Animal health and welfare

Veterinary career transitions

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Explore job opportunities

The Veterinary Career Center features a best-in-class job board so you can achieve your career goals:

  • Search nearly 5,000 veterinary jobs
  • Save job listings and set up alerts
  • Post your resume to attract employers
  • Access premium career resources

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Are you thinking about making a career change? This toolkit can help.

Find out about the many career options that exist for veterinarians and how to assess which ones may be a good fit for you. Learn how to translate what you likely do every day in practice into other career settings, and how to market those skills.

What veterinary career is best for you?

It's been said that a person's happiness comes from looking inward and not outward, and that especially rings true when it comes to finding the career that’s best for you. In this assessment, you’ll start by defining your career goals, strengths, limitations, and interests. Then, combine your career interests with your personality type to summarize what career field would be best for you.

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Explore career options for veterinarians

The first step in moving into a new role is identifying the best fit for you. Understand your strengths and interests, browse possible veterinary career paths, and more to get started on your jobseeker journey. See the list

Translate your clinical skills

Translate the skills you’ve mastered in a clinical veterinary medicine environment into terms that are more universally understood outside of clinical medical professions. Use this list of competencies to help you frame your experience in a new light. Chart your skills