Early Career

VetPartners Graduate Program

Being a part of our Graduate Program is a unique and exciting opportunity. We only take on a small number of graduates into our Program each year, which allows you to receive a tailored and highly supportive early career experience. Our clinical standards VetSuccess platform, has been specifically designed for New and Recent Graduates, intended to support you in your first year of employment.

Beginning your career as a Graduate Veterinarian is an exciting but potentially also daunting time. VetPartners recognize the importance of supporting Graduates in their first years of practice and have a strong structure in place to achieve this.  Graduates are also supported with our unique clinical standards and reflective platform, VetSuccess, designed specifically to help you grow your skills as a veterinarian.

Our Graduate Experience

2021 will see VetPartners’ new Graduate Academy commence. Applications for 2021 have now closed.

What We Offer You

Joining VetPartners as a Graduate provides you with a unique opportunity to accelerate your career in a supportive and welcoming environment. Following your formal orientation and induction program during your first week with us, the core benefits of our program include the below.

  • Three defined clinic rotations over the 12-month program.
  • Clinical training to assist you in accelerating your skills, g. E-learning, wet labs.
  • Fully paid training courses including a trip to the Worldwide Veterinary Services Training Centre in Thailand to complete a 2-week spey and neuter clinic.
  • Three weeks paid study leave.
  • VetEducation Membership
  • Skills workshops (including dentistry and cytology) to continue to build your clinical development.
  • Communication and Wellness workshops to build your personal development
  • Potential opportunities to work internationally.
  • Ongoing support, mentoring and leadership from your in-clinic mentor/supervisor
  • Ongoing support from our Early Talent Manager, also a veterinarian
  • External support structures including our Employee Assistance Program and other Wellness Resources
  • Networking opportunities with VetPartners clinics and team members
  • Building a community with other Graduates and past Graduate Program Alumni.
  • Market competitive remuneration.
  • Access to an attractive range of employee benefits.

To find out more about this opportunity contact our Vet Careers Team

Sitting the NAVEL exam?

Australian and New Zealand university students who sit the NAVLE exam are welcomed to apply for our American and Canadian Graduate Program that is facilitated through our major shareholder National Veterinary Association.

To find out more about this opportunity contact our careers team.