The College of Veterinary Medicine offers a number of summer educational and internship opportunities for veterinary students.


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    Bovine Veterinary Internship Program

    The BVIP (Bovine Veterinary Internship Program) gives veterinary students the opportunity to collaborate with leading veterinarians in the bovine veterinary medicine industry while not only learning the principles of beef or dairy herd health and management, but designing and executing bovine field trials.

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    Poultry Veterinary Internship Program

    The PVIP (Poultry Veterinary Internship Program) will provide unique opportunities for students to learn more about different areas of poultry production and provide field-based experiences that complement the traditional veterinary education curriculum.

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    Rural Veterinary Internship Program

    RVIP is designed to give students a feel for what life after graduation would be like in a rural veterinary clinic.

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    Swine Veterinary Internship Program

    Participants in SVIP (Swine Veterinary Internship Program) collaborate with veterinarians at production systems and/or practices where they design and execute field trials with guidance from mentors. Students will design and execute diagnostic test sampling and implement the principles and methods of swine diagnostic collection, testing and interpretation.

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    Summer Scholar Research Program

    The College of Veterinary Medicine Summer Scholar Research Program is open to students who have completed their first and second year of study and is designed to introduce veterinary students to research in a wide array of areas such as clinical medicine, animal and human health. Some of the projects students have worked on in recent years including studying the effects of waiting room experiences on blood pressure measurements in cats, lowering intraocular pressure in dogs eyes and novel mechanisms of host manipulation by parasitic nematodes.