VCA Veterinary Technician Externship in Athol, Massachusetts
Company Info: VCA Animal Hospitals operates more than 1,000 small animal veterinary hospitals in the U.S., Canada and Japan. The hospitals are staffed by more than 4,500 fully qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians to give pets the very best in medical care, of which over 600 are board certified specialists who are experts in areas such as oncology, cardiology, emergency and critical care, and surgery for animals. VCA Animal Hospitals provides a full range of general practice services to keep pets well and specialized treatments when pets are ill. As part of the Mars Veterinary Health family of brands, VCA is committed to its purpose—A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS®.
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VCA’s Externship Program allows students to gain valuable real-world experience by taking what you’ve learned in the classroom and bringing it to our hospital. Veterinary Technician or Assistant students in their qualified year of education can apply with VCA Animal Hospitals as part of their formal externship blocks.
Our Externship Program gives you incredible access to a network of over 700 hospitals and more than 3,000 practitioners and specialists, all excited to meet and mentor future talent of the Veterinary profession. By participating in our Externship Program, you have the opportunity to network with our teams and experience what makes VCA unique.
Take the opportunity to promote yourself in becoming a veterinary associate, part of the medical team or to pursue an internship. Place your career on the right path and let us build upon your experience with VCA.
Benefits: We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401(k), generous employee pet discounts and more!
The information in this position description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload, or technical development).
VCA began in 1986 as a privately owned company with one animal hospital. Today, we are the largest family of animal care providers nationwide. Despite unprecedented growth, VCA has never abandoned its devotion to compassionate, comprehensive pet care. Take a look at our open positions throughout the U.S. and Canada! We’re always looking for top notch talent to join the VCA family!