Join Our Team

Are you looking for an employer who will support you as a collaborative team member and value certification, education, and experience? Do you want to challenge yourself to excel in an educational environment where the vital role of veterinary nurses and technicians as essential team members 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 be involved in compassionate patient care, outstanding teaching, significant community involvement, exemplary client service, and groundbreaking scientific discovery that advances both animal and human health and well-being.

If this sounds rewarding to you, then check out our job opportunities here at a major Big Ten university campus in dynamic West Lafayette, Indiana! Our culture is marked by enthusiasm about community development, smart communication, technological advances, scientific research, and global responsibility. If you have a strong desire to learn, as well as teach; are looking for amazing benefits; and appreciate a diverse and welcoming population and workforce, then apply today to join the PVM Family!

Our Commitment

Purdue University’s College of Veterinary Medicine is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, 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.

As a national leader in the graduation of Black doctorates in veterinary medicine over the past five years, Purdue has a track record of supporting diversity that dates back well over a century and is rooted in our land-grant mission.

In 2021, Purdue University has embarked upon a comprehensive 5-year, $75 million plan to further increase the diversify of the faculty, staff, and student body.

Working at Purdue

Learn more about working at Purdue at Purdue Careers.

Opportunities for Promotion

We encourage and support all staff who want to grow and develop professionally. Expand your skills by working with world-recognized veterinary specialists.

Earn a 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 symposiums. We even offer learning opportunities for the animal owning public and scientists in the veterinary field.

Learn more about continuing education programs at the Office of Lifelong Learning.

Student Employment & Volunteering Opportunities

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

We accept student employees in all our Hospitals.

Opportunities may include:

  • Animal Caretaker Duties
  • Hospital Custodial Duties
  • Clerical Duties
  • Surgical Instrument Decontamination Processing
  • Inventory/Stocking

Student Employment Process

To be considered for employment at the Purdue University Veterinary Hospital, please complete the Student Employment Application and submit to the hospital administration office at

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


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Student Volunteering Opportunities

Purdue students that are enrolled in the Pre-Veterinary Program or Veterinary Nursing Program are eligible. Learn more about our volunteering opportunities.

Purdue veterinary employees working with animals

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