Welcome to the Career Board!

Here our graduates can find opportunities for employment. Requirements and benefits will vary based upon each individual employer's position listing. If you are interested in the positions below, please contact the employer directly. The TAMUK Veterinary Technology Program is not affiliated with any of the below employers and will not be able to answer questions regarding the positions.

If you are interested in the positions below, please contact the employer directly.  The TAMUK Veterinary Technology Program is not affiliated with any of the below employers and will not be able to answer questions regarding the positions.

If you are an employer and would like a position posted to our Career Board, please send position and contact information to vetnursing@tamuk.edu.

Graduate Veterinary Technician Internship

University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine - Knoxville, TN

We are excited to let you know that we are accepting applications for our veterinary technician internship program in the University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine, Small Animal Hospital. Applications are due during the by March 1, 2021, with acceptance notification by March 30.  The program offers a one year rotating internship for graduate veterinary technicians.  The detailed information and application is available on our website; https://vetmed.tennessee.edu/departments/Pages/vet_tech_internship.aspx
The veterinary technician internship program is a rotating internship for graduate veterinary technicians through the Small Animal Teaching Hospital.  It is designed to offer the technician the opportunity to increase knowledge and gain practical experience in an educational environment.
Eligible candidates:
Only graduates of AVMA accredited Veterinary Technology programs will be considered.  The internship is aimed at new graduates, but other technicians may be considered.
Application Process:
Candidates are required to submit an application with letter of interest, a minimum of two letters of reference, and college transcripts through the last semester completed.  Application packets from candidates should be received by the University of Tennessee by March 1, 2021. USPS, FAX, or electronic submission is acceptable.
A maximum of 4 candidates per year will be selected.
Salary and Benefits:
The veterinary technician interns will be paid at an hourly rate ($7.25/hour or minimum wage, whichever is greater), including overtime pay.  Medical insurance is provided.  Interns may choose to live in the dormitory area in the College of Veterinary Medicine for less than the cost of outside living accommodations ($100/mos which includes utilities).
Upon acceptance into the veterinary technician internship program, the technician will receive a letter confirming the acceptance.    The candidate should send a letter accepting the offer. The period of the internship will be approximately June 14, 2021 – June 3, 2022.  Start and end dates have some flexibility.
There will be core, as well as elective rotations.  The veterinary technician interns will be scheduled on overnight rotations, as well as weekends and holidays.  Rotations will last from 1-4 weeks.

The veterinary technician interns may take up to two weeks of scheduled, unpaid vacation time during the year. This may include a week during December, but not necessarily the week of Christmas.   There is flexibility in other scheduled time off.​

Core rotations will include:
  • Afterhours Emergency/ICU
  • Anesthesia
  • Community Practice
  • Day ICU
  • Day Emergency/Outpatient
  • Internal Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Oncology
  • Radiology
Elective rotations:
  • Core rotations
  • Avian/Exotics
  • Cardiology
  • Dermatology
  • Nutrition
  • Ophthalmology
  • Rehabilitation
  • Surgery
  • Large Animal

Contact: Janet Jones
Phone: 865-974-8387
Email: jjones19@utk.edu
UTCVM Website: University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine

Posted January 27, 2021

Full Time Veterinary Technician and Externships

Oak Forest Veterinary Hospital - Houston, TX

Oak Forest Veterinary Hospital is a well equipped with a state of the art facility filled with industry leading diagnostic equipment. Our goal is to utilize the exceptional skills and expertise of our doctors and the most advanced technology and treatment options to ensure our patients receives extraordinary care.

We are seeking a full-time employee to work as the doctor’s right-hand, relaying information to our clients and staff while organizing the daily activities of the doctor. Our veterinary technicians are also client advocates, ensuring the client needs and concerns are addressed on all levels.

Primary responsibilities include (but are not limited to) assisting with appointments, client communications, computer/data entry, and routine technical skills: venipuncture, IV catheter placement, brief anesthetic monitoring, restraint. Employees will be trained by experienced staff and technicians.

Our Technicians are responsible for maintenance of medical, anesthesia, and surgery records/logs, anesthesia induction and maintenance, surgical preparation of patients, circulating in the operating room, scrubbing in to assist during surgical procedures, immediate pre and post-operative treatments and recovery of surgery patients.

If you are energetic, enthusiastic and really enjoy client service, – please apply today!


Applicants must be graduates of an AVMA approved Veterinary Technology Program and must obtain their LVT status within two years of employment. We are always willing to accept applications from LVTs for permanent full time positions.

We offer an excellent benefit package: Continuing Education; dues to professional associations; 401K plan; uniform allowance; paid holidays, vacation and sick leave; health insurance, dental/vision insurance and disability.

