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Delaney Veterinary Services is happy to host interested student in our externship program. The externship will give the student exposure to both general and referral equine practice. The goal of the externship will be to educate the student while allowing then to evaluate our practice if considering a future internship. Depending on the skill and abilities of the student, our externship will provide “hands on” skill development while integrating their veterinary education. The students will have continuous direct interaction with the veterinarians. Students are expected to participate in all aspects of equine practice including emergency calls. Housing will be provided if required.
Requirements: Students enrolled in AVMA accredited veterinary program. Current resume and letter of intent stating the students’ areas of interest and their goals from the externship.
Insurance coverage: Student required to obtain through their veterinary school or personally.
Deadline: Available year round
The internships at Delaney Veterinary Services offer complete exposure to equine general and specialty practice. The diverse nature of our caseload will allow students to start to develop key areas of interest for their future careers. The interns will rotate between the in-house (surgery, medicine and reproduction) and ambulatory services. Daily duties will include care of in-house cases, assisting with exams/surgical procedures, primary care on certain cases and emergency duties. Supervision will be direct for the first 3-6 months then slowly transition to indirect guidance (senior veterinarian always available for consultation) depending on the students’ abilities. Regular emergency duty will be required.
Requirements: Graduate veterinarian from AVMA accredited school. Current resume, letter of intent, three letters of professional reference and ability to obtain licensure in the Province of Alberta. We highly recommend students engage in an externship at Delaney Veterinary Services prior to application.
Application Deadline: applications taken up to December 1st. Successful candidates will be notified no later than December 15th.