Like many other senior vet students, with January comes the start of the job hunt. It is a scary and exciting step. For me, every job opportunity comes with a period of excitement and “what ifs” (I even have gone so far as to look at houses for sale), before looking at the opportunities a […]
A firm handshake….
One of the skills that is most important in veterinary medicine (and many other professions) is the power of communication. Unfortunately, it is one that students often struggle with. Some of the best relationships I have with mentors, practitioners, and employers started with me going out of my comfort zone and giving them a firm […]
An externship is an awesome experience and one that isn’t just for veterinary students. Veterinary students do more commonly complete externships, but one of the greatest experience I had while completing my undergraduate was a summer-long externship at an equine hospital. So what is an externship? An externship is a period of time spent at a […]