All Careers Advice

  • If you have a passion for horse racing, a job as a veterinary officer will surely appeal, but you may also need to pencil this in as a long-term career goal.
  • What did you do today to improve your professional practice? It’s a pertinent question; CPD is an obligation and a key part of polishing your capability, competence and CV.
  • As well as preparing for standard interview questions, remember your prospective employer may throw in some seemingly random questions designed to throw you off your stride.
  • For recent graduates not looking to go into private practice, The Royal Army Veterinary Corps (RAVC) may be an option worth considering.
  • Here are 5 things you should keep in mind when writing your CV, with a link to a handy template to get you started!
  • The benefits of entering the veterinary profession are well documented and understood, but no profession is without its drawbacks – and being a vet is no exception.
  • The challenges of handling a distressed owner may be obvious, but fewer would-be veterinary professionals anticipate another difficult scenario that is becoming all too common.
  • If you're hoping to work in the veterinary profession, it's important you have the correct information about training and careers at your fingertips.
  • Qualifying to be a vet is a huge achievement in itself, but it also opens a lot of doors as far as potential careers go. Here we outline three possible options.
  • Whether you're studying pharmacy already or you’ve finished a degree in animal science and aren't sure how to apply it, a rewarding career in veterinary pharmacy could be yours.
  • In the second part of her report from ZSL London Zoo, reporter Holly Kernot tours the veterinary hospital and visits the quarantine unit designed by RVN Matthew Rendle.
  • Fancy a change of scenery? If you are a vet or an RVN, you're in a relatively privileged position and can travel the length and breadth of the UK without having to put down roots.
  • Landing a job to teach veterinary science and animal care is a dream for many applicants. This vet times jobs article looks at four tips that could help you find your ideal position.
  • Having the right qualifications is a prerequisite to becoming a vet, but which qualities separate the good vets from the truly great ones?
  • While perfectly possible to continue working as a vet or vet nurse throughout pregnancy, extra care must be taken. This article highlights some of the risks you should be aware of.
  • Not all vet nursing roles are the same, as VN Times reporter Holly Kernot found when she shadowed ZSL London Zoo's senior clinical veterinary nurse Matthew Rendle for the day.
  • A lot has changed in the job world; the way we search, the way vacancies are advertised and so on. But one thing hasn’t really changed – the interview. Adam Bernstein advises on how you can become an interview winner.
  • It can be a challenge to juggle a job like ours with family commitments, and for some it can be difficult to find suitable positions at all.
  • There are plenty of pitfalls waiting to ensnare the unsuspecting job applicant, but poor spelling, grammar and punctuation shouldn't be among them.
  • Being a veterinary locum is challenging, interesting and potentially lucrative, but it can also be lonely, stressful and hard work. So, is the peripatetic life for you?