Community Veterinary Partners – Summer Colleague Program


Job Type: Externship

Work Type: Small Animal Only

Business Name: Community Veterinary Partners

City: Multiple Cities

State: Georgia

Start Date: 2022-06-07

Contact Name: Danielle Knight

Contact Email: [email protected]

Contact Phone: (215) 608-8006

Deadline to apply is Feb 28th!
The CVP Student colleague position is designed to augment veterinary school curriculum for students. We seek to support veterinary students as they improve and enhance technical, leadership, and problem-solving skills.
*80% of the student’s time will be scheduled as a veterinary assistant, performing specific hands-on duties governed by each hospital’s state veterinary medical practice act, the individual student’s experience level, and on mutually agreed upon student learning objectives.
*20% of the student’s time will be scheduled as a veterinary student colleague focusing on specific learning objectives and goals mutually agreed upon between the student and the onsite veterinary mentor. Student directed development opportunities may include:
*Interpreting laboratory diagnostics
*Assisting with surgical and dental procedures
*Building confidence through case management presentations
*Educational presentations to our hospital teams
*3 months of access to VetBloom: our learning platform for clinical and professional CE and development opportunities

Students will also be given opportunities to enhance their business intelligence by:
*Participating in CVP’s Student Colleague “Vet-Together” in Philadelphia
*Collaborating with fellow colleagues through case presentations
*Taking advantage of opportunities to attend local Veterinary Medical Continuing Education events as available

The student’s summer job opportunities will consist of:
*8-week learning experiences with flexible start and completion dates
*35 hours per week of scheduled in-hospital time working alongside their mentor

Student Compensation and Benefits:
*$4,000 stipend for 8-week learning experience
*$1,000 housing stipend and housing location assistance
*Expense paid for trip to Philadelphia to attend the CVP “Vet-Together”
*Priority access to future employment opportunities within the CVP family of hospitals

Prerequisites for Summer Opportunities:
*Student must be in good standing, and have completed at least one-year of curriculum in an *AVMA accredited Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program
*Student must have a primary interest in small animal practice and veterinary leadership
Must have SAVMA student liability coverage
*To apply, students must submit the following:
1) Cover letter that includes states of interest (
2) Statement of learning objectives
3) Current resume and list of references

We’re UGA Vet Med, and our

passion powers our commitment.