What It's Like to Work in the Veterinary Field
With a degree from a four-year Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program, you have many options. Veterinarians don't just work with dogs and cats. They also treat a variety of pets including birds, rabbits, rodents and reptiles. They examine animal patients, perform surgical and medical treatments, diagnose diseases and vaccinate against disease. In rural areas, they usually work in a mixed animal practice, while others specialize by species and become equine or avian veterinarians. Other career options include emergency and critical care, teaching or research.
Veterinarians are animal lovers first, and the satisfaction of helping sick or injured animals can't be overstated. Beyond the satisfaction, the career tracks are abundant and the skills are transferable. Vets can work in private practice, classrooms, hospitals, aquariums, farms and hospitals. With the wide variety of options available, the Veterinary field offers rewarding work. It is also a very competitive field.
Why You Need a Resume
You became aware of the competitiveness when you applied to a veterinary school, and the job outlook is equally competitive. Your resume should not only reflect your skills and experience, but it should mirror your prospective employer's job requirements as well. Highlight your successes, whether it was a difficult case or cost savings based on your work ethic and business acumen. To see some examples of well-written resumes to get you started on your own, go to LiveCareer.
LiveCareer has 73521 searchable Veterinary resumes in its Resume Directory database. These are real resumes created by LiveCareer subscribers using LiveCareer’s Resume Builder. Search Veterinary resumes by specific job title to find more resumes that are relevant to your career path.
Laboratory Assistant III (Gnotobiotics Assistant)
UC San Francisco San Francisco,California
electrophoresis . Veterinary Technician Nov 2017 to Current Sunset Veterinary Hospital － San Francisco...Professional Profile Veterinary Technician with a background in clinical research . Expertise in laboratory...range of species . Summary of Qualifications Veterinary Pharmacology Experience and knowledge in autoclaves
Summary Versatile , reliable and efficient in high paced environments . Diversified skills include...
Mt Stuart Animal Hospital Ellensburg,Washington
Same duties as previous veterinary assistant position at St . Johns Veterinary Clinic with more cleaning...Summary Compassionate Veterinary Assistant dedicated to promoting animal health and building positive...available upon request Experience 08/2017 to Current Veterinary Assistant Mt Stuart Animal Hospital － Ellensburg
LIC Veterinary center/ East side animal hospital Ozone Park,New York
dentals . 03/2009 to 10/2010 Veterinary Assitant/ Receptionist Veterinary Care － Queens , NY Took messages...12/2017 Veterinarian Technician/Receptionist LIC Veterinary center/ East side animal hospital － Long Island...serology . Interpreted lab results to diagnose veterinary disorders and recommend treatment plans to v
FT - NA II Hospice House
FirstHealth of the Carolinas Raleigh,North Carolina
and promptly to the RN Veterinary Assistant 03/2016 to 05/2016 Cooley Veterinary Hospital Rockingham ...Shelter , Dogwalker , 2013Cooley Veterinary Hospital , Veterinary Assistant (Volunteer) , 2009 ...Wilmington , NC , USA Member of Pre - Veterinary Club . Advanced Biology coursework . Experience
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