Externship/Internship Programs - Veterinary Student/Technician StudentIntroduction
Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center welcomes participation from veterinary students and veterinary technician students from all accredited veterinary colleges and technician programs in the form of an externship/internship program. Duration of externships is flexible, 2-12 weeks, dependent on the type of externship/internship program and accredited veterinary college/technician program requirements for individual students. Clinical externships/internships during a student's junior and/or senior year or summer employment externships are available.Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center
Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center in Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania is a referral group, which houses practices in Surgery, Emergency/Critical Care, Internal Medicine, Neurology, and Cardiology. Established in May 2010, our hospital works "round the clock" to provide excellent patient care in a simple and cohesive manner. We take great pride in being able to provide a broad range of referral veterinary services across multiple disciplines.
Any veterinary student/technician student in good academic standing, from an accredited college of veterinary medicine/technician program, is eligible for the externship/internship. Clinical externships/internships are offered for students during their rotating clinical year(s), and summer employment externships are offered for freshman and sophomore veterinary and veterinary technician students.How to Apply
Students need to submit a written request to Dr. Nichole Danova - President/Director of Surgery. Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center, 318 Northern Blvd. S. Abington Twp., PA 18411. The applications should include a curriculum vitae/resume, type, duration and preferred schedule for the externship. If an applicant is requesting a clinical externship/internship during the junior or senior year, a letter indicating approval of the externship/internship from the applicant's veterinary college/technician program should also be included. If an applicant is requesting a summer externship of employment, letters of approval are not required.Enrollment in the Externship/Internship Program:
Once an invitation for a clinical externship/internship is extended, the student is responsible for appropriate enrollment for their college. A faculty member from the veterinary college of origin should be designated as responsible for the conduct of the extern. Student externs are required to have, and are responsible for, their own health insurance.Housing Assistance:
Clinical externs are responsible for all personal expenses including housing, travel, transportation and food. If requested, recommendations for housing can be made.Additional Information:
Summer employment externs may be offered a stipend. Externship programs should be arranged, if possible, at least 3 months in advance of the starting date.