The VCA network is leading the wayacross 1,000 hometown hospitals providing primary, specialty, emergency and urgent care by bringing together world-class experts, cutting-edge technology and procedures combined with deeply compassionate care. Join us and confidently start your career as a veterinarian.
How we can lead the way together
Mental health & well-being support
Taking action to destigmatize mental illness and promote well-being by providing resources and benefits like suicide prevention training, free access for all Asssocites to the Headspace meditation app and Lyra Health, including up to 12 therapy sessions per year and a network of social workers.
Lifelong learning opportunities
Whether you start your career with an internship or the VCA Academy, our personalized mentorship program, you will have endless opportunities, with our Mars Veterinary Health library, consisting of 2,000+ journals and 600+ textbooks and an annual $3,000 CE stipend with 40 hours additional PTO.
Student debt relief
Our Paws First Year Veterinarian Package helps ease the transition with $1,000 monthly direct student debt contributions and competitive salary with no negative accrual, plus a $2,500 bonus for each completed program (externship or Summer Experience) up to $10,000.
When you're part of VCA, you're part of something bigger. Taking care of the future of veterinary medicine starts with taking care of each other and extends to the entire planet. Our sustainability program is a multi-year process and we are committed to take care of pets, people and the planet.
Still in school?
From our DVM Summer Experience to externships and internships, we have structured and supportive programs to gain clinical experience throughout your four years.