Love Animals? Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Banfield’s NextVet Internship

ttention, pet lovers: We’ve got some news to bark about.

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Banfield Pet Hospital, the nation’s leading provider of preventive veterinary care, is launching a brand-new internship experience.

Vet checks cat with intern

Those enrolled in the NextVet internship will learn firsthand from Banfield’s very own hospital teams, as well as industry experts and practice leaders.

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The NextVet internship is a paid opportunity that provides animal-loving students age 16+ with a one-of-a-kind, immersive veterinary experience.

A vet hugs a small cat in the office

The internship will run from 6 to 10 weeks during the summer of 2022 in Atlanta, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, Pittsburgh, Phoenix, Portland-Vancouver, and Washington, DC.

NextVet interns will also snag a behind-the-scenes look into a Banfield hospital, shadowing veterinarians and vet technicians alike.

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Plus, NextVet participants will get to explore myriad sectors of the veterinary industry through small, virtual group sessions.

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These educational group sessions will offer insight into peripheral veterinary roles such as research and shelter medicine.

So if this sounds like the purr-fect opportunity for an animal adorer like you, start brainstorming that application today!

Small dog smiles as vet checks heartbeat

Don’t forget to get creative! Banfield wants to see your video, essay or art project on why you want to be the NextVet. If you post your project on social media, tag @BanfieldPetHospital and use the #NextVet hashtag!

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Ready to get started? Applications for Banfield’s NextVet open Oct. 27. Learn more here.

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