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About NextVet™

Banfield Pet Hospital, the nation’s leading provider of veterinary care with more than 1,000 hospitals and a part of the global Mars Veterinary Health family of practices, is seeking pet-loving students for the op-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™.

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 shadow a range of positions including veterinarians and credentialed veterinary technicians.

You’ll also participate virtually in group sessions exploring many different aspects of the veterinary industry, receive ongoing support form our local doctors and market leaders, and have a chance to connect with Banfield leaders.

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 now open for a 6 – to 10-week summer internship, available exclusively in or near the following cities**:
  • Atlanta
  • Baltimore
  • Chicago
  • Dallas
  • Denver
  • Houston
  • Jacksonville, FL
  • Kansas City
  • Los Angeles
  • Philadelphia
  • Phoenix
  • Portland-Vancouver
  • Raleigh, NC
  • San Diego
  • San Francisco
  • 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 and use #NextVet. 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 all start at a minimum of $15 per hour.
**Eligible applicants must be based within reasonable commuting distance of one of the hospitals listed.



Banfield, The Pet Hospital
Banfield, The Pet Hospital