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 Career Links

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You'll find great information online, but do your homework. Being listed does not imply an endorsement, so research carefully.

Cornell University Animal Careers

American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Career Page

AVMA Pet Education

National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA) (veterinary technician, veterinary assistant; veterinary nurse)

Animal Behavior Society, Careers in Animal Behavior

Petfinder's Quick Overview of Animal Careers, "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)

Animal Grantmakers (consortium, not job-related)

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.)

The Balance, Animal Rescue Careers

Information About Schools

National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America

Accredited veterinary programs (AVMA)

Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA), list of veterinary schools

CVMA, list of accredited AHT (Animal Health Technologist) and VT (Registered Veterinary Technician/Technologist) programs,

CVMA definition of Registered Veterinary Technician/Technologist

Send me an email if you've found a great site you would like us to include, or, if we need to correct a link.

Click here for links about volunteering and internships.

Click here for pre-vet links.


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