Rotating Veterinary Internship (Large Animal Medicine & Surgery)
Ontario Veterinary College, Health Sciences Centre
Location: Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Type: Full Time
Salary: $35,000.00 CAD
$35,00.00 CAD annum.
7 openings available.
The University of Guelph is currently accepting applications for a one-year rotating internship program commencing in mid June 2024. To be considered for this program, applicants meeting the below minimum requirements must submit their application by November 15, 2023. See application instructions at the bottom of the posting.
The Large Animal Hospital of the Ontario Veterinary College Health Sciences Centre (OVC HSC) is a large referral centre located in Southern Ontario. The caseload consists of approximately 90% horses (thoroughbred & standardbred racehorses, warmbloods, others) & 10% other (bovine, pigs, caprine, etc.). This 1-year rotating program commences in late June. By late August, the Intern must select a faculty advisor, who is responsible for supervision & clinical performance evaluation. Approximately 85% of the Intern's time is spent equally between the large animal medicine & the large animal surgery services. However, the Intern will have the ability to consult with specialists from a large number of ancillary services.
The Intern will be responsible for the management of cases admitted to the hospital under the supervision of the attending clinician, as part of a team consisting of a faculty member, a DVSc (resident/graduate student), the Intern, & up to four final-year veterinary students. Within the service team concept, the Intern is given increased responsibility as he/she progresses through the program. The Intern will participate in the clinical training of final-year veterinary students & will participate in daily case rounds, weekly journal club(s), weekly Grand Rounds, & an Intern rounds presentation. All Interns will be scheduled for out-of-hours emergency duty (with faculty supervision) on a rotating basis. The Intern always maintains the ability to consult with specialists from the various services.
Interns are allotted working days