Student Opportunities

Learn from the past. Invest in the present. Shape the future.

To shape the future of veterinary medicine, we must first mold future leaders. SVP understands the challenges that students face as they work toward becoming credentialed veterinarians. From mounting student loan debt and demanding study schedules to a lack of hands-on training, there’s no shortage of opportunity to improve the student experience.

SVP is here to help you prepare for life after graduation. Apply for one of our student programs and find out what clinical life is really like. Earn money to help pay for tuition. Gain practical experience in various areas of veterinary medicine. Meet experienced professionals and discover potential future employment opportunities.

Paid 4-Week Hospital Training Program

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The paid 4-week hospital training program allows veterinary students to put their classroom skills to work in an active clinical environment. As the fastest growing veterinary organization in the country, we have the resources to create unique opportunities for students who express interest in a particular area of veterinary medicine.

Scrub-in and assist with surgical procedures. Work with exotic animals. Experience the adrenaline rush of an emergency medical center. SVP will help fine-tune your technical skills under the careful guidance of our most experienced veterinarians.

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Paid Student Consultant Program

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Each year, SVP selects ambitious, community-driven veterinary students to participate in our paid student consultant program. Student consultants assist SVP with organizing and promoting seminars, networking events, and other learning opportunities for students within the guidelines of the university.

Our student consultant program is a paid position that allows students to observe clinical environments, meet potential employers, and support fellow students who may be looking for training or career opportunities by speaking honestly from experience.

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Don’t just take our word for it.

Dr. Will Murray participated in our Paid 4-Week Hospital Training Program. Now, he is the Lead DVM at Patton Chapel Animal Clinic in Hoover, AL. Hear what he has to say about his time in the program and how it helped prepare him for his career in veterinary medicine.