EQUINE EXTERN & INTERN TRAINING PROGRAMS AT OLD DOMINION EQUINE ASSOCIATES

EXTERNS

Old Dominion Equine Associates invite veterinary students from all over the country to visit our practice and gain valuable hands-on experience in an ambulatory setting that offers exposure to a variety of cases. Externships typically last 1-3 weeks and are preferentially scheduled from March to October. We only accept one extern at a time in order to ensure that each student receives one-on-one attention and mentorship while riding along with each veterinarian in the practice. Housing is provided free of charge to visiting students. Externship is strongly encouraged before application to our internship program. For more detailed information, visit our AAEP Avenues Externship page. You can also see student reviews of our practice at EquineVetted.

HOW TO APPLY

  1. Write a cover letter.
  2. Provide a resume.
  3. Download and complete the Externship Application.
  4. Email these documents to us at Staff.odea@gmail.com or fax to us at (434) 951-9230.
  5. Once you submit your application, please allow 1-2 weeks for review.

INTERNS

Old Dominion Equine Associates offers a one-year internship position for exceptional new graduate veterinarians interested in an equine ambulatory career. Our fast-paced, high-quality ambulatory practice provides an optimal caseload of sport horse, reproductive, preventative, and emergency medicine. We strive to offer a gradual introduction to equine medicine through active mentorship and the time spent with each of our veterinarians. As the internship progresses, we encourage interns to have more independence while enabling them to learn and work in a supportive environment. Interns will be well versed in a wide variety of equine medical procedures upon completion of our internship.

The position is highly competitive, and an externship at our practice is strongly encouraged before application. For more information, visit the AAEP Avenues Internship page for Old Dominion Equine Associates.