As part of the University of Pennsylvania, Penn Vet is a key partner in one of the world’s great biomedical research and teaching centers. Close proximity to two world-class biomedical institutions, the Perelman School of Medicine and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, helps to foster numerous collaborative research and clinical endeavors. Opportunity exists to participate in research projects within and outside of the School of Veterinary Medicine.
Find Your Place at Penn Vet
Penn Vet is situated on Penn’s vibrant main campus in Philadelphia, a beautiful city rich in American history and offering an abundance of cultural diversity and resources, including music, art, theater, and fine dining (www.upenn.edu/life-at-penn/philadelphia).
Philadelphia is home to the Philadelphia Zoo, one of the area’s foremost conservation organizations, which has a long-standing partnership with Penn Vet.
Philadelphia is also home to Fairmount Park, one of the largest city parks in the United States, and many historic monuments and museums.
Thanks to city founder William Penn’s grid street design, Philadelphia is a wonderfully walkable city. SEPTA, Philadelphia’s mass transit system, as well as Amtrak and the Philadelphia International Airport are also convenient to Penn’s campus. Philadelphia is just a 1.5 hour drive from New York City and a 2.5 hour drive from Washington, DC. With so many natural and cultural attractions in one area, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work or play!