Application Process

Residents are accepted into the veterinary public health and preventive medicine (VPHPM) residency program in a cohort each July. A job posting is made available on the University of Minnesota Human Resources site each spring. 

How to apply

Applications for this position are now open.

1. Select the  link to access our careers site.  
2. Sign In to access your account or if you are not an existing user select the New User link to create one.  
3. Review the job description and select the Apply button to begin your application.

If you are a current employee of our organization please use the following link instead:

Minimum requirements

  • A DVM/VMD or an equivalent foreign degree
  • At least one year work experience in a private practice, corporate setting, or government
  • Applicants who do not possess an MPH, MS, or PhD must apply for the Executive Masters of Public Health (MPH) through the School of Public Health. These applicants must meet the admission requirements of the School of Public Health.

Preferred requirements

  • MPH degree completed prior to hire
  • Two or more years work experience in a private practice, corporate setting, or government
  • Excellent oral/written communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in teams
  • Strong time management skills
  • High level of experience with a variety of computer software programs

Application materials

Applications must include:

  • Current CV
  • Letter of application
  • Three letters of recommendation from professional references