Most veterinary practices require new graduates to spend months if not years learning the ropes as a resident before they are ever allowed to begin working as a full-fledged veterinarian, but not in the US Military. Grads go to work on the front lines immediately upon graduating, managing the care of service animals and civilian pets alike. Want to learn more? Click here.
Learn Everything You Need to be a Top Notch Veterinarian
You don’t have to have a doctor of veterinary medicine to begin your career in the Navy. As a matter of fact, you don’t have to have a background in animals or medicine at all. All you need is the desire to better the lives of animal. The Navy and National Guard provide all the training you need to follow your dream for free. Not only that, but you will also receive a competitive salary, comprehensive medical insurance, housing, food and clothing allowances and an opportunity to see the world. To be eligible, you must be between the ages of 18 and 34, be a US Citizen and be ready to make a change for the better. If you meet these basic requirements, click here to find out more.
After the Navy
After your service with the US Navy or National Guard is complete, you may wonder if your training and expertise will help you in your civilian life. The answer is an overwhelming yes. Some Navy and National Guard veterinarians go on to specialize in specific fields such as orthopedics, research, or emergency care, while others enter the workforce as practicing associate veterinarians or as clinic owners. To find out how to take a look at a career in veterinary medicine with the Navy or National Guard, click here.
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