Veterinary Teaching Hospital Undergraduate Internship

The Fall 2024 application is open.

Deadline: April 19, 2024 at 5:00 pm

Student interns work a minimum of 6 hours per week, learning valuable skills and gaining experience they can put to use in veterinary school and beyond.

Application deadlines

  • Spring application: October-November (internship begins in January)
  • Fall application: April (internship begins in August)


Pre-veterinary undergraduate students enrolled at WSU or the University of Idaho who plan to attend veterinary school. Preference is given to sophomores and juniors. Students must be able to participate for three full semesters.   

First semester

Large animal clinic rotations: agricultural animal, barn crew, equine medicine, and equine surgery

Second semester

Small animal clinic rotations: anesthesia, community practice, exotics, and neurology

Final semester

Students rotate through oncology and small animal medicine, 1-2 services of their choice, and act as mentors to the incoming interns.

Questions about the internship program? Email us.

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