Career Overview

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.”