HSVMA Student Representatives
A student representative of the Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association is a veterinary student who partners with the HSVMA to build awareness about animal welfare issues on campus. This position is only available on campuses that do not already have an HSVMA Student Chapter.
To Become a Student Representative:
1 - Familiarize yourself with benefits offered to HSVMA Student Representatives:
2 - Familiarize yourself with the programs and focus areas of HSVMA
Student Representative Requirements
Terms and Conditions
The HSVMA Student Representative must agree to these terms and conditions.
The HSVMA Student Representative will become a member of HSVMA. Student membership in HSVMA is free and automatically upgrades to free Professional membership through the first year after graduation. For more information, visit hsvma.org/benefits.
HSVMA Student Representatives can request to host one HSVMA Speakers Bureau presentation each academic year (booking will depend on speaker and travel funding availability). If confirmed with HSVMA, the Student Representative must identify a lecture hall or other location for the presentation, and HSVMA will pay for the speaker’s travel and a vegetarian lunch. Student Representatives also have the option of hosting a webinar viewing with one of the more than two dozen archived HSVMA webinars. Contact us at email@example.com for more information.
Representing HSVMA on Campus
HSVMA Student Representatives are encouraged to hold at least one HSVMA orientation meeting, represent HSVMA at a campus event (e.g. freshman orientation, student activities fair), or sponsor another activity each academic year to reach out to other veterinary students who are not HSVMA Student Members. See our list of suggested student chapter activities»