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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 students for the opp-purr-tunity of a lifetime!

Our NextVet internship comes with plenty of tail wags and puppy kisses, but the job is far from fluffy. This part-time summer position offers valuable paid work 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.

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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 small group sessions exploring many aspects of the veterinary industry, receive ongoing support from our local doctors and market leaders, and have a chance to connect with Banfield senior executives.

Hear more about the job from two of last year’s interns.

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 😹

Ready to apply?

Applications are open now for a 6-to-10-week summer internship available exclusively in the following cities**:

  • Atlanta
  • Chicago
  • Dallas-Ft. Worth
  • Denver
  • Kansas City
  • Los Angeles
  • Minneapolis
  • New York/New Jersey
  • Philadelphia
  • Phoenix
  • Portland-Vancouver
  • San Antonio
  • San Diego
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Washington DC

Tell us why you’re the PURRfect fit

We encourage you to submit your NextVet application right meow! Have fun with it by recording a brief video so we can get to know you better. If you post your video on social media, don’t forget to tag us @BanfieldPetHospital. We’re looking fur-ward to hearing from you!

*NextVet is a temporary, part-time position with flexible hours. The hourly rate for this position varies based on the location of the assigned hospital, but starts at $15 per hour.

**Eligible applicants must be based in one of the metropolitan areas listed.

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Want to learn more about opportunities at Banfield and get updates on all the cool stuff our NextVet interns are experiencing? Follow along with #NextVet and on Instagram @BanfieldLife!

Banfield, The Pet Hospital
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