Career planning is an essential part of becoming a veterinarian, as the field of veterinary medicine is diverse and offers a myriad of dynamic opportunities for externships, internships and permanent employment opportunities. The UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine’s Career, Leadership and Wellness Center offers numerous professional and career development services and activities to support the success of our professional DVM students. Whether you are seeking career counseling, resume/CV advice, interviewing tips or job search strategies, our services are designed to fit your needs! As Dean, Dr. Michael Lairmore, stated, “Our job is to provide our students the training they need and inspire them to follow their hearts to a fulfilling career.”
"I was offered the position and accepted! Thanks for all your help!"
~M. Kelly Keating, DVM & Anatomic Pathology Resident, Infectious Disease Pathology Fellowship, Center for Disease Control and Prevention
"I really appreciate all your positive support as well as the time and effort you spent working on my resume and externship search."
~Kevin Pflaum, Class of 2017
"Working with SCAVMA, as Career Night Coordinator, has provided me lifelong networking and leadership skills that I will use in my future jobs!"
~Jenelle Soppet, Class of 2016