If you are interested in a career opportunity with CVM you may submit your profile to the Center’s Office of Management. Students can also submit a student profile. *Please note that this is not a mechanism to apply for a specific vacancy. Potential candidates must visit USAJOBS to apply for any Federal government position.*
Making a Difference at FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine
The Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) is an internationally recognized, high performance, public health organization. Our mission is to protect human and animal health by regulating the manufacture and distribution of food additives and drugs that will be given to animals. These include animals from which human foods are derived, as well as food additives and drugs for pet (or companion) animals. We are also responsible for regulating drugs, devices, and food additives given to, or used on, over one hundred million companion animals, plus millions of poultry, cattle, swine, and minor animal species. (Minor animal species include animals other than cattle, swine, chickens, turkeys, horses, dogs, and cats.)
Due to the immensity of its charge, CVM depends upon a diverse and dedicated workforce. We recognize the importance of multi-disciplinary teamwork in reaching superior and timely regulatory decisions therefore we foster an atmosphere where every employee’s contribution is important. New concepts, ideas, and creative approaches to improve current operations and to meet existing and future challenges are encouraged. Our goal is to not only enable our employees to positively impact the Center today, but to prepare our workforce for the demands, responsibilities, and career opportunities of tomorrow. Additional advantages of a CVM career include:
Ten Paid Federal Holidays Including Paid Annual Leave
Affordable Health and Life Insurance
Long Term Care Insurance
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA’s)
Attractive Retirement Programs and Pension Plan
Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) with Employer Matching
- An Innovative, High Performance Working Environment
- Individualized Orientation Program
- Professional Growth and Development
Talent Development Learning Center
Technical / Specialized Training
Leadership and Organizational Workshops
- Workplace Flexibility
- Employee Work-Life and Wellness Program
- Volunteerism and Community Involvement
If you are interested in a career opportunity with CVM you may submit your profile to the Center’s Office of Management. *Please note that this is not a mechanism to apply for a specific vacancy. Potential candidates must visit USAJOBS to apply for any Federal government position.*
Are you a Student?
At CVM, we look for a wide range of experience and abilities. We offer high school, undergraduate, and graduate students a variety of programs that compliment both your education and professional interests.
These opportunities are now structured under the Pathways Program and are listed below.
Veterinary Medicine Student Programs
If you are considering a future with CVM and would like to stay connected with us we invite you to submit your profile to the Center’s Office of Management. *Please note that this is not a mechanism to apply for a specific student internship or career opportunity. Students must visit USAJOBS to apply for any Federal student program or position.*
Any vacancies for the Center for Veterinary Medicine will be listed below. See USA Jobs for all Federal vacancies.