV catheter placement, client education, filling prescriptions, anesthesia monitoring and recovery, surgical admissions, and discharges, in house lab work, fluid therapy, dental prophylaxis, charting, and radiography. Weekend and holiday rotations required.

A veterinary technician is the primary support of our doctors. The duties of a technician require practical knowledge of hospital procedures, policies and services, patient treatment protocols, hospital computer systems, and the standard procedures, records, and terminology used in a veterinary hospital.

We offer benefits such as paid vacation, health, and dental insurance, disability insurance, and pet discounts.  A stipend to cover the cost of gas, food, and housing for a working interview is available for graduating seniors or recent graduates interested in the position.

To apply, please complete the application and attach a resume here.

Contact: Collette Maza, Practice Manager
Website: https://cahrgv.com/
Phone: 956-544-5868

Renewed January 2, 2023

Full Time and Part Time Veterinary Technician

Safety Call International - Remote Positions

Work From Home as a Veterinary Technician!

Job Description: Are you looking to gain experience in a new and exciting area of veterinary medicine? Then, SafetyCall International (SCI), the parent company of Pet Poison Helpline (PPH) may have just what you are looking for! Our veterinary team members, depending on their position, could be responsible for responding to incoming cases on Pet Poison Helpline, SafetyCall’s industry side, and our Veterinary Helpline via phone, email, and chat applications regarding potential toxic exposures, poisonings, and other adverse events from pet owners and veterinarians.

Schedule: We are looking to add full-time (40 hours/week) and part-time (varied hours) Veterinary Technicians to our remote team. Shift times and days vary depending on position applied to, and often include 2-3 full weekends per month, as well as some holidays.

Required Experience: Active CVT/LVT/RVT License and 1+years of work experience in a veterinary clinic/hospital OR a minimum of 5 years of work experience as a Non-Credentialed Veterinary Support Staff performing technician responsibilities in a fast-paced veterinary clinic/hospital.

Remote Agent Requirements: Candidates who work remotely must have or be willing to obtain and maintain at their expense certain IT requirements (details available on our website). Candidates must also have a designated home office area that meets certain requirements and cannot have any other responsibilities during their shift, including caring for dependents.

To learn more about the current open positions, job requirements, and schedules as well as to begin your application, please visit our website; https://safetycall.com/about/careers/ .

Renewed January 2, 2023

Veterinary Technician Preceptorship

Oregon Zoo - Portland, OR

The purpose of the veterinary technician student program is to provide a recent graduate (<1 year) or current student of an AVMA-accredited program with hands-on training as a veterinary technician in the field of zoological medicine.  A full-time, 40 hour, 12-week commitment will help to ensure that successful applicants can get the most benefit from this opportunity.

Goals for the veterinary technician student:

  • Assist veterinary staff in all aspects of technical duties including, but not limited to: laboratory specimen testing and handling, general hospital upkeep, surgical preparation, nursing care, anesthesia and monitoring, health records maintenance, observation and medical treatment of animals, and daily care of hospitalized and quarantined animals. Students will be under continuous supervision by the staff veterinarians and technicians while completing these duties. There will also be opportunities for the student to observe husbandry from veterinary staff and seasoned professional zoo keepers.
  • Complete a research project and present findings to interested zoo staff. The subject and presentation is dependent on the student’s interest and may pertain to current cases, larger medical management subjects, or other relevant topics

Application Requirements:

If you are interested in this opportunity, please email the following information/documents to recruitment@oregonmetro.gov

  • One-page letter of intent explaining your long-term career goals and interest in zoological medicine
  • Curriculum vitae or resume
  • Two letters of reference
  • Unofficial college academic transcript

Experience Offerings:

  • Spring
    • Application deadline: January 1
    • Experience runs March - May
  • Summer
    • Application deadline: March 1
    • Experience runs June - August
  • Fall
    • Application deadline: June 1
    • Experience runs September - November
  • Winter
    • Application deadline: September 1
    • Experience runs December - February

Contact: Lamarkus Gilliard, Internship Coordinator
Website: https://www.oregonzoo.org/
Email: Lamarkus.gilliard@oregonmetro.gov
Phone: 971-867-0226

Renewed January 2, 2023

Wildlife Rehabilitation Center Internship

North Carolina Zoo - Asheboro, NC

Summary: Wildlife rehabilitation is the care of sick, injured, or orphaned native wildlife for return back into the wild, in a condition that will optimize their chances of survival. The Valerie H. Schindler Wildlife Rehabilitation Center believes that compassion, civic responsibility & environmental stewardship are lessons best learned in the company of leaders who embody & practice these values. The center is a teaching facility, scientific in their approach, compassionate in their care, and is involved in rehabilitation, research & education.

