Posted on March 01, 2022

  • Exotic and Small Animal Internship
  • The Pet Hospital of Penasquitos is offering a one year exotic and small animal internship for graduate veterinarians starting June 15, 2022.  Our caseload is 50% exotics (predominantly reptiles) and 50% dog and cat. Drs. Boyer, DABVP, Reptile and Amphibian Practice, and Caron, DABVP, Reptile and Amphibian Resident, are looking for an outstanding candidate to round out our team in San Diego. California is now offering reciprocity for state license holders who have passed the national board within 5 years or for veterinarians holding an out of sate license for more than 2 years. For more information see full internship details below.
  • Full Internship Details


Posted on February 19, 2021

  • Veterinary Internship Program
  • Phoenix Zoo is offering a one-year internship program in zoological medicine for graduate veterinarians. The intern will participate in all aspects of veterinary care at the Phoenix Zoo. This will include daily rounds, preventative medicine examinations, anesthesia, diagnostic imaging, surgery, emergency medicine, necropsies, laboratory diagnostics, and clinical pharmacology. The intern will be expected to assist with daily care and maintenance of animals and the hospital, including medical treatments, laboratory submissions, and medical record keeping. Interns are expected to make great efforts to submit at least one paper for publication in a peer-reviewed journal. They will assist with teaching and mentorship of veterinary students from Midwestern University during students’ rotations at the zoo and will actively participate in a monthly journal club. Interns will also facilitate extensive communication with all levels of animal care staff to carry out diagnostic and treatment plans.
  • Deadline for submission of all application materials is Friday, March 19, 2021.
  • To apply, please visit:
  • Full Internship Details


Posted 1-August-2017, updated December 14, 2020

  • Arizona Exotic Animal Hospital is a growing exotic pet, zoo, and wildlife exclusive hospital with 2 offices in Arizona. We still have one internship position available starting June 15th, 2019. Our team of well-trained doctors and staff provide high quality veterinary medical and surgical care to our unique and diverse patients. We do not see dogs and cats allowing us to focus more on the special individual needs of the variety of species we work with. We maintain a happy work environment where everyone enjoys coming to work and working together to accomplish both personal and professional growth and greatness.
  • Please send CV/resume including a cover letter and 2 veterinarian references to
  • Jay Johnson, DVM
  • For more information including salary and benefits: Internship announcement (2021)


Posted on March, 2021

  • Avian and Exotic Animal Specialty Intern
  • Central Hospital for Veterinary Medicine has an open position for a one-year avian and exotic animal specialty intern. Central is a VECCS Level 1 certified referral and emergency/critical care facility located in North Haven, Connecticut. The goal of the Avian and Exotic Animal Department is to provide high standard care for the avian and exotic patients in the local community. We are looking for a highly motivated, punctual, individual with excellent record keeping, and client care/communication skills.
  • Full Internship Details


Posted on October, 2021

  • Veterinary Care, Internship
  • Animal House of Chicago, Complete Veterinary Care is offering internships with emphasis on exotic pets. This is a three doctor small animal practice in Chicago that sees 85% exotics of which 35% birds, 30% are reptiles and amphibians, and 35% small mammals. Strong mentorship available. Highly skilled long term staff. In-house laboratory, digital radiography & UltraSound. We are looking for a Team Player that is a highly motivated individual with excellent client care & communication skills. 
  • Full Internship Details


Posted on August 24, 2020

  • Veterinary Internship in Wildlife & Conservation Medicine 
  • The Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, offers two paid internships in Wildlife and Conservation Medicine at its Wildlife Clinic housed in the Bernice Barbour Wildlife Medicine Building on Tufts’ North Grafton, MA campus.
  • Full Internship Details

Posted 4-January-2018

  • Interns are considered to be essential members of the healthcare team at the wildlife center.  Their primary function is to assist the full-time staff in providing basic husbandry, diet, enrichment and medical care for all hospitalized and boarding animals at the center. They will deal with both wildlife and exotic pet species.  Interns have the primary responsibility to perform the husbandry tasks for all of our animals. Interns work under the supervision of NEWC’s veterinary technicians and veterinarians.
    If applying for the Summer season, the deadline is February 15th.If applying for the fall, winter and spring season, there is no deadline. Applicants are accepted or denied on a rolling basis.
  • Please contact Dr. Robert Adams, Wildlife Veterinarian/Internship Coordinator
  • NEWC Intern Information 2018


Posted on October 11, 2021

  • Veterinary Internship in Wildlife Rehabilitation Medicine (6 months and 1 year internships available)
  • The intern will work as part of our medical team of four full time and three part time staff veterinarians and six certified veterinary technicians in a fully equipped veterinary hospital including: digital radiology, ultrasound, in-house lab (including teaching microscope), tonometry, a surgical suite, and critical care capabilities. Over the course of this internship, the intern will gain experience practicing evidence based wildlife rehabilitation medicine in a high-volume facility. Ideal candidates will have some previous wildlife experience and will intend to pursue wildlife medicine as a career.
  • Full Internship Details


Posted on September 11, 2020

  • Clinical Internship in Zoological Medicine
  • The Department of Veterinary Clinical Services, Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine is offering a clinical internship in zoological medicine. This position is for a 2nd house officer in the Zoological Medicine service. The internship end-date is July 2021. To apply, please go to and search for the posting ID “req8442”
  • Full Internship Details


Posted 13-March-2022

  •  AAZV Houston toad Conservation Summer Intern Info
  • Clinical Experience: The Houston Zoo is seeking a Veterinary Student Intern for our Houston Toad Conservation Program. This is an opportunity to work with one of the most endangered amphibians in the United States through a unique recovery partnership with the Zoo’s herpetology department, veterinary department, USFWS and field partners. More information about the zoo’s efforts in saving the Houston toad can be found on our website at: Houston Toad – The Houston Zoo
  • Application Requests: Submit a letter of intention, resume/curriculum vitae, unofficial transcript, and 2-3 letters of reference (zoo/exotic practitioners preferred) to our administrative assistant: Ruth Zavala or Katie Solomon Houston Zoo Veterinary Services Department 1513 Cambridge St. Houston, TX 77030 Phone: 713-533-6632 Fax: 713-533-6764 Email:
  • Application Deadline: Due April 15, 2022. Completed application requests must be received by deadline for consideration 
  • Full Internship Details

Posted 22-February-2019

  • Amphibian Veterinary Conservation Research Internship INTERNSHIP
  • The Houston Zoo is seeking a Veterinary Student Intern for our Houston Toad Conservation Program. The successful candidate will participate in the husbandry and medical care of captive Houston toads and work with zoo veterinarians and conservation biologists to design, implement, and complete a research project relating to the Houston toad recovery program.
  • This is a full time summer internship for the months of May-August, though exact start and finish dates are negotiable.
    To apply, visit and complete an application for the Vet Student Internship. For additional information, contact Dr. Maryanne Tocidlowski, Dipl. ACZM, Staff Veterinarian at the Houston Zoo:
    Application questions can be directed to
    Deadline has been extended into March 2019.
  • For full Information: Vet Student Research Internship Descriptions for 2019


Posted 27-November-2017

  • 6 month and 12 month Veterinary Internships
  • Every year the Wildlife Center will be offering a one year-long veterinary internship and a six-month veterinary internship for graduate veterinarians seeking further experience in conservation and wildlife medicine. Each intern will be supervised by the Hospital Director, a veterinary fellow, two licensed veterinary technicians, and two wildlife rehabilitators. Each intern will be involved in all aspects of wildlife medicine including physical exams, diagnostic sample collection, radiography, anesthesia, surgery, medical treatment, necropsy, husbandry, record maintenance, telephone consultations, on-call emergencies, and presentations at rounds. Each intern will also supervise senior veterinary students from various schools, volunteers, and the veterinary technician intern.
  • For more information: Wildlife Center of Virginia Information
  • Questions regarding the internship should be submitted to:


Posted on July, 2021

  • CBEAM Veterinary Intern
  • The Center for Bird and Exotic Animal Medicine (CBEAM) is looking for two additional rotating intern veterinarians to join our team. Located near Seattle, WA, CBEAM is rapidly growing to meet the needs of our clients. We are exotics-exclusive, staffed 24/7, and provide both emergency and routine preventative care to our patients. We recently added CT and fluoroscopy to our clinic, and already have digital radiography, ultrasound, endoscopy, and specialized surgical equipment. We also have access to multiple other local clinical specialists (cardiology, radiology, oncology, etc.).
  • Full Internship Details

Posted on December 02, 2020

  • Veterinary Internship (2 positions available)
  • The Center for Bird and Exotic Animal Medicine (CBEAM) is looking for 2 full time veterinarian interns to join our team through the Match (VIRMP). Located near Seattle, WA, CBEAM is thriving in these unprecedented times and continuing to expand the services offered to our clients. We are exotics-exclusive, staffed 24/7, and provide both emergency and routine preventative care to our patients. We recently added CT and fluoroscopy to our clinic, and already have digital radiography, ultrasound, endoscopy, and specialized surgical equipment. We also have access to multiple other local clinical specialists (cardiology, radiology, oncology, etc.).
  • Interested candidates should apply through the Match.
  • Full Internship Details

To list an internship, please contact ARAV here.


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