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Veterinary Emergency Group Human Resources Intern in Valhalla, New York

Human Resources Intern/Extern (Paid)

Location: VEGquarters, Valhalla, NY + REMOTE

Reports to: Regional Director, HR



Veterinary Emergency Group (VEG) is a rapidly growing, venture-backed veterinary emergency company with hospital locations across the USA. We are profitable, doubling our size every year and supported by a multi-billion-dollar investor. Our mission is helping people and their pets when they need it most. We are changing the face of emergency veterinary medicine with a “customer first” mentality. We anticipate having 30+ locations by the end of 2021.


At VEG, we want people and their pets to feel safe, secure and valued; we want our employees to feel the same way. What we’re aiming to achieve on the customer side is equivalent in nature to what we want for our employees: to have the best possible experience. With the highest NPS (Net Promoter) score in our industry according to our customers, we’re ready to ensure that VEG is always the place where the best and brightest in the emergency world not only want to work, but stay and grow. For our customers and their pets, we strive to find a way to say, “yes.” We do the same and more for our teams.


The Human Resources internship will give you the opportunity to channel your HR drive and enthusiasm while learning all things HR. You will complete hands-on, meaningful day to day tasks, as well as, projects to support a variety of HR + Company initiatives. The Human Resources Internship is designed to be both educational and practical. During this period, the intern will take knowledge learned in an academic setting and apply it to day to day HR operations.


We are looking for a high energy, motivated to learn individual. This person knows how to get things done in a fast paced, incredibly positive culture. HR is your career aspiration. You’re an enthusiastic student with excellent relationship building capabilities. You’re able to quickly grasp new ideas and apply value. You’re a quick thinker comfortable in a creative and innovative environment. You’re happy to pitch in whenever and wherever you’re needed. You have an excellent work ethic grounded in discretion + confidentiality. You love animals.


  • Assist HR with the onboarding/offboarding process

  • Assist in the Talent Acquisition process

  • Assist in HR, Culture + Educational initiatives as assigned

  • Complete individual projects related to VEG’s needs + personal HR interest

  • Make recommendations for innovative solutions to pain points



  • Currently an HR or related major at the collegiate level undergrad/grad

  • Familiarity with HR Information Systems, ATS + Payroll applications (PayCom) a+

  • Academic knowledge of benefits programs including: medical + 401k plans

  • Academic knowledge of state, local + federal employment/labor law

  • Outstanding communication and organizational skills as well as the ability to multi-task maintaining confidentiality a must

  • Ability to travel as needed for initiatives, challenges, recruitment and openings to name a few (majority is domestic travel within the region)

  • Energetic, motivated, passionate self-starter

  • Loves animals and caring for them