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Applications for the NextVet Internship are open! Click the link below to apply.

Introducing NextVet - the world's most paw-some internship experience!

About NextVet

Banfield Pet Hospital, the nation’s leading provider of preventive veterinary care with more than 1,000 hospitals and part of the global Mars Veterinary Health family of practices, is seeking pet-loving high school students ages 16+ for the opp-purr-tunity of a lifetime!

Our new NextVet internship – available for the first time in 8 major U.S. cities – comes with plenty of purrs and puppy kisses, but the job is far from fluffy. The paid position offers a valuable immersive experience while learning first-hand about the veterinary profession from practice leaders, industry experts, and most of all – from our passionate and caring hospital teams. If you’ve ever wondered about a career working with animals, we invite you to join us in delivering on our purpose: A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.

What you'll be doing

As a NextVet intern, you’ll spend most of your time behind-the-scenes in one of our veterinary hospitals, where you’ll see our team in action and have an opportunity to shadow a range of positions including veterinarians and credentialed veterinary technicians.

You’ll also participate virtually in regular small group sessions exploring many aspects of the veterinary industry, such as how technological innovation is revolutionizing veterinary care, and learn more about other veterinary roles like those in research and shelter medicine. You’ll receive support from our local doctors and market leaders and have a chance to connect with Banfield’s senior executives.

Ideal candidates should:

  • Love science and have an interest in animal careers
  • Be curious and a self-starter
  • Be proficient at multi-tasking, including cuddling a kitten while giving them a scratch behind the ears!

Want to apply?

Applications open October 27th – National Mentoring Day – for a 6-to-10-week summer 2022 internship in the following cities:

  • Atlanta
  • Dallas
  • Los Angeles
  • New York
  • Pittsburgh
  • Phoenix
  • Portland-Vancouver
  • Washington DC

In the meantime...

Start thinking right meow about your application so you’re ready to apply! We encourage you to have fun with it by posting a video so we can get to know you better, writing us an essay about why you’re the PURRfect fit, or showcasing your creativity with an art project that paints a picture of how much you love pets. If you post your project on social media, don’t forget to tag us @BanfieldPetHospital! And be sure to include any special projects as part of your application. We’re looking fur-ward to hearing from you!

Banfield, The Pet Hospital
Banfield, The Pet Hospital

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