This toolkit combines our most helpful resources for new veterinary school graduates into your one-stop-shop toolkit. As with all of the VIN Foundation resources, these are all available to you at no cost. Take look around, and if you need help or have suggestions, our door is always open.
You went to veterinary school to practice medicine, not to read, write, or decipher contracts. Yet, a balanced contract can be as critical to a healthy working relationship as a balanced diet is to a healthy patient.
Negotiating with your new employer or employee should NOT be an adversarial experience. Working through this contract together has proven to be a positive experience for thousands of employers and employees, with the end-product being an employment agreement that all parties understand and feel good about.
When you walk across that stage at your veterinary school graduation, you are beginning day one of a new life. The New Graduate Survival Manual walks you through the immediate things you need to know.
Whether it’s 3pm or 3am, being on the frontlines with patients for the first time can be nerve-wracking! The Getting Through the Day and Getting Through the Night classes provide valuable guidance to help you transition from being a student to a working veterinarian.
Once you are in veterinary school being proactive about your veterinary school student loans will help you for years to come to live within your means. Being a recent veterinary school graduate comes with a truck full of new things to prioritize and adding veterinary school student loans to the list can be a lot to manage. The VIN Foundation Student Debt Center is a mobile-friendly comprehensive resource helping veterinary students, veterinarians, and those who support them manage student debt through school and beyond.
Vets4Vets® is a confidential support group for veterinarians. We’re here to help colleagues with tough work situations, difficult school circumstances, stress, depression, emotional unrest, physical challenges, addiction, or… if you just need to talk to somebody.
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