You'll find great information online, but do your homework. Being listed does not imply an endorsement, so research carefully.
National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA) (veterinary technician, veterinary assistant; veterinary nurse)
Care.com, "Here Are the 17 Coolest Jobs That Involve Working With Animals"
Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH), Put in specific careers and get information about salaries, need, training, etc.
(it's not just for animal careers)
Veterinary Assistant vs Veterinary Technician Helpful information about the two careers and excellent links. This guide is by US Career Institute, a distance-learning school (we don't know the school, so this isn't an endorsement). Thanks to JR who wrote in to recommend the link. (JR, your STEM club sounds excellent.)
Information About Schools
National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America
Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA), list of veterinary schools
CVMA, list of accredited AHT (Animal Health Technologist) and VT (Registered Veterinary Technician/Technologist) programs, https://www.canadianveterinarians.net/documents/programs/ahtvtpac/colleges-with-accredited-programs
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