VCC Career Webinars

Upcoming Career Webinars

Corporate Veterinary Careers

Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016
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Dr. Karen Felsted and Stacy Pursell explain the opportunities available to veterinarians looking to make the switch to a career in industry. From finding the right job to actually making a successful transition, this webinar covers all the basics to help you thrive in a corporate career.​

Attendees of the live webinar will be eligible to earn 1 hour of veterinary CE credit.

Time: Noon Central Time

Presenters: Dr. Karen Felsted, president of Felsted Veterinary Consulting and former CEO of the National Commission on Veterinary Economic Issues; and Stacy Pursell, veterinary recruiter and founder of The VET Recruiter. 

On-Demand Webinars

View recorded webinars produced by the AVMA Veterinary Career Center: 

From Classroom to Exam Room; Surviving the Transition from Vet School to Practice
June 27, 2016 Dr. Jim Park explains how to make a smooth transition from vet school to practice, discussing issues related to job search, contract considerations and how to impress your new boss and clients.

The Wild Life: State Department of Natural Resource (DNR) Veterinary Careers
April 13, 2016 - Dr. Cindy Driscoll, Fish & Wildlife Veterinarian for the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, discusses exciting career opportunities available for those interested in providing veterinary care to wildlife.  

On the Front Lines: Careers in Veterinary Pathology
May 21, 2015 - Often the first to discover a new disease or health hazard, veterinary pathologists play a vital role in improving and protecting animals and humans. Dr. Lawrence McGill DACVP discusses career options and training available for those interested in veterinary pathology. 

Staying Afloat: Professional Stress and Wellbeing
May 22, 2014 - Dr. Carrie La Jeunesse covers compassion fatigue and provides coping strategies, self-assessments and resources that can help us recognize problems, support ourselves and those with whom we work. 

CDC-Epidemiology Disease Detectives
March 26, 2014 - Dr. Christa Hale of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) talks about the Epidemic Intelligence Service's (EIS) 2-year fellowship in applied epidemiology. This presentation will highlight the basics of the program which is one way to prepare  for a career in public health.

Career Opportunities with the U.S. Army Veterinary Corps
February 13, 2014 - Major Corinn Hardy of the US Army Veterinary Corps provides information on entering the service as a veterinary student or after graduation. This informative presentation details the benefits, duties and opportunities that are available to those who make a career with the Corps.

Exploring Careers in Housecall & Mobile Veterinary Practice
November 14, 2013 -  Dr. Dena Baker, founding Director of the American Association of Mobile Veterinary Practitioners (AAMVP), presents information on the advantages and challenges of mobile and house call veterinary practice. Learn about the exciting opportunities available within the industry based on her own experiences in owning, operating and then selling a profitable mobile veterinary practice. 

Wildlife Veterinary Career Exploration
June 27, 2013
- Discover the possibilities of a veterinary career in wildlife with Dr. Tracy McCracken, Assistant Director of Education and Training at the Center for Public and Corporate Medicine of the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. McCracken is a wildlife veterinarian with experience working in many countries on emerging diseases.

Finding and Applying for Veterinary Federal Jobs
June 6, 2013 - Dr. Steve Sundlof, former Director of FDA's Center for Veterinary Medicine presents information on applying for federal jobs. Learn how to find positions that need your veterinary expertise on Learn about the application process and get hints on how to get your resume past the first screening.    

Communication for Veterinarians
March 6, 2013 - Dr. Karen Cornell, DVM, Ph.D., DAVCS of the University of Georgia discusses the role of communication in building client confidence, meeting client expectations and increasing adherence.   

Animal Care Emergency Programs
February 14, 2013
- Dr. Jeanie Lin presents information on USDA-APHIS Animal Care Emergency Programs. She will provide information on career development and volunteer opportunities.   

International Opportunities for Your Career
December 13, 2012 - Dr. Elizabeth Sabin provides an overview of resources on the AVMA Web site and elsewhere for veterinarians and veterinary students interested in working or volunteering internationally. This will includes places to look for positions and opportunities, as well as what you might need to know before embarking on international work.   

USDA FSIS-Practicing Public Health in a Food Safety Regulatory Agency
May 5, 2012 - Dr. Patty Bennett talks about how to put your veterinary skills to use in food safety or government.  

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