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A Day in the life of an Infectious Disease Researcher

Can you give us a brief outline of your job? As an infectious disease researcher, I perform a variety of activities, such as writing grant proposals, working in research studies, and teaching students laboratory techniques.
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Making the Most of Your Career Connections: How to Make and Maintain Your Network

We are repeatedly told about the power of networking, and the phrase ‘It’s not what you know, it’s who you know’ springs to mind. To some of us, networking comes naturally, but to others it can fill them with dread. The great thing is, all of us can improve our networking game in a way that doesn’t
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A Day in the life of a Veterinary Pathologist

Francisco A. Uzal, DVM, MSc, PhD, Dipl. ACVP, is a Professor of Diagnostic Pathology and Branch Chief of the San Bernardino Laboratory of the California Animal Health and Food Safety, UCDavis. He is a leading expert on clostridial diseases of animals with special emphasis in enteric diseases...
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Shaping the Future with Mentorship

Alex is a small animal primary care vet working in Shepherds the Vets, South Wales. He has a passion for practice-based research and is currently working towards a certificate in small animal surgery. As President of Vet Mentor, Alex coordinates
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5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting as a New Grad Vet!

So you’ve graduated from vet school, congratulations! It is not an easy feat to have gone through those 5 or 6 years of placements and exams to get to where you are, but trust me the journey has just begun 🙂
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What is Expected of a New Graduate?

Are you about to graduate from veterinary school and accept your first job as a veterinarian? Are you wondering what it will be like to transition from being a student in clinics to running them for the first time?
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A Day In the life of a Charity Vet

I work for the PDSA in Swansea, Wales as a Graduate Veterinary Surgeon. I am a charity veterinarian who helps provide medical care to owners who would otherwise not be able to afford the companionship and experience that a pet provides.
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A Day in the Life of a Travelling Vet

I’m an Australian vet who currently works in general practice, but I have a keen interest in travel and volunteering. I’ve used my veterinary skills in over a dozen different interesting locations on 4 continents since I graduated.
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Finding a Great Volunteer Opportunity- Tips for Vet Students

Volunteering with animal charities is an exciting and rewarding way to spend your time outside of university, and can really broaden your animal knowledge and skills. However, organising a trip can be overwhelming, and sadly, not all students have an experience that they would recommend.
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A Day in the Life of a Wildlife and Conservation Vet

I’m very fortunate to hold a few different roles, which provide me with a mix of clinical and non-clinical work. I find huge fulfillment in the roles themselves, as well as the variety they bring to my career. The largest part of my work is the position I hold with Loop Abroad as Director of...
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Different Career Paths in Veterinary Medicine

The veterinary industry is very broad, however, often when we are at university, we think that everything revolves around clinical practice. But for many students, including myself, when I was a student, I used to think about the time when I would graduate and start working with animals and why...
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What you need to know about Continuing Education

As a new graduate you will need to start including Continuing Education (CE) or Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours in your schedule. Veterinary medicine is no exception and year after year new research, trends and techniques are being discovered...
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A Day in the Life of an Equine and Entrepreneur Vet

Can you give us a brief outline of your job? I have a portfolio career, which means that I have a variety of jobs, where some are more permanent and secure and some are ‘ad-hoc’. I work as an equine ambulatory vet in the UK, currently as a locum.
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A Day in the Life of a Slaughterhouse Vet

Can you give us a brief outline of your job? The two main tasks of a slaughterhouse vet are hygiene in terms of customer protection and animal welfare. That includes regular inspection routes and supervision of self-monitoring.
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A Day in the Life of a Product Manager Vet

Can you give us a brief outline of your job? I work as a Vet on the marketing team at Ceva Animal Health UK as a Product Manager (Marketeer).  The role involves everything relating to the Products you look after.  You need to work and manage people across multiple teams; supply chain...
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A Day in the Life of a Small Animal Vet

Hello. My name is Zofia and I'm a Small Animal Vet. I was 5 years old when I decided I wanted to be a vet – I’ve always loved having pets around and looking after them. I used to feed all the stray cats in the area and loved spending the afternoons watching wildlife in my garden.
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A Day in the Life of a Sailing Vet

Can you give us a brief outline of your job? I founded Vet Tails in 2017, an organization which aims to improve the standards of animal health and welfare around the world. Vet Tails is currently run from aboard my sailboat, SV Chuffed.
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How To Stand Out In A Job Interview

Employers interview a LOT of people for each role, so it's important to find a way to stand out in your interviews and really separate yourself from the crowd. Below are our top tips to help you do this:
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Interview Preparation: The Key For Success!

One of the key steps to landing your dream job is making sure that you are prepared for your interview. By doing your preparation you’ll feel more in control, have anticipated what questions may come up in the interview and learnt a lot about the company you’re applying for.
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CV Template

Struggling to write a CV? Take advantage of our CV template to help you write your next CV!
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How to write a CV

Gaining your degree in veterinary sciences is only one of the skills you'll need to land your dream job. Being able to write a first-class CV is a skill that could mean the difference between the practice you always dreamed of, and your second choice.
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LinkedIn for veterinary students

Discover how you can use the business networking site to your advantage to supercharge your career.
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