Internships vs. Mentorships

Stith Keiser, My Veterinary Career

Stith Keiser discusses the differences between internships and mentorships, the pros and cons of each, what you need to do to obtain an internship and how mentoring can help you thrive at your practice.

Stith Keiser is the founder and manager of My Veterinary Career for the American Animal Hospital Association. My Veterinary Career, founded by Stith, is a veterinary matchmaking firm matching veterinarians and practice managers, at no charge, with all types and sizes of practices across North America. His industry experience includes facilitating workshops and speaking at national and state veterinary conferences. In addition to speaking, he writes for industry publications and websites. Stith also conducts career development-related workshops for student clubs and organizations at veterinary schools across the country.  Stith is a member of VetPartners, Chair of the Career Development Special Interest Group, which most recently released the VetPartners/NVBMA/AAHA Mentorship Toolkit, and partner in several small and mixed animal practices.

Stith can be reached at 720-323-9651 or

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