Primary Role: Interns assist with the routine daily care of wildlife patients, as well as caring for the resident animal collection. Interns' duties include preparation of diets, cleaning cages, admitting patients, feeding animals, answering phones, and record keeping. Interns will also have the opportunity to assist with medical tasks, as ordered by Veterinary staff, such as administering treatments, helping with radiographs and assisting with surgeries. In addition, interns participate in special projects, tours, training, cage building/maintenance and animal rescues. The paid intern provides supervision and guidance to volunteers and unpaid interns and acts as liaison to the veterinary staff.

Requirements: Prospective interns must be in an undergraduate, associates program, or recently graduated (within one year) from a relevant field of study, be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs., bend, stoop, stand for periods of at least 30 minute intervals, walk on variable substrate, work in all climatic conditions, be able to read & follow instructions, communicate clearly, perform simple calculations and have dependable transportation. Interns must be rabies vaccinated to care for adult self/feeding and education mammals. Unvaccinated interns may assist with the hand-rearing of orphaned mammals, care for birds and reptiles, and perform all other responsibilities. This position may not be suitable for individuals who are immune suppressed and/or pregnant. Persons who are hearing, sight, or speech impaired should bring this to the attention of the supervisor so reasonable accommodations can be made.

This internship is part of the International Wildlife Rehabilitation Councils’ Practicum Accreditation Program; interns will receive a certificate upon successful completion of the program. 

Applicants: Preference will be given to candidates pursuing a career in animal care (i.e. wildlife rehabilitation, pre-vet, veterinary technician, zoo and/or aquarium and animal science students, etc.). 

Availability and Application Deadlines

Summer Session 
(Mid May - Aug.) - March 5 deadline

Fall Session 
(Aug. - Mid Oct.) - June 5 deadline

Spring Session
(Mar. - Mid May) - January 5 deadline

Internships available:

10 Week Unpaid Internships:

  • This internship is a minimum of 10 weeks, 200 hours, 3 6-hour shifts per week, plus 2-hour trainings every Wednesday.
  • Must be available to work a set schedule alternating between opening and closing shifts, weekends including holidays.
  • Housing available for ~$300/month; must have own transportation.
  • Spring -3 positions available, Summer - 7 positions available, Fall - 3 positions available.

12 Week Unpaid Internships:

  • This internship is a minimum of 12 weeks, 360 hours, five 6-hour shifts per week plus 2-hour trainings every Wednesday.
  • Must be available to work a set schedule alternating between opening and closing shifts, weekends including holidays.
  • Housing is provided, no fee; must have own transportation.
  • Spring -1 position available, Summer - 1 position available, Fall - 1 position available. 

To Apply: Please mail an application to Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, North Carolina Zoo, 4401 Zoo Parkway, Asheboro, NC  27205 or email with questions.

Website: https://www.nczoo.org/wildlife/native-wildlife-rehabilitation
Internship Link: https://www.nczoo.org/interns
Email: nczoo.wildliferehab@nczoo.org
Phone: 336-879-7644

Renewed January 2, 2023

Veterinary Technician Internship (Post-graduate)

White Oak Conservation - Yulee, Florida

White Oak conserves and sustains some of the earth's rarest species through innovative training, research, education, breeding and field programs that contribute to the survival of wildlife in nature. White Oak Conservation is a progressive private AZA certified facility with approximately 500 individual animals representing 30 unique and imperiled exotic species. The conservation programs span 700 acres along the St. Mary's River in northeast Florida, surrounded by 17,000 acres of mixed forest and wetlands that make up the beautiful White Oak Conservation property.

The Veterinary Technician Internship provides a continuing education opportunity for certified veterinary technicians intending to work in the zoo and wildlife field. The internship will provide extensive hands-on experience working clinically with a wide variety of exotic species, alongside highly respected veterinary staff. The internship program is designed to provide the technical skills and knowledge for participants to qualify for zoo and wildlife veterinary technician positions at the conclusion of the internship.

