Issue: #2March 2013
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In This Issue
Penn Annual Conference
Alumni at Willowdale
Alumni Authors & Artists
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How do I let the Veterinary School know that my address or email has changed?


Please send us any updates to your information by contacting Veterinary School alumni director Kristen McMullen at
or call (215)898-1481.



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We would love to know your title and where you are working - please send that information to Veterinary School alumni director Kristen McMullen at 

or call (215)898-1481. 


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Register Today!  Alumni Weekend 2013 
May 10-12, 2013

Alumni Weekend 2013 is a celebration for all Penn Veterinary graduates with classes ending in an "8" or a "3" celebrating a reunion year! Alumni Weekend brochures will be arriving in mailboxes this week and online registration is already open for your convenience.

Alumni will have the opportunity to visit both campuses, attend class dinners and receptions, enjoy an alumni Steeplechase tailgate party, meet other alumni, and enjoy some fun surprises. Don't miss this wonderful celebration!  Come home to Penn Veterinary School.


Click below for the Alumni Weekend:

 Registration Page




Questions?  Please contact alumni relations director Kristen McMullen at or (215) 898-1481. 


Remember Your Class Skit?! 
Seeking Videos 

Do you remember your class skit?  As we travel around the country visiting with alumni we hear about memories that revolve around those creative and fun class skits.  Now we are seeking copies of your class production.  Do you have a copy or is it on Youtube?  Let us know, we would love to have copies for the archives so these memories can live on.  Please contact alumni director Kristen McMullen at or 215-898-1481.
Post Summer Job Opportunities for Students

Do you Need Help at your Workplace This Summer?


If the answer is "yes," the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine has the solution. 

Our first and second year students are already looking for summer jobs and are eager to learn and earn from you while gaining valuable experience.


If you have a summer position available for a bright, hard-working student, please visit the Veterinary Employment Bulletin Board at 


Click on the "Post a Summer 2013 Position" link, and complete the on-line submission form.  Interested students will be able to view your announcement and contact you directly.  It's not too early to plan for the summer.  Please visit the site today and provide a great learning experience for a future VMD!   


Please direct all questions to:


Employment Opportunities
for Job Seekers and Employers

Job Seekers:

You can browse VMD/DVM postings by date, type of practice, region, or type of employer.


Employment opportunities listed allow prospective employers to post job openings available for veterinary associates and graduates of the veterinary medicine.  Only listings requiring a graduate degree in veterinary medicine will be posted. Listings will remain active and accessible for 6 months.  


Prospective employers may also post summer 2013 job openings for first and second year students of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine.  If you have a summer position available, either in private practice or research, please complete the on-line submission form so that your listing may be viewed by Penn Vet students seeking summer employment. Listings will remain active and accessible until August.


Click Here to Access the Employment Opportunities page 

Alumni Opportunities

Alumni Volunteers Needed

This volunteer opportunity is for graduates who are interested in helping to shape the way future veterinarians spay and neuter small animals.  Volunteer veterinarians will come to the Philadelphia animal shelter on a Thursday and/or Friday and supervise students through some of their first spays and neuters on dogs.  Volunteers will be asked to be present at the Animal Care and Control Team headquarters at 111 West Hunting Park Avenue from 9 am through 3 pm on the days they are scheduled to volunteer.  A nurse and first-year rotating intern from the University of Pennsylvania will be present to help the volunteer veterinarian supervise the student surgeries and take charge of all administrative and logistical work.  Interested?  Please contact Jeffrey Barnet

National Television Opportunity for Alumni

This exciting opportunity comes to us from Cineflix, the international, award-winning production company behind such hit shows as Property Brothers and American Pickers ( They are seeking a veterinarian for a groundbreaking, new television series that will chronicle the day-to-day challenges and triumphs of a veterinarian working with local residents and their animals in a remote, rural town in northern Maine that presently has no access to veterinary care. The veterinarian selected for this memorable experience will be featured on national television and will receive financial compensation. What's more, you can truly create impactful change for an appreciative community! 

More information is found in the link below. Cineflix is currently in the casting stage and would love to arrange phone interviews with interested veterinarians. If you are interested in applying for the series, please email And, of course, do keep us posted if you are selected for this opportunity!

Alumni Calendar

May 10 - 12:  Alumni Weekend - Reunions for classes ending in "3" or "8"
May 12:   Alumni Tailgate Party at the Willowdale Steeplechase
July 22:  Alumni Reception at the AVMA Convention
August 16:  Alumni Reception at the PVMA Conference, Hershey
October 16:  Alumni Reception at NAVC, Atlantic City
December 9:  Alumni Reception at the AAEP Annual Convention, Nashville

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