New, Free Online Job Board Excellent resource for employers and students!
Free Online Job Board Excellent resource for employers and students!

Summer Externship, Internship and Job Search

Free Online Job Board - An excellent resource for students and employers!

Discover exciting job opportunities and useful tools to embark on a successful job search.

One-on-one Job Search Strategies

To set up a meeting to discuss successful summer externship, internship or job search strategies, email Janel Lang, Director of the Career, Leadership and Wellness Center, at (include available days/times).


UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine's electronic job board lists summer externships, internships, part-time, temporary/seasonal and full-time employment as well as relief opportunities for current students and alumni.

DVM Virtual Career Fairs

Through the Veterinary Career Advisor Network (VetCAN - a professional organization of veterinary career professionals), the Career, Leadership and Wellness Center is able to provide DVM students and alumni the opportunity to participate in DVM Virtual Career Fairs to not only network and build relationships with practitioners and veterinary hospitals, but to also secure externships, internships, and full-time employment opportunities.

For more information, click here.

Veterinary Internship & Residency Matching Program (VIRMP)

"The American Association of Veterinary Clinicians sponsors the Veterinary Internship and Residency Matching Program (VIRMP) to expedite the selection of interns and residents for participating veterinary colleges and private verterinary practices."

"The AAVMC has developed a comprehensive set of Veterinary Internship Guidelines designed to bolster and ensure the academic integrity of internship programs. These guidelines describe the minimum standards for internship programs relative to educational program design, clinical experience and responsibilities, training environment and resources, health and wellness support, work conditions, and program outcome and reporting."


  • LinkedIn is a professional networking website.
  • Display work experiences, education, skills, and interests via an online platform.
  • Connect and easily communicate with students and professionals.
  • Search for job opportunities (click here for more filters).

Create and use a LinkedIn account to show potential employers information and personality that may not appear on a resume. Use it to network and keep in contact with professionals as well as to find job opportunities that are not listed elsewhere.

External Job Boards

AAVMC Career Center

American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP)

American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP)

American Association of Wildlife Veterinarians (AAWV)

American Association of Zoo Veterinarians (AAZV) 

American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM)

Army Veterinary Corps

AVMA Veterinary Career Center and AVMA Student Externship Locator

CVMA Classifieds


Sacramento Valley Veterinary Medical Association (SVVMA) Classified Ads

Southern California Veterinary Medical Association (SCVMA) Classified Ads

U. S. Department of Agriculture


Veterinary Career Network (VCN)

VetQuest Classified

Relief Work - Relief Services for Veterinary Practitioners (RSVP)


Placement Firms

Get A Vet Staffing

The Vet Recruiter

Vet Net America