Job Opportunities

Join Our Team

Are you looking for an employer who will reward you as a collaborative team member where certification, education, and experience are valued?  Do you want to challenge yourself to excel in an educational environment that values veterinary technicians as essential team members? As a member of the Purdue team, you would have the opportunity to participate in compassionate patient care, outstanding student teaching, community involvement, and exemplary client service.  If this sounds intriguing, then take a look at the Purdue University Veterinary Teaching Hospital technician team in historic West Lafayette Indiana!  The Veterinary Teaching Hospital is now recruiting for full time veterinary technician positions.  Our culture is enthusiastic about development, smart communication, technological advances, and global responsibility.  If you have a strong desire to learn, as well as teach, are looking for amazing benefits, and appreciate a diverse population, apply today. 

Working at Purdue

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Opportunity 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.

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 website.


Student Employment Opportunities

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

We accept student employees in both the Small Animal Hospital and the Large Animal Hospital.

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 Teaching Hospital, please complete the Student Employment Application and submit to the Veterinary Teaching 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.


Email to Join our Team!

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.

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