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The job market

DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2008
Lakewood, Colo. — Associate veterinarians are jumping jobs faster than the average American worker, according to a new study, and salaries that don't keep pace with inflation could be partly to blame.
Apr 01, 2008
Dr. John Rossi questions his decision to become a veterinarian.
Nov 01, 2007
Most veterinary medical graduates care more about the chance to diagnose and treat patients than the size of their paycheck. Still, salaries matter, especially when today's former students are saddled with an educational debt load of $100,000 or more.
Nov 01, 2007
Columbia, Mo. — A ringing bell stops the conversation, capping the get-to-know-you questions and exchange of contact information. On cue, the participants get up and greet another stranger seated at an adjacent table.
Sep 01, 2007
By staff
Greenwich, Conn. — New graduates entering small-animal practice likely will enjoy financial growth due to the spending practices of 71.1 million U.S. households with pets.
A look at associates' debt, purchasing power, interest in ownership, and more.
Feb 15, 2007
Finding a good mentor is key to a graduate's career success.
Feb 01, 2006
National Report — Where are the jobs in veterinary medicine?
Feb 04, 2004
Washington-The government might start paying off veterinary student loans to entice new graduates to work in underserved areas.
Feb 01, 2004
By staff
Gainesville, Fla.-A survey of students enrolled in animal agriculture at the University of Florida (UF) reveals that 86 percent had minimal or no experience working with large domestic farm animals.
Feb 01, 2002
By staff

Instead of sending the traditional note of thanks, stand out from the rest with a letter of influence

Sep 01, 2001

In the first two articles in this series on non-competition contracts, we saw the extent to which failing to be specific or failing to be cautious can work to the disadvantage of both parties to such an agreement.

Apr 01, 2001
Opportunites abound when hunting for your first practice; expect unexpected
Feb 01, 2001
By staff

It is time to go to work. You have been in school for nearly eight years and within a few months you will receive your veterinary degree and become a licensed veterinarian. Naturally you are eager to find a job. After all, you have devoted most of your time and effort toward reaching this goal.