YOUR DVM CAREER, Sep 1, 2005 - DVM
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YOUR DVM CAREER, Sep 1, 2005
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Your resume
By John B. McCarthy, DVM, MBA, CAE
Your resume should, in its final form, be a picture of you on paper.
AVMA mentoring program lacks members
By Jessica Tremayne
Schaumburg, Ill. — The American Veterinary Medical Association's (AVMA) mentoring program is running, but widespread participation proves tougher to achieve.
Job market expands in public health arena
By Jennifer Fiala
Washington — With more than 2,220 federal positions earmarked for DVMs by 2007, pubic health represents an upsurge of job opportunities for future veterinarians.
Legal guidance pays off for new graduates
By Jennifer Fiala
Exeter, N.H.— Most students gain little legal direction from veterinary college curriculum on legal landmines in private practice. Yet experts warn that without knowledge and awareness, associates can be blindsided by the law.
Adding value to a practice — immediately
By Karyn Gavzer, MBA, CVPM
The practice owner was impressed Keri put so much thought and effort into her job.
Is an MBA worth its price?
By David Frabotta
Ever since the industry-reknowned Brakke Consulting study linking the corollary between economic acumen and income, the veterinary medical profession has been devising ways to create better small business owners. The National Commission on Veterinary Economic Issues was created, and veterinary colleges across the country are beefing up their business offerings.
Research facility creates jobs
College Station, Texas — By the time first-year veterinary students at Texas A&M University graduate, a host of new job opportunities likely will become available.
Take a stake in self-marketing
Columbus, Ohio — Knowing and promoting your assets is key to planning a career, experts say.
Colleges play role in diversity, experts say
By Jessica Tremayne
Minneapolis — Some veterinary leaders want a more diverse veterinary population, and they are willing to take their case tio the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) to promulgate it.
Graduate auctions $83,000 veterinary education debt
Stillwater, Okla. — "Love animals? Retire a veterinary student's debt." Total cost: more than $83,000.
Student survives London blast
Knoxville, Tenn. — A University of Tennessee student attends her first year of veterinary college this fall after recovering injuries sustained in the bombing of London's subway system.
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