PDSA Graduate Programme and Rotating Internship

At PDSA, we are investing in our future, so we want ambitious graduates like you to join us.

As the UK’s leading veterinary charity our unique graduate programme will stretch and support you. We provide around 2.7 million treatments every year to sick and injured pets and to continue this work, we need people with a business mind and a social heart who want to make a difference.

Applications open in March 2020.

Positions are available all over the UK,

Plymouth, Bournemouth and Southampton, Gillingham and Margate, Portsmouth, Glasgow Shamrock Street and Glasgow East, Edinburgh, Newcastle and Gateshead, Sunderland and Middlesbrough, Liverpool Huyton and Liverpool Kirkdale, Manchester, Blackpool, Bradford and Leeds, Leeds and Sheffield, Leicester, Coventry, Nottingham, Wolverhampton and Birmingham Oldbury, Basildon and Romford, Bow and Hendon, Stoke, Belfast, Cardiff.


Hear what our recent Vet Grads say about our Programme:

What we are looking for at PDSA

At PDSA we aim to minimise the selection process stages – and maximise the quality of veterinary graduates. We wish to attract people who are passionate about pet wellbeing and who can either show experience of, or potential for the following values and organisational skills:

  • Head and Heart (Expertise with Understanding): Using your own initiative, learning to make effective decisions and building trusted relationships based on honesty, empathy and respect with the rest of your team and our clients. You will be an effective and confident communicator, understanding the unique service we provide.

  • Better Together (Empowering through Unity): Working effectively as part of a team to develop your knowledge and skills, share ideas and achievements and adapting your approach to meet the needs of others. Expect and give feedback to achieve greater results.

  • Passion with Purpose (Driven in our Dedication): Being dedicated to delivering both pet wellbeing advice to PDSA clients and treatments to their sick and injured pets. Using your knowledge and skills to get the best results for the pets and people we help, becoming an effective clinician.

  • Plan and Organise: Prioritise, plan and organise your activities to meet deadlines and deliver the desired results.

Please note: You will need a full UK driving license and be flexible to travel as you will be working in a number of regional PDSA Pet Hospitals.