Center for Public and Corporate Veterinary Medicine

The Center for Public and Corporate Veterinary Medicine (CPCVM) is headquartered at the college's Blacksburg campus and maintains a Washington, D.C. presence with faculty working at its College Park campus. Established more than two decades ago, the center has a long history of training veterinary students and graduate veterinarians for careers outside of traditional private clinical practice.

The center plays a vital role in:

  • Oversight of the Public and Corporate track in the college's DVM program
  • Preparing students for public and corporate sector careers
  • Serving as a resource for veterinarians who wish to make a career redirection

News & Activities

Veterinary Student Travel Awards for USAHA Anuual Meeting

The Center for Public and Corporate Veterinary Medicine is soliciting applications for veterinary student attendance at the 2017 United States Animal Health Association (USAHA) annual conference, which meets jointly with the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnostics (AAVLD). Up to ten competitive $500 Travel Awards will be granted to students to offset travel expenses for the annual joint USAHA/AAVLD Meeting on October 12-18, 2017, in San Diego, California. The USAHA has agreed to waive registration fees for veterinary students attending the meeting. The deadline for applications is Sept. 4, 2017. Learn more about the travel awards.


College seeks donations for Veterinary Public Practice and Public Health Travel Scholarship

A newly launched Veterinary Public Practice and Public Health Scholarship aims to change the limiting factor of the high cost of travel and housing when students plan their training experiences. Learn more about the Veterinary Public Practice and Public Health Travel Scholarship.