Careers and Employability Service
Services for current students

Veterinary work


These pages offer veterinary students information about the opportunities open to you. After studying, many of you will be looking to start work in practice, but there are other options, too.

Explore clinical pathways, finding work as a vet and other careers that use veterinary knowledge such as working in academia, charities, government, research and development, and sales.


Clinical pathways

Sheep in a pen

Explore the equine and farm animal clinical pathways

Options outside veterinary practice

Observing flamingos

Find out about other veterinarian career routes  


Finding a job in a vet's practice

Student vets with a dog

Get advice on where to look for jobs and how to be successful during the recruitment process


Careers and Employability Service

University of Nottingham
Portland Building, Level D
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 3680
fax: +44 (0) 115 951 3679