Salary is competitive and directly related to experience. New graduates welcome.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Karly Shimerka at karly@oakforestvet.com

Contact: Karly Shimerka, LVT
Website: https://oakforestvet.com/
Phone: 713-682-6351

Posted January 27, 2021

Full Time Veterinary Technician (2 openings)

Cross Point Veterinary Clinic - Taft, TX

About Us

WE ARE HIRING! Do you have a smiling face and a servant’s heart?! Do you like to work with Veterinarians who value your feedback and appreciate your role as a team player? We’d love to talk with you! CPVC is seeking a friendly, outgoing, and highly motivated Veterinary Technician with at least 1 year of veterinary working experience. A love for helping PEOPLE is a must! Applicant must desire to join a family-oriented and goal driven team. We are looking for a dependable team member with professionalism and a positive personality! We offer family friendly work hours with no more than two Saturday mornings a month and no after-hours emergency. Our standards and expectations of “Excellent Service, Quality Care, and Compassionate Team” are high, but so is our compensation package!

Cross Point Veterinary Clinic consists of dedicated, compassionate team members who provide quality care by integrating modern equipment, innovative techniques, and highly knowledgeable and experienced staff. We strive to provide excellent service by establishing a relationship with our clients so that we are able to gain a clear understanding of each client’s needs and work with purpose to meet those needs.

Here at CPVC, we serve people by investing our passion into the care of their animals, in addition to delivering education to each client. Compassion drives our excellent service to ensure all lives are enriched with quality care for both our patients and our clients.

Cross Point Veterinary Clinic is a full service veterinary clinic for small animals that also offers limited large animal care.

To apply, please email the application and your resume to ccox@crosspointvet.com
CPVC Application

Contact: Christopher Prince, Human Resource Manager
Contact email: cprince@crosspointvet.com
Website: https://www.crosspointvet.com
Phone: 361-528-5269

Posted January 27, 2021

Veterinary Technicians

Pathway Vet Alliance

With over 390+ general, emergency, and specialty practices nationwide, we have a growing network of veterinary professionals who are supported by local teams who drive success.

Since 2003, Pathway has been committed to creating opportunities for veterinarians and veterinary professionals to pursue their passion. We provide practices with operational support, tools and resources and take an active role in fueling their success.

Open positions across the U.S. can be found on the Careers page: https://careers.pathwayvets.com/us/en/c/veterinary-technicians-jobs

Positions may include a sign-on bonus and/or relocation assistance.

If you are interested in a position, please the position reference number and your resume to Shelley Scott.

Contact: Shelley Scott, Recruiting Partner
Email: shelley.scott@pathwayvets.com

Posted January 27, 2021

Neurology Veterinary Technician

Sugar Land Veterinary Specialists - Sugar Land, TX

The Neurology department at Sugar Land Veterinary Specialists is currently hiring skilled, team-oriented technicians! 

Exposure to this medical and surgical specialty is very limited for most veterinary technicians. So, we are excited to teach new hires all about the exciting world of veterinary neurology.  It’s a diverse field encompassing aspects of medicine, imaging and surgery. We are never bored!

Anesthesia experience and/or training is required. 

Our 16,000 sq. ft. facility features 12 exam rooms,  5 surgical suites, in-house MRI, helical CT, laparoscopy, endoscopy, and ultrasound.

We offer 24/7 care with a fully staffed intensive care unit and have an excellent team of veterinary nurses and client care specialists that provide professional and compassionate care for our patients and our clients. We’re not afraid to say we have the best veterinary nurses in Houston TX!

Pay is commensurate with skill level and experience: above industry standard. 

Ask about our generous sign on/relocation bonus!!! We would love to have you join our team.

For more details and to apply, click the link here: https://slvetspecialists.com/technician-support-jobs/ or contact the neurology section manager, Kristina Brisson, at hr@slvetspecialists.com

Website: https://slvetspecialists.com/
Phone: 281-491-7800

Posted October 19, 2020

Veterinary Technician

Riverside Veterinary Clinic - Corpus Christi, TX

Located 15 minutes from downtown Corpus Christi, our well-established practice focuses on patient care and client experience.  We have two facilities onsite: one dedicated to general practice, and one used for surgery, imaging, and hospitalization.  We have ultrasound capability, digital radiography, a well-stocked surgical facility, and in-house laboratory diagnostic equipment.  We have a focused interest in surgery, chemotherapy, referral orthopedic surgery, referral ultrasonography, and preventive dentistry. We also have externship onsite housing available, with no requirement for emergency duty.

Text Joye Posey at 361-726-9984 for position details.

Contact: Joye Posey, Staff Manager
Phone: 361-387-2427

Posted October 19, 2020

Veterinary Technicians

TAMU Veterinary Teaching Hospital - College Station, TX

Texas A&M University is committed to promoting a culture that embraces, expands, and celebrates inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability that enriches the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff. Diverse perspectives, talents and experiences are invaluable to our mission and support our core values.

The Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH) includes the Small Animal Hospital and the Large Animal Hospital, both of which are dedicated to A Better Life Through Compassion, Innovation, and Discovery. We work with great people, great clinicians, and great educators with a passion for animals and educating others that allows us to provide total care for animal patients while helping to train the next generation of veterinarians at the only veterinary teaching hospital in the state of Texas!

Requirements for Application, Proposed Minimum Salary, and Position Responsibilities are unique to each position and can be found on each position's Workday listing.

