Careers

Careers
We provide rewarding jobs by empowering people to deliver excellent results.

Open Positions

Carthage Veterinary Service offers a wide range of opportunities for a variety of disciplines.

Student Opportunities

Develop your husbandry and scientific skills in a way that complements your education. We offer a variety of internships and externships.

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We look forward to reviewing your application and getting to know you better.

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Open Positions

As a global pork industry leader, we provide solutions for the food supply chain – thanks to our employees.
Our employees are from a variety of backgrounds and support the company in roles ranging from veterinary services to educational development to support. We have comprehensive benefits package, training opportunities.
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    Administrative Coordinator

    Carthage Veterinary Service is seeking a dynamic, highly motivated Administrative Coordinator to join our expanding Business Development team. In this role, you will serve as the center point of coordination and contact within the team and our clients.

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    Records Data Technician

    The Records Data Technician will be directly responsible for the data entry and data integrity of client farms, as well as creating effective reports and visualizations for various members of Carthage Veterinary Service, Ltd. and their clients at varying levels of seniority. This position reports directly to the Records Bureau Manager.

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    Mixed-Animal Veterinarian

    The Mixed-Animal Veterinarian is responsible for providing practical and scientific services in a small community setting. The clinic services approximately 60% small animal and 40% large animals.  The Mixed-Animal Veterinarian will work in a modern clinic with digital radiology, ultrasound, dental machine, power equine dental float and a full diagnostic lab. The Mixed-Animal Veterinarian will direct a support staff and work closely with local pet rescues and the community.  The Mixed-Animal Veterinarian is also responsible for health ensuring adherence to standard operating procedures and practices.

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    Research Scientist

    The Research Scientist will be responsible for overseeing the technical aspects of the CISS multidisciplinary swine research program, including study design, research protocol development, data collection methodology and quality control, data analysis and report writing and presentation.  The Research Scientist will coordinate communication between research operations personnel and sponsors regarding study execution and results, and provide strong technical support to internal and external stakeholders.  Additionally, the Research Scientist will be responsible for overseeing a team of data management and analytics associates, maintaining a research prioritization matrix and pipeline, and will participate in CISS business development efforts.

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    Research Associate

    The Research Associate is responsible for assisting the Research Managers in conducting trials at farms, following company standard operating procedures.

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    Research Manager

    The Research Manager is responsible for leading a team of Research Associates focused on conducting cutting-edge research within commercial research facilities. The Research Manager will also be responsible for performing data analysis, writing protocols and reports, and verifying that research trials are conducted according to company SOP’s and quality standards.

Benefits

  • Competitive wages
  • Paid time off (vacation & personal)
  • Health, vision, and dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Retirement plan with matching contributions
  • Referral bonus programs

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Student Opportunities

CISS Research Internships
Carthage Veterinary Service, Ltd. offers opportunities to undergraduate and veterinary students to participate in a research internship program. Students will be provided opportunity to conduct commercial research trials with a focus on swine nutrition, production, behavior, environmental, or economics. Students will have the opportunity to learn new skills that enhances knowledge of the swine industry, standard farm practices, and veterinary medicine. Carthage Veterinary Service will be a catalyst in providing the student with a positive learning experience.

Internship Program
Our paid internship program is open to all full-time college and veterinary students who are enrolled in a college program and are studying agriculture, animal science, or veterinary medicine. Student housing is provided by the company. All students will be required to complete an independent research project focused around swine production and dependent on an intern’s particular interest. The results of the research will be presented at the conclusion of the program to various employees of the company. The company provides activities throughout the program to encourage networking, team building, and overall community engagement.

Candidate Requirements
• Ability to work independently
• Organized
• Good communicator
• Strong work ethic
• Problem-solving skills
• Good written and verbal skills

Time Commitment
• Summer break - 3 months
• 40-50 hours per week

Key Dates
• Applications accepted year round
• Screening begins in November for following summer
• Internships awarded and confirmed in January
• Note: If you are delayed in applying, please contact us for internship availability.

Application Process
If you are interested in applying, please submit a cover letter, a personal resume (including references) and a current academic transcript.

