Careers at Virginia Tech

Community Practice/Primary Care Internship

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Work type: Teaching & Research Faculty
Senior management: College of Veterinary Medicine
Department: Vet. Medicine Clinical Services
Location: Blacksburg Area
Categories: Veterinary Medicine

Job Description

The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences in the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech invites applications for a 1-year Primary Care Internship. This is a unique program at the College of Veterinary Medicine preparing the intern for ABVP canine/feline residency or clinical practice. The internship provides training in advanced canine and feline practice to include rotations in community practice, dermatology, spay/neuter surgical training, radiology, and 2 electives of the intern's choice. The internship will provide training and experience with dental, laparoscopic, and numerous surgical procedures in addition to medical case management and wellness care. The intern will have primary case responsibility with faculty mentorship. The intern will also participate in house officer rounds and seminars, and clinical instruction of veterinary students. The emphasis of the program is to provide advanced clinical training to prepare the candidate for American Board of Veterinary Practitioners residency or clinical practice. Internship start date is June 15, 2021 and review of applications will begin in January, 2021 with final notification by April 15, 2021.

Required Qualifications

Candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree by start date.

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Review Date

Internship start date is June 15, 2021 and review of applications will begin in January, 2021 with final notification by April 15, 2021.

Additional Information

Interested applicants should submit a statement of intent, curriculum vitae, official veterinary school transcripts, and 2 letters of reference to: Lara Bartl, DVM, DABVP (canine/feline) @ 

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

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