To view and apply for current positions, please visit the TAMU Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital Staff Employment page!

Hospital Website: TAMU Veterinary Teaching Hospital

Updated July 2, 2020

Veterinary Technicians

National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA) Career Center

The National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA) was formed in East Lansing, Michigan in 1981 with the goal of allowing veterinary technicians to give input on national issues involving the veterinary profession.

Requirements for Application, Proposed Minimum Salary, and Position Responsibilities are unique to each position and can be found on each position's listing.

To view and apply for current positions, please visit the NAVTA Career Center page!

Association Website: National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America

Updated July 2, 2020

Licensed Veterinary Technician and Veterinary Assistant Positions

Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine - Auburn, AL

Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine has multiple employment opportunities available for licensed veterinary technician and veterinary assistant positions throughout various departments.  Job summaries, position qualifications, salary, and benefit information can be found by clicking on each position link.

Applicants please apply through the Auburn University Employment Website at the link below.

Application Website: https://www.auemployment.com/ Search for the positions using their ID numbers below:

Apply for these positions:

  • Technician, Surgical Services (Large Animal) ID: S579P
  • Technician, Surgical Services ID: S551P
  • Technician, Inpatient Overnight (Gulf Shores, Alabama location) ID: S534P
  • Assistant/Technician (Oncology) ID: S526P
  • Assistant/Technician/Specialist, Inpatient IMC/ICU ID: S323P
  • Assistant/Technician, Inpatient IMC/ICU Swing Shift ID: S267P
  • Assistant/Technician, Inpatient Emergency/Critical Care Swing Shift ID: S269P

Website: Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine

Updated January 27, 2021

Veterinary Technicians

Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory - College Station, TX

TVMDL is a full service veterinary diagnostic lab headquartered in College Station, Texas, on the campus of Texas A&M University.  Our agency annually performs an average of 925,000 tests from clients in Texas, neighboring states, and around the world.  Samples are submitted from veterinarians, animal owners, producers, researchers, and regulatory officials. Our efforts protect the health of livestock, poultry, companion animals, exotics and zoo animals, equine and greyhound racing animals, and wildlife.

TVMDL professionals work with specimens from almost all mammalian and avian species.  Staff work alongside some of the foremost veterinary diagnostic specialists in the world and have the opportunity to perform advanced diagnostic techniques as well as the tried and true classical test methods.

While our mission is focused on diagnostic testing, research and development is ongoing to ensure we are meeting industry demands. Other professionals publish journal articles, present their work at national meetings, and teach the next generation of veterinarians and diagnosticians. Opportunities for continuing education, career advancement, and professional development are offered to all employees.

Full time employees are eligible for a generous benefits package, paid leave, generous retirement plans, a wellness program, and several other employee initiatives.

TVMDL is a great place to start or continue your professional career in veterinary medicine, life sciences, or animal health. Our professionals make a tangible difference in the lives of animal owners and livestock producers each day. We can’t wait for you to join our team!

Requirements for Application, Proposed Minimum Salary, and Position Responsibilities are unique to each position and can be found on each position's Workday listing.

To view and apply for current positions, please visit the TVMDL Employment page!

Website: Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory

Updated July 2, 2020

Veterinary Technicians

Texas Biomedical Research Institute - San Antonio, TX

Saving Lives With the Power of Scientific Discovery

Texas Biomedical Research Institute aims to unravel the mysteries of infectious diseases through innovative thinking, creative problem solving and cutting edge technologies.

We Make Today’s Discoveries Possible of Becoming Tomorrow’s Cures.

Since its founding in 1941 by Thomas B. Slick Jr., the Texas Biomedical Research Institute has gained worldwide recognition in scientific and academic communities for the quality of its basic research.

Our scientists work each and every day to improve human health by being a world leader in lifestyle and infectious disease research. Each year, our scientists are engaged in more than 200 research projects and publish well over 100 articles in the international scientific literature.


Located on a 200-acre campus on the northwest side of San Antonio, Texas, Texas Biomed partners with hundreds of researchers and institutions around the world, targeting advances in the fight against infectious diseases impacting our communities around the world, including AIDS, TB, hepatitis, malaria, hemorrhagic fever viruses, parasitic infections and many other infectious diseases. We also study co-morbidities of infection and vulnerable populations, such as the very young and the elderly and those suffering from cardiovascular diseases and metabolic disorders.

To view more about employment at Texas Biomedical Research Institute click here: Employment

To view and apply for current positions, please visit the Careers with Purpose page!

Website: Texas Biomedical Research Institute

Updated July 2, 2020

Veterinary Technicians

Texas Veterinary Medical Association Career Portal

The Texas Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA) was organized in 1903 and continues to operate as a nonprofit organization under the laws of the state of Texas. The purpose of TVMA is to support veterinarians as they practice the art and science of veterinary medicine in Texas.

Requirements for Application, Proposed Minimum Salary, and Position Responsibilities are unique to each position and can be found on each position's listing.

To view and apply for current positions, please visit the TVMA Career Portal page!

Association Website: Texas Veterinary Medical Association

Updated July 2, 2020