Essay on My Future Career Goal Is Be A Veterinarian

805 Words Sep 22nd, 2014 4 Pages
My future career goal is to be a Veterinarian, and hopefully to open my own practice. In order to be a Veterinarian, I need to obtain a DVM (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine). The first step to obtaining a DVM is to complete undergraduate school. Several schools only require 45-90 undergraduate hours, but the school I am interested in, requires a bachelors degree. Finding a position in the field of veterinarian medicine has a high chance, due to the current rate of attrition, many Veterinarians are starting to retire and those places will need to be filled. Especially, because the number of pet owners (dog) is suppose to increase. In 2012, the BLS reported that the median salary of a Veterinarian was $84,460. In 2011, the American Veterinary Medicine Association showed that forty percent, of first year salaries, were around $84,460. The other fifty-two percent, earned around $90,000 because of their residency and post-graduate programs. In order to be that successful in the Veterinarian field, I need to pose certain skills and abilities. One essential skill, are people skills, I need to be able to relate and respect my clients in order to maintain their trust and support, and so that I can widen my clientele. Also, from my interviewee, I grasp the concept of readiness and acceptance. I have to be on point and certain about my actions. I need to be able to accept the consequence if something is to go wrong. The schedule of a Veterinarian varies. If my goal of having my own…

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