Trainee Representative posts

We would like to hear from trainees interested in having an active role on the Trainees’ Advisory Committee.  The committee is made up of trainees representing all specialties, with representatives from all the College's regions. You will also be an active member of the specialty committee by participating in discussions and informing the committee of the views of the trainees in the specialty.

Why should I apply?

This is a great opportunity for you to make a difference, with a chance to collate opinions from other trainees about how your specialty is organised and share your thoughts with the College Officers.  It is also a chance for you to network with your peers, get involved with the College and support your professional development.

What roles are available?

  • Veterinary Pathology Trainee Representative - We would like to hear from enthusiastic Veterinary Pathology trainees who wish to represent the SAC on Veterinary Pathology and the Trainees' Advisory Committee. One position for Veterinary Anatomic Pathology is available. The representative would be expected to share attendance at meetings with the Veterinary Clinical Pathology representative to ensure that trainee issues are raised. Further details regarding this role can be found here:

  • Toxicology Trainee Representative - We would like to hear from trainees wishing to represent the SAC on Toxicology and Trainees' Advisory Committee. The representative would be responsible for raising issues arising from a trainee perspective and feeding back to Toxicology trainees.
  • Dermatopathology Representative - We would like to hear from trainees wishing to represent the SAC on Dermatopathology. The representative would be possible for raising issues arising from a trainee perspective and feeding back to Dermatopathology trainees.

What's the Commitment?

To take part, you will need to attend the Trainees' Advisory Committee twice a year (providing an update report on the meetings attended on behalf your SAC), and the Specialty Advisory Committee meeting (usually twice a year) to give the trainees' perspective. 

How do I apply? 

Please submit a short statement detailing your suitability for the role to:

Clare Young, Governance and Committee Services Officer at  

The closing date for submissions is 5:00pm on Friday 4 January 2019