Auburn University – Thrive Pet Healthcare Veterinary Student Ambassador

Thrive Pet Healthcare


Position at Thrive Pet Healthcare

Thrive Pet Healthcare Student Ambassador 

Auburn University 


We want YOU! Our Student Ambassador will engage and educate veterinary students at Auburn 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 Criteria and Responsibilities 

Student Ambassador Selection Criteria: 

  • Be a rising 2nd or 3rd year. 
  • Interested in Small Animal GP or UC 
  • Must portray confidence and enthusiasm for the role and company. 
  • Have a 3.0 GPA or better.
  • Have kind and engaging personality.
  • Agrees to not be a rep/SA for a direct competitor.
  • Commit to attend our on-campus events
  • Accessible and willing to communicate by both email and cell with URP and other SAs.
  • Highly recommend an externship with THRIVE 


  • 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 the URP:
  • Monthly check ins and end of semester team meetings. 


  • Coordinate meetings and networking events with the other SA and your URP. 
  • 2x a year campus visits
  • Ex: lunch and learns, Career Fairs, Breakfasts, happy hours, and dinners. 

Other Student responsibilities: 

  • Learn about Thrive everything we have to offer students! 
  • Contribute to the growth of Thrive’s Social Media audience by encouraging /following Thrive’s social media accounts to veterinary students
  • Provide class list of student emails +/- cell number.
  • Create Thrive awareness
  • Provide suggestions and regular feedback on student engagement, industry updates, best practices, competitor offerings.
  • Wear Thrive swag to events
  • 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)
  • Post upcoming events to at least one social media platform (LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram)
  • Recruit 1-4VM Externs, 4th year interviewees, and potential Interns.
  • Compensation and time commitment: 
  • Compensation: Thrive Swag, one time stipend: $1250 and access to our external referral bonus 
  • Commitment Timeframe: June 2024 through June 2025
  • MANDATORY Orientation: July 13th and 14th

You take care of pets. 

We take care of you. 

About Thrive Pet Healthcare – 

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 roughly 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 

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. 

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