Non-profits as a Career Transition Option (1488)
Professional Development |  Career Options
Tuesday |  9:00 AM -  9:50 AM
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center||214C



Jeffrey Adams DVM, MSA
Community Spay Neuter Initiative Partnership

Jeff Adams has been the medical director of Community Spay Neuter Initiative Partnership, a non-profit high volume spay and neuter organization, for the past 10 years. He joined this program after 28 years of mixed animal practice, most of those as a practice owner. Jeff received his DVM degree from Michigan State University in 1978 and his Master of Science in Administration degree from Central Michigan University in 2015. He is also a consultant with three other high volume spay neuter organizations where he directs medical and surgical protocols and assists in maintaining a functional relationship between management and veterinarian. In addition, he teaches sterilization surgeries to 4th year veterinary students through an MSU CVM externship. His area of special interest is the dynamics of managing veterinary resources in a non-profit setting

Presentation Info

Audience: CE Pathway: Students & Early Career
CE Credit(s): 1.00
CE Level: 1


If the time has come for a change in career direction, working in a non-profit setting is often an appealing option. This presentation focuses on what can be expected with a career change, the challenges and the benefits, compensation considerations, and what to expect when joining a non-profit organization. The goal is to help alleviate some of the uncertainty associated with a career transition into a non-profit setting.

This session is part of CE Pathway: Students & Early Career

Learning Objectives

1. Examine the challenges and opportunities expected with a career transition

2. Examine the challenges, benefits, and compensation factors to consider when joining a non-profit organization

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