LET US HELP YOU KICK OFF YOUR CAREER
What could be more important than nurturing the next generation of veterinarians? PVMA is dedicated to supporting student members so they can get the most out of their education and our association.
Through complimentary student membership, we strive to offer relevant member benefits, educational opportunities, insights into an array of career choices, scholarship opportunities, an introduction into advocacy, and relationships with established veterinarians to make the transition from school to life more seamless.
WHAT DOES STUDENT MEMBERSHIP INCLUDE?
Legislative advocacy and action
Dedicated management team
Veterinary and practice law consulting service
New graduate employment contract review service
Hertz car rentals
Liaison to other organizations
Transitioning Into Practice
PARTNERING WITH PENN VET
PVMA is committed to working with the veterinary students at the University of Pennsylvania to provide them special opportunities and expose them to ways we strive to improve veterinary medicine in Pennsylvania every day. Throughout the year, we are actively involved with:
Participating in student orientation, Club Fair, the White Coat Ceremony, and graduation.
Hosting a residents/interns event at New Bolton Center and an event at the Philadelphia campus to introduce them to PVMA and the local referring veterinarians.
Providing funding for the cost of one white coat per student and hosting a reception at which the coats are distributed.
Meeting annually with our student representatives to gain insight as to how we can assist students better throughout their education.
Hosting and coordinating our “Tails from the Trenches” happy hour presentations throughout the year with VBMA.
Providing scholarships for students based on financial need, academic performance, and exemplary leadership through Pennsylvania Veterinary Foundation (PVF).
Hosting a eduational events to honor each year’s graduating class.