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DVM Student Externship - Chicago

  • Internship
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Healthcare
  • Chicago
  • Quick Apply

AI generated summary

  • You must be a 3rd or 4th year DVM student, authorized to work in the US, with professional liability insurance, passion for vet care, and strong communication skills. Apply now!
  • You will work alongside vets, learn fear free techniques, assist in surgical procedures, provide excellent patient care, and gain hands-on experience in various areas of veterinary medicine.


  • Currently enrolled as a 3rd or 4th year student in an accredited DVM program
  • You are authorized to work in the United States
  • You must carry professional liability insurance. AVMA PLIT liability insurance is free for all student members of the AVMA. You may apply for this coverage on their website.
  • Passion for veterinary care and commitment to excellence
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills


  • Work closely with our veterinary team to provide high quality medical care to our patients
  • Participate in an individualized externship program to enhance problem-solving, technical, and communication skills
  • Work alongside veterinary professionals in various aspects of patient care
  • Support doctors and technicians in diagnostic and treatment plans, including surgical procedures
  • Learn fear free techniques for patient exams, treatments, and procedures
  • Engage in daily hospital nurse duties and responsibilities that provide an elevated level of care and experience for our patients and pet parents
  • Real-world experience in primary and urgent care medicine in a small animal practice
  • One-on-one mentorship and individualized onboarding to guide your professional development
  • Opportunity to focus on specific areas of interest within the veterinary field
  • Discover diverse roles and career opportunities while gaining practical experience
  • Expect to be included in surgical cases, dental procedures, emergencies, sick patient workups, and routine medical appointments. If there are certain technical skills you are looking to improve on, let us know so we can place emphasis on these areas!

Application Process

  • To apply, please submit your resume, a cover letter expressing interest, and your preferred externship duration.

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