Resources for Student Attendees

What to Expect at Our Booth

Veterinary school is the first step on your journey toward a fulfilling career. While your chosen profession is full of rewards, it’s not without its risks. The AVMA Trust is here to guide you every step of the way with insurance coverages tailored to the unique needs of the profession – and for every stage of your life, from veterinary school through retirement.

The Trust will be providing the following services for students:

  • Our onsite reps will be able to help you enroll or check the status of your complimentary life and professional liability insurance.
  • Chat with our Trust Veterinarians about their journey to becoming practitioners.
  • Finally, be sure to enter our raffle for your chance to win a $250 VISA(C) gift card!

Rules and regulations apply. View the sweepstakes rules here.

Educational Session

Let's Start at the Very Beginning: Why Early Contract Negotiations Are So Important and How to Improve Your Negotiating Skills

Sunday July 31, 4:00-4:50PM EDT | 104AB Pennsylvania Convention Center

Contract negotiations are a crucial part of your professional growth, especially at the early stages of your career. In this session, Dr. Rebecca Stinson will dive into tactics for negotiations, demonstrating practical phrases, and techniques that you can utilize and make your own. Finally, you'll have a chance to put your new knowledge into action with a low-stakes, role-playing exercise.