Skills, Experiences, and Duties:

  • Under the supervision and direction of the veterinary staff Veterinary Technician Interns will participate in all aspects of the veterinary department including but not limited to-
  • Acting as a functioning field technician and laboratory technician
  • Assisting in surgical and preventative procedures- Including set up and take down, immobilizations, exams, anesthetic monitoring, and surgical assistance
  • Diagnostics - Including in house blood work, outside lab submission preparation, fecal examinations, radiology, cytology, urinalysis, & post mortem exams
  • Neonatal care
  • Hospital maintenance - Including equipment servicing and maintenance, stocking, and inventory, and general cleaning
  • Records-medical records, filing, data entry and organizing

Internship Sessions:

  • SPRING Session runs from Mid-January to Mid-July
  • FALL Session runs from Mid-July to Mid-January


The Veterinary Technician Internship is a six-month paid internship. The selected candidate will receive a $1,466 monthly stipend, before taxes, and free housing at White Oak for the duration of the internship. Interns are scheduled to work 40 hours a week and rotating on-call weekends but may be asked to assist with afterhours emergencies. Interns have access to select White Oak amenities including a fitness center and swimming pool. Housing for pets and/or spouses is not available. White Oak reserves the right to terminate internships at any time.

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Candidates must be graduates of an AVMA accredited Veterinary Technology program, with preference given to Certified, Licensed and Registered Veterinary Technicians (CVT’s, LVT’s, and RVT’s).
  2. Applicants must have at least 1 year of experience as a licensed technician in a veterinary practice and a working knowledge of veterinary principles; anatomy, pharmacology, parasitology, hematology, radiology, anesthesiology, urinalysis, clinical and surgical techniques. Experience prior to licensing will be considered.
  3. Candidates should be self-motivated, able to work well alone and with others, and willing to learn new skills and make the most of the internship experience.
  4. Candidates must be able to lift 50 lbs., climb in and out of truck beds, remain bending/standing/ stooping for long periods of time, and work in adverse weather conditions.
  5. Candidates must pass a drug test upon starting the internship.
  6. Candidates must have proof of a valid driver’s license and proof of valid health insurance.
  7. Candidates must be legally able to work in the United States (US Citizen, Permanent Resident, or hold an Employment Authorization Document)

How to Apply

All candidates will submit a cover letter, resume, transcripts, and 3 letters of recommendation. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Only electronic submissions will be accepted (.doc, .docx, or .pdf only). Please send application materials to training@white-oak.org with the subject line: Veterinary Technician Internship. Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered.

Website: https://www.whiteoakwildlife.org
Internship Link: https://www.whiteoakwildlife.org/education/training/
Email: info@white-oak.org
Phone: 904-225-3200

Renewed January 2, 2023

Veterinary Technicians

Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists - Houston, TX

Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists is a referral-only veterinary specialty practice that provides the highest quality, most comprehensive specialized care for companion animals using technologically advanced diagnostic and therapeutic equipment along with a group of dedicated veterinary specialists and staff. We offer services in cardiology, critical care, dermatology, diagnostic imaging, emergency, internal medicine, ophthalmology, dentistry, surgery, interventional radiology, radiation and medical oncology, surgery, and exotics.

Position descriptions, responsibilities, and requirements for application are unique to each position and can be found on each position's listing on the Careers page.

To view and apply for current positions, please visit the GCVS Careers page!

Are you interested in joining the GCVS team but unsure which position is right for you?  Please send your resume, credentials, and interests to hrdepartment@gcvs.com or consideration.

Website: https://www.gcvs.com/
Email: info@gcvs.com
Phone: 713-693-1111

Renewed January 2, 2023

Graduate Veterinary Technician Internship

University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine - Knoxville, TN

We are excited to let you know that we are accepting applications for our veterinary technician internship program in the University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine, Small Animal Hospital. The program offers a one year rotating internship for graduate veterinary technicians.  The detailed information and application is available on our website; https://vetmed.tennessee.edu/sac-internships/
The veterinary technician internship program is a rotating internship for graduate veterinary technicians through the Small Animal Teaching Hospital.  It is designed to offer the technician the opportunity to increase knowledge and gain practical experience in an educational environment.
Eligible candidates:
Only graduates of AVMA accredited Veterinary Technology programs will be considered.  The internship is aimed at new graduates, but other technicians may be considered.
Application Process:
Candidates are required to submit an application with letter of interest, a minimum of two letters of reference, and college transcripts through the last semester completed.  Application packets from candidates should be received by the University of Tennessee by the deadline indicated on the website. USPS, FAX, or electronic submission is acceptable.
A maximum of 4 candidates per year will be selected.
Salary and Benefits:
The veterinary technician interns will be paid at an hourly rate ($7.25/hour or minimum wage, whichever is greater), including overtime pay.  Medical insurance is provided.  Interns may choose to live in the dormitory area in the College of Veterinary Medicine for less than the cost of outside living accommodations ($100/mos which includes utilities).
Upon acceptance into the veterinary technician internship program, the technician will receive a letter confirming the acceptance.  The candidate should send a letter accepting the offer. The period of the internship will be approximately one year.  Start and end dates have some flexibility.
There will be core, as well as elective rotations.  The veterinary technician interns will be scheduled on overnight rotations, as well as weekends and holidays.  Rotations will last from 1-4 weeks.