All materials should be sent to:
Carthage Veterinary Service, Ltd.
Attn: Intern Program
P.O. Box 220
Carthage, IL 62321

If sending electronically, materials should be sent to internships@hogvet.com.
Applications will be reviewed within two weeks of receipt.

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CVS Veterinary Externships
Carthage Veterinary Service, Ltd. offers opportunities to veterinary students to participate in a veterinary externship program. Students will work along veterinarians during their externship. Site visits may include conducting herd evaluations, performing necropsies, serological profiling, ventilation auditing, as well as biosecurity auditing. Swine production experiences may include analyzing pig flows, reviewing production targets, and record analysis. Additional opportunities may include participation in sow and/or wean-to-finish research as well as site visits with production teams. Externs will participate in herd staff discussions and may write a herd visit report.

Externship Program
Our externship program is open to all full-time veterinary students who have completed at least two full years of school and are studying veterinary medicine.
Housing is provided for externs.

Externship Highlights
• Hands-on experience
• Swine veterinarian interaction
• Experience in commercial swine facilities

Candidate Requirements
• Ability to work independently
• Organized
• Good communicator
• Strong work ethic
• Problem-solving skills
• Good written and verbal skills

Students selected must obtain Professional Liability Insurance prior to their externship.

Time Commitment
• Length of externship is up to two weeks
• 40-50 hours per week

Application Process
Students inquiring about externships should visit the CVS externship site. If you are interested in applying, please submit a cover letter, a personal resume (including references) and dates interested.

All materials should be sent to:
Carthage Veterinary Service, Ltd.
Attn: Vet Extern Program
P.O. Box 220
Carthage, IL 62321

If sending electronically, materials should be sent to internships@hogvet.com.
Applications will be reviewed within two weeks of receipt. Early application is encouraged.

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CVS Veterinary Internships
Carthage Veterinary Service, Ltd. offers opportunities to veterinary students to participate in a veterinary internship program. Students will gain experience by learning new skills that enhances knowledge of the swine industry, standard farm operating procedures, and swine veterinary medicine. Carthage Veterinary Service will serve as a catalyst in providing the student with a positive learning experience that enhances the intern’s knowledge.

Internship Program
Our internship program is open to all full-time veterinary students who have completed at least two full years of school and are studying veterinary medicine. Student housing is provided by the company. All students will be assigned a project at the start of their internship and provide regular updates and a comprehensive presentation of results at the conclusion of the program. In addition to conducting a research project, the student will learn basic technical tasks and sampling methods and participate in herd health visits and disease investigations. CVS strives towards increasing knowledge of competencies for swine veterinary practice. The company provides activities throughout the program to encourage networking, team building, and overall community engagement.

Candidate Requirements
Ability to work independently
Ability to working in a flexible environment
Organized
Good communicator
Strong work ethic
Problem-solving skills
Good written and verbal skills

Time Commitment
• Summer break
• 40-50 hours per week

Key Dates
• Applications accepted year-round
• Screening begins in November for following summer
• Internships awarded and confirmed in January
• Note: If you are delayed in applying, please contact us for internship availability.

Application Process
If you are interested in applying, please submit a cover letter, a personal resume (including references) and a current academic transcript.

All materials should be sent to:
Carthage Veterinary Service, Ltd.
Attn: Intern Program
P.O. Box 220
Carthage, IL 62321

If sending electronically, materials should be sent to internships@hogvet.com.
Applications will be reviewed within two weeks of receipt. Early application is encouraged.

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Apply Today or Get More Information:

interns@hogvet.com

Call 217-357-2811

Career Development

We believe in building an organization of strong people. Our senior management team is heavily invested in developing our staff skills and leadership via the following programs.

  • Total Leader Experience
  • Carthage Management Training
  • Veterinary Calibration Events
  • PQA Plus
  • TQA

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Job Application

Web Application

Apply now online. Click on the link below and fill out an online application. It will be sent to us immediately. We will begin processing your application as soon as possible and get back to you.

Printable Application

Apply now. Click on the appropriate application below to open a printable employment application that you can fill out and mail to Human Resources, P.O. Box 220, Carthage, IL 62321.

Carthage Veterinary Service, LTD provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.  In addition to federal law requirements, Carthage Veterinary Service, LTD complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

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