Washington State University - Thrive Pet Healthcare Veterinary Student Ambassador

Student AmbassadorsRemote, Austin, Texas


Position at Thrive Pet Healthcare

Thrive Pet Healthcare Student Ambassador

Washington State University 




We want YOU! Our Student Ambassador will engage and educate veterinary students at Washington State University. This student serves as the first line of communication between our company and the veterinary students and faculty at your school. This role involves hosting educational & networking events, emailing the student body, and communicating with our University Relations Team. 

Our goal is to highlight how Thrive Pet Healthcare supports veterinarians to practice their best medicine in a positive environment, while focusing on a balanced life.


Student Ambassador Responsibilities


  • Communication
    • With students and faculty: send emails to student body and faculty with invitations to lunch or dinner meetings, updates on wellness and networking events, externships, internships, and job openings.
    • With Thrive Pet Healthcare: establish regular communication checkpoints with your Thrive University Relations Partner so that we can stay up to date on your happenings and you on ours
  • Events
    • Coordinate meetings and networking events in partnership with our University Relations Team
    • Ex: lunch and learns, happy hours, and dinners
  • Student engagement
    • Circulate Thrive directed communication about our newest programs and opportunities
    • Answer any questions your peers have about Thrive Pet Healthcare (with support from your University Relations Partner)
    • Recruit 1-4VM Externs, 4th year interviewees, and potential Interns.
  • Compensation and time commitment:
    • $1,500/year stipend
    • Commitment Timeframe: June 2023 through June 2024, unless otherwise agreed
    • MANDATORY Orientation: Austin, TX July 8th-9th
    • Application is open to 1st & 2nd-year veterinary students.



Application Process


Please email Megan Harmon ([email protected]) if you have questions.

Application Requirements:


  • Short questionnaire.
  • Your résumé and/or LinkedIn profile.
  • Once the questionnaire is submitted, you will be sent an email within 1-2 days to complete a 1-2-minute video about why you would enjoy being a Thrive Pet Healthcare Student Ambassador. 


You take care of pets.

We take care of you.


About Thrive Pet Healthcare – www.thrivepetcare.com

Thrive Pet Healthcare is a network of veterinary hospitals that uniquely delivers a continuum of care to our clients and their pets. With an industry-first membership program and over 400 primary care, emergency, urgent care, and specialty providers, Thrive Pet Healthcare offers personalized, accessible care through every stage of a pet’s life and health. This veterinarian founded organization provides premier benefits for practice staff while elevating privately held veterinary hospitals with innovative service and technology solutions. By focusing on the needs and aspirations of veterinary care providers, thrive pet healthcare is supporting the wellbeing of the industry and raising the national bar for veterinary excellence.


Why Thrive Pet Healthcare?

  • Diverse nationwide network of hospitals
  • General Practice, Emergency, Multi-specialty, urgent care and Mixed Animal practices
  • Collectively work as a team & independently practice medicine as doctors
  • Emotionally intelligent, collaborative culture that supports your success



The Industry’s Choice Employer 

Benefits for all veterinarians at Thrive Pet Healthcare:


  • Competitive salary and opportunity for production bonus
  • No negative accrual
  • 120 hours PTO annually
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life & Disability Insurance
  • 401k w/ Employer match
  • 8 weeks parental leave – full pay
  • Support for family care – children, parents, pets & self
  • Dedicated support for mental health and wellbeing
  • Student loan repayment support
  • Annual CE allowance for CE, licenses, and dues.
  • Extensive career path opportunities


At Thrive Pet Healthcare, we celebrate and embrace the uniqueness and diversity of all of our team members, pet parents, and pets. We strive to create a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture where all team members belong and feel empowered.