The veterinary technician interns may take up to two weeks of scheduled, unpaid vacation time during the year. This may include a week during December, but not necessarily the week of Christmas.  There is flexibility in other scheduled time off.​

Core rotations will include:
  • Afterhours Emergency/ICU
  • Anesthesia
  • Community Practice
  • Day ICU
  • Day Emergency/Outpatient
  • Internal Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Oncology
  • Radiology
Elective rotations:
  • Core rotations
  • Avian/Exotics
  • Cardiology
  • Dermatology
  • Nutrition
  • Ophthalmology
  • Rehabilitation
  • Surgery
  • Large Animal

Contact: Janet Jones
Phone: 865-974-8387
Email: jjones19@utk.edu
UTCVM Website: University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine

Renewed January 2, 2023

Veterinary Technicians

Thrive Pet Healthcare

Thrive Pet Healthcare is a leading veterinary service network that uniquely delivers a continuum of care to pet families and services to veterinary hospitals. With an industry-first membership program and over 400 acute, primary, and specialty providers, Thrive Pet Healthcare offers personalized, accessible care through every stage of a pet’s life and health. The veterinarian founded and led organization provides premier benefits for practice staff while elevating privately held veterinary hospitals with innovative service and technology solutions. By focusing on the needs and aspirations of veterinary care providers, Thrive Pet Healthcare is supporting the wellbeing of the industry and raising the national bar for veterinary excellence.

Open positions across the U.S. can be found on the Careers page: https://careers.thrivepetcare.com/us/en/c/veterinary-technician-jobs

Positions may include a sign-on bonus and/or relocation assistance.

Renewed January 2, 2023

Veterinary Technicians

TAMU Veterinary Teaching Hospital - College Station, TX

Texas A&M University is committed to promoting a culture that embraces, expands, and celebrates inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability that enriches the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff. Diverse perspectives, talents and experiences are invaluable to our mission and support our core values.

The Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH) includes the Small Animal Hospital and the Large Animal Hospital, both of which are dedicated to A Better Life Through Compassion, Innovation, and Discovery. We work with great people, great clinicians, and great educators with a passion for animals and educating others that allows us to provide total care for animal patients while helping to train the next generation of veterinarians at the only veterinary teaching hospital in the state of Texas!

Requirements for Application, Proposed Minimum Salary, and Position Responsibilities are unique to each position and can be found on each position's Workday listing.

To view and apply for current positions, please visit the TAMU Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital Staff Employment page!

Hospital Website: TAMU Veterinary Teaching Hospital

Renewed January 2, 2023

Veterinary Technicians

National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA) Career Center

The National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA) was formed in East Lansing, Michigan in 1981 with the goal of allowing veterinary technicians to give input on national issues involving the veterinary profession.

Requirements for Application, Proposed Minimum Salary, and Position Responsibilities are unique to each position and can be found on each position's listing.

To view and apply for current positions, please visit the NAVTA Career Center page!

Association Website: National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America

Renewed January 2, 2023

Licensed Veterinary Technician and Veterinary Assistant Positions

Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine - Auburn, AL

Whether you're an experienced veterinary assistant, technician, or specialist looking for the next step in your career or just beginning your journey into veterinary medicine, Auburn University is the place for you. We offer a healthy, safe, compassionate environment for employees, patients, and clients. We are passionate about supporting veterinary professionals and are committed to your personal career development. We create and support a safe work environment where you can focus on your career and wellbeing, while providing the best care for our patients and experience for our clients. Some of the many benefits of joining Auburn's team of veterinary professionals include:

  • Full and part-time employment
  • Highly competitive compensation with shift differential pay for overnight hours
  • Comprehensive benefits package: Alabama state retirement, educational benefits, a variety of insurance options such as health, dental and vision
  • Career development opportunities
  • Continuing Education allowance
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine has multiple employment opportunities available for licensed veterinary technician and veterinary assistant positions throughout various departments.  Job summaries, position qualifications, salary, and benefit information can be found by clicking on each position link.

Applicants please apply through the Auburn University Employment Website at the link below.

Application Website: https://www.auemployment.com/ Search for the positions using their ID numbers below:

Apply for these positions:

  • Veterinary Technician (Gulf Shores, Alabama location) ID: S2041P
  • Veterinary Assistant/Technician - Inpatient (Day Shift) ID: S2204P
  • Veterinary Technician - Inpatient ER (Swing Shift) ID: S2203P
  • Veterinary Technician - Inpatient Emergency/Critical Care (Swing Shift) ID: S2206P
  • Veterinary Technician - Anesthesia (Gulf Shores, Alabama location) ID: 1844P
  • Veterinary Technician - Inpatient IMC/ICU (Swing Shift) ID: S1722P
  • Veterinary Technician - Anesthesia ID: S2122P
  • Research Assistant II/III/IV (Virology) ID: S1957P

Website: Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine

Renewed January 2, 2023

Veterinary Technicians

Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory - College Station, TX

TVMDL is a full service veterinary diagnostic lab headquartered in College Station, Texas, on the campus of Texas A&M University.  Our agency annually performs an average of 925,000 tests from clients in Texas, neighboring states, and around the world.  Samples are submitted from veterinarians, animal owners, producers, researchers, and regulatory officials. Our efforts protect the health of livestock, poultry, companion animals, exotics and zoo animals, equine and greyhound racing animals, and wildlife.

TVMDL professionals work with specimens from almost all mammalian and avian species.  Staff work alongside some of the foremost veterinary diagnostic specialists in the world and have the opportunity to perform advanced diagnostic techniques as well as the tried and true classical test methods.

While our mission is focused on diagnostic testing, research and development is ongoing to ensure we are meeting industry demands. Other professionals publish journal articles, present their work at national meetings, and teach the next generation of veterinarians and diagnosticians. Opportunities for continuing education, career advancement, and professional development are offered to all employees.

Full time employees are eligible for a generous benefits package, paid leave, generous retirement plans, a wellness program, and several other employee initiatives.

TVMDL is a great place to start or continue your professional career in veterinary medicine, life sciences, or animal health. Our professionals make a tangible difference in the lives of animal owners and livestock producers each day. We can’t wait for you to join our team!

Requirements for Application, Proposed Minimum Salary, and Position Responsibilities are unique to each position and can be found on each position's Workday listing.

To view and apply for current positions, please visit the TVMDL Employment page!

Website: Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory

Renewed January 2, 2023

Veterinary Technicians

Texas Biomedical Research Institute - San Antonio, TX

Saving Lives With the Power of Scientific Discovery

Texas Biomedical Research Institute aims to unravel the mysteries of infectious diseases through innovative thinking, creative problem solving and cutting edge technologies.

We Make Today’s Discoveries Possible of Becoming Tomorrow’s Cures.

Since its founding in 1941 by Thomas B. Slick Jr., the Texas Biomedical Research Institute has gained worldwide recognition in scientific and academic communities for the quality of its basic research.

Our scientists work each and every day to improve human health by being a world leader in lifestyle and infectious disease research. Each year, our scientists are engaged in more than 200 research projects and publish well over 100 articles in the international scientific literature.


Located on a 200-acre campus on the northwest side of San Antonio, Texas, Texas Biomed partners with hundreds of researchers and institutions around the world, targeting advances in the fight against infectious diseases impacting our communities around the world, including AIDS, TB, hepatitis, malaria, hemorrhagic fever viruses, parasitic infections and many other infectious diseases. We also study co-morbidities of infection and vulnerable populations, such as the very young and the elderly and those suffering from cardiovascular diseases and metabolic disorders.

To view more about employment at Texas Biomedical Research Institute click here: Employment

To view and apply for current positions, please visit the Careers with Purpose page!

Website: Texas Biomedical Research Institute

Renewed January 2, 2023

Veterinary Technicians

Texas Veterinary Medical Association Career Portal

The Texas Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA) was organized in 1903 and continues to operate as a nonprofit organization under the laws of the state of Texas. The purpose of TVMA is to support veterinarians as they practice the art and science of veterinary medicine in Texas.

Requirements for Application, Proposed Minimum Salary, and Position Responsibilities are unique to each position and can be found on each position's listing.

To view and apply for current positions, please visit the TVMA Career Portal page!

Association Website: Texas Veterinary Medical Association

Renewed January 2, 2023