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A part of Colgate-Palmolive since 1976, Hill's Pet Nutrition offers the highest-quality pet nutrition available through product lines Prescription Diet® and Science Diet®. Veterinarians worldwide recommend and feed their own pets Hill's products more than any other brand of pet food.

Available in approximately 80 countries around the world, our extensive line of products includes more than 60 Prescription Diet brand pet foods and more than 50 Science Diet brand pet foods.

We believe all animals should be loved and cared for during their lifetimes. That is why we are proud our pet foods can make a difference in your pet's life.

A career at Hill’s Pet Nutrition or Colgate-Palmolive is an excellent opportunity if you seek a global experience, constant challenge, and development opportunities in an environment that respects work/life effectiveness.

Job Title:  Veterinary Student Intern - Hill's Global Professional Veterinary Affairs Department

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Nov 6, 2022
Partial remote working option

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 143520 - Topeka, Kansas, United States

Work that matters, fueled by passion for pets! At Hill’s we have a purpose. Every day around the world, we transform the lives of millions of pet families through pioneering innovation, amazing nutrition, and the best and brightest people. Founded more than 75 years ago with an unwavering commitment to pet nutrition, Hills' mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets.

 

HILL'S® Prescription Diet® therapeutic pet foods and HILL'S® Science Diet® wellness pet foods are sold worldwide. Hill’s is a division of Colgate-Palmolive, a leading global consumer

products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, with sales of products in more than 200 countries. To learn more about Hill's and Colgate, please visit http://www.hillspet.com and http://www.colgatepalmolive.com, or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, twitter and YouTube.

 

This is an exciting opportunity for a second (or third) year veterinary student to experience life in a corporate in- house professional veterinary healthcare team by being part of the Hill’s global professional team based in Topeka, KS.

 

The Hill’s Global Professional Veterinary Affairs (GPVA) team leads the relationship with the veterinary profession in the world, in order to drive awareness of Hill’s vision, nutritional philosophy, brand, and products. GPVA employs a variety of veterinarians with expertise in clinical nutrition, surgery, internal medicine, and emergency & critical medicine. Interacting with all areas of the business GPVA provides advice and is the “voice of the profession.”

 

We are looking to you, as a motivated, high-performing second (or third) year veterinary school student who can contribute to our team here in Topeka and to the broader Hill’s business globally. You will be working on areas such as:

 

  • Networking with key Hill’s regional leads to identify training / educational needs;

  • Providing research assistance and helping update the training / educational materials identified (ie: Therapeutic Nutrition curriculum)

  • Assisting in developing the course assets utilizing current educational design principles while minimizing dedicated time away from field responsibilities

  • Helping to integrate a social media / digital strategy into the training materials to engage Hill’s employees worldwide and reinforce key learning objectives

 

You will report directly to the Senior Manager, Global Professional Engagement during your tenure. You will have the opportunity to work closely with the Topeka team; observe interaction with other Global departments including marketing and customer development. You will also have exposure to veterinarians and veterinary technicians worldwide with a specific focus on Canada, Europe, Australia, South Africa,Latin America, and Japan. We encourage you to apply if you want to explore additional opportunities that your veterinary degree can offer.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Students who are in the top 1⁄3 of the class

  • Resume and unofficial transcript

  • Undergraduate degree and completed 2nd year veterinary school

  • Positivity, integrity and a willingness to learn

  • Strong critical and analytical thinking and keen research skills

  • Willingness to try new ideas & technologies to find innovative solutions to business issues

  • Strong communication, organizational and time-management skills.

  • Aptitude in digital and social media communication

Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, veteran status (United States positions), or any other characteristic protected by law

Are you interested in working for Hill's Pet Nutrition? You can apply online and attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process. Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.

Work that matters, fueled by passion for pets!  At Hill’s we have a purpose.  Every day around the world, we transform the lives of millions of pet families through pioneering innovation, amazing nutrition, and the best and brightest people. Founded more than 75 years ago with an unwavering commitment to pet nutrition, Hills' mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets. 

HILL'S® Prescription Diet® therapeutic pet foods, HILL'S® Science Diet® wellness pet foods are sold worldwide. Hill’s is a division of Colgate-Palmolive, a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, with sales of products in more than 200 countries.  To learn more about Hill's and Colgate, please visit http://www.hillspet.com and http://www.colgatepalmolive.com, or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact Application_Accommodation@colpal.com with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.


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