Preparing for What's Ahead

Preparing for What's Ahead

You've been dreaming of graduation day for years, the day you officially become a Veterinarian. But as you get closer you may have also wondered, "am I ready?" Grow your skills, confidence, and career by applying for an externship or internship today! All of our hospitals are unique in their personalities and skill sets, yet they all share the same level of dedication to excellence in veterinary medicine. And they’re eager to show you the ropes!

What you'll experience as an extern or intern

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Our externship & internship programs give veterinary students an immersive experience in the animal hospital setting, where they’ll be able to:

  • Witness medical leadership in action
  • Do case rounds with veterinarians
  • Build case management strategies
  • Assume the veterinarian’s role in managing medical records
  • Learn valuable client communication tips to enhance medical outcomes
  • Determine and perform critical diagnostics and treatment-related procedures
  • Sit in on hospital meetings
  • Join the surgical team from check-in, to scrub-in, to discharge

Externships

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Our partner hospitals bring unique talents, ideas, and insights to the Encore family. Together, we form supportive, interconnected community that learns from and grows with one another. Every hospital is unique and offers something different. Learn more about our partner hospitals, the people behind them, and the opportunities you have to gain experience.

Potential Externship Locations:

  • Wellington Veterinary Hospital - Wellington, CO
  • Northridge Veterinary Clinic - Wichita, KS
  • Westside Veterinary Service - Murray, KY
  • Mint Hill Animal Hospital - Mint Hill, NC
  • Animal Care of Greenville - Greenville, NC
  • Animal Care East - Winterville, NC
  • Austin Village Pet Hospital - Matthews, NC
  • Harbor Point Animal Hospital - Mooresville, NC
  • Ark Veterinary Hospital - Wooster, OH
  • West Suburban Animal Hospital - Toledo, OH
  • All Creatures Animal Hospital - Cincinnati, OH
  • Big Creek Veterinary Hospital - Concord, OH
  • Cherokee Trail Veterinary Hospital - Lexington, SC
  • Lake Murray Animal Hospital - Gilbert, SC
  • Magnolia Veterinary Hospital - Anderson, SC
  • Kinard Animal Hospital - Greenwood, SC
  • Grace Animal Hospital and Pet Lodge - Lexington, SC
  • The Pet Hospital of Granbury - Granbury, TX
  • Pet Care Veterinary Hospital - Virginia Beach, VA
  • Rutland Veterinary Clinic and Surgical Center - Rutland, VT
  • Petcare Animal Hospital - Madison, WI
  • Country View Veterinary Service - New Glarus, WI
  • Fitchburg Veterinary Hospital - Madison, WI

Internships

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The Encore Internship program is set up to support both interns who would like to continue their education through a residency and those who would like to solidify their education to be an innovative, well-rounded general practitioner or emergency clinician.

Upcoming Rotating Internship Webinars

Join our upcoming informational webinars to learn more about the exciting opportunities available at Friendship Hospital for Animals, Veterinary Emergency & Referral Group (VERG), and Veterinary Care and Specialty Group as you prepare for next year’s VIRMP match!

  • Thursday, November 10, 2022, 7PM EST
  • Thursday, December 8, 2022, 7PM EST
  • Thursday, January 5, 2023, 7PM EST
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Our Locations

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Our partner hospitals bring unique talents, ideas, and insights to the Encore family. Together, we form a supportive, interconnected community that learns from and grows with one another. Learn more about our partner hospitals, and more importantly, the people behind them.

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