Employment – Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine – College of Veterinary Medicine

Join our team

Are you looking for an employer who will support you as a member of a collaborative team and value certification, education and experience? Do you want to challenge yourself to excel in an educational environment where the vital role of nurses and veterinary technicians as essential members of the team is highly regarded? Would you like to help build the future of veterinary medicine as a member of the Purdue Veterinary Medicine family?

By joining our team, you will have the opportunity to participate in compassionate patient care, exceptional teaching, meaningful community involvement, exemplary customer service, and groundbreaking scientific discovery that advances health and animal and human welfare.

If that sounds rewarding, check out our job openings here at a major Big Ten college campus in vibrant West Lafayette, Indiana! Our culture is marked by enthusiasm for community development, intelligent communication, technological advancements, scientific research and global responsibility. If you have a strong desire to learn, as well as to teach; are looking for amazing benefits; and enjoy a diverse and welcoming population and workforce, so apply today to join the PVM family!

Our engagement

Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty activity, including scholarship, teaching, and engagement. Job applicants should address at least one of these areas in a separate diversity and inclusion statement, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values ​​diversity and inclusion. A national leader in earning black doctorates in veterinary medicine for the past five years, Purdue has a track record of supporting diversity that dates back more than a century and is rooted in our land-grant mission. . In 2021, Purdue University has embarked on a comprehensive 5-year, $75 million plan to further increase the diversity of faculty, staff and student body.

Current vacancies

Nurses, technicians and technologists

DVM / Faculty



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Promotion opportunity

We encourage and support all staff who wish to grow and develop professionally. Develop your skills by working with world-renowned veterinary specialists.

Competitive salary and benefits

Learn more about all the benefits offered at Purdue Benefits.

Continuing education

We offer continuing education programs, both in-person and online, for veterinarians and veterinary technicians in a variety of formats, including workshops, lectures, conferences and symposia. We even provide learning opportunities for the pet-owning public and veterinary scientists. Learn more about continuing education programs on the Office of Lifelong Learning website.

Job and volunteer opportunities for students

Student employment opportunities at Purdue University Veterinary Hospital are for students currently enrolled at Purdue University.

We accept student employees in all of our hospitals.

Opportunities may include:

  • Pet sitter duties
  • Hospital on-call duties
  • office tasks
  • Decontamination treatment of surgical instruments
  • Inventory/storage

Student Employment Process

To be considered for employment at Purdue University Veterinary Hospital, please complete the student employment application and submit it to the hospital administration office at VTHadministration@purdue.edu.

Once your application has been received, it will be forwarded to the supervisor in the area you are interested in. The supervisor will contact you regarding any job opportunities in their area.


Email VTHrecruiting@purdue.edu to join our team!

Volunteer Opportunities

Purdue students enrolled in the pre-vet program or the veterinary nursing program are eligible. Learn more about our volunteer opportunities.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. A background check will be required for employment in this position.

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