The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine is a global leader in veterinary education, research, and clinical care. Founded in 1884, Penn Vet is the first veterinary school developed in association with a medical school. The School is a proud member of the One Health initiative, linking human, animal, and environmental health.
Veterinary Nursing Positions
Most important: check out our open veterinary nursing positions below.
A Renowned Teaching Hospital
Offering a dynamic and intellectually stimulating environment, Penn Vet’s Ryan Hospital employs board-certified faculty in AVMA-recognized specialties. The Hospital has a caseload of approximately 35,000 patient visits per year, supported by an excellent board-certified nursing staff and intern/residency programs. As an urban medical center, Ryan Hospital offers extraordinary experience with a wide range of patients and medical challenges.
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!
Working at the University of Pennsylvania
The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes:
- Excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families
- Generous retirement benefits
- A wide variety of professional development opportunities
- Supportive workplace and family benefits
- A generous amount of paid time off
- A wealth of health and wellness programs and resources
And much more!
For more information please visit Penn's HR website.