Training & Service Opportunities

AVMA Veterinary Medical Assistance Teams (VMAT)

The AVMA's Veterinary Medical Assistance Teams (VMAT) serve as first responders to ensure high-quality care of animals during disasters and emergencies. The dedicated volunteers who make up the AVMA VMAT program help ensure that pets, livestock, zoo animals and wildlife all receive the care they need during times of crisis.

Training and Service Opportunities in Conservation, Environmental, Wildlife, and Zoological Medicine

Search here to find externships, internships, residencies, and other types of experience building opportunities in these fields.

International Opportunities

There are many opportunities available for both veterinarians and veterinary students who want to combine foreign travel or cultural immersion with training, education or service.

Student Externship Locator

Need help finding an interesting position to build your knowledge of veterinary medicine and/or meet your graduation requirements? View externships by state, special interest, or see what schools and organizations have to offer.

AVMA Volunteer Opportunities

We have many opportunities for volunteers to serve both the profession and the AVMA in areas from legislation to education. Your service will help you grow as a professional and help the veterinary profession to grow as well.