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Internships for the Veterinary Student
Practice Type
100% equine practice, primarily ambulatory with outpatient and inpatient exams and treatments performed in our clinic.  
 
Facilities
The clinic features a four stall hospital and is equipped with digital radiography, endoscopy, gastroscopy, ultrasonography, shock wave therapy and power dental equipment.
 
Case Load
Primarily performance horses. The local horse population consists of dressage, eventing, show horses, and pleasure horses.
 
Our Externship Goal
Gain hands on experience with a wide variety of diagnostic and treatment disciplines. As an extern you will be exposed to a large variety of cases including medicine, surgery, acupuncture and lameness exams. Our aim is to provide students with a realistic example of a successful ambulatory practice.
 
Case Types
60% Lameness
20% Medicine
20% Surgery
 
Location
We are located in beautiful Uxbridge Massachusetts, but our practice covers not only southern Massachusetts but also northern Rhode Island. In addition our practice is less than twenty minutes from the Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, a major large animal referral center.
 
Intern Prerequisites
We prefer that intern candidates have visited as an extern prior to application, although this is not required. In addition, eligibility for a Massachusetts license is required.
 
Application
Applications will only be accepted through the official VIRMP website.