If you’re interested in joining Pawsibilities as either a mentor or mentee, please follow the steps below!
Create a Pawsibilities vet med account
COMPLETE THE INTRO TO INCLUSIVE MENTORING TRAINING
Enroll in our free Intro to Inclusive Mentoring training, which is also accessible from the Learn tab. The training consists of a 2 hour-long video with questions to test your knowledge, and is required for all members – both mentors and mentees.
Check Your email
Once you complete the Intro to Inclusive Mentoring training you will receive an email with your certificate of completion and instructions for joining the Pawsibilities Platform.
Note that this is a separate login from the Pawsibilities Vet Med Learning Center account you created in Step 1. If you don’t receive a confirmation email from Pawsibilities Vet Med, make sure to check your junk or spam folders.
UPDATE YOUR NEW PAWSIBILITIES PLATFORM PROFILE
Now that you have an account on the Pawsibilities Platform update your profile regularly and include any information you feel comfortable sharing. This information is used by the algorithm to suggest mentors and mentees, as well as by the Pawsibilities Vet Med team if you ask us to match you to a potential mentor or mentee.
Please Contact Us if you have any questions or concerns.
Who is Pawsibilities?
Pawsibilities is a nonprofit organization that aims to improve the recruitment and retention of underrepresented groups into the veterinary profession. Pawsibilities is a web and mobile platform designed to connect individuals from underrepresented backgrounds interested in the veterinary profession to both opportunities available and to potential mentors and advisors within the field.
Who is it For?
Pre-veterinary students, veterinary students, veterinary technician students, veterinary technicians, and veterinarians from underrepresented backgrounds. We aim to increase diversity based on disability status, ethnicity, gender, non-traditional path, race, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, religion, and veteran status.
Why join Pawsibilities?
Through Pawsibilities, you will be able to access:
- Our diverse mentoring network, consisting of students and veterinary professionals in all sorts of veterinary fields and walks of life
- Live professional development events to help you survive and thrive in veterinary medicine
- Our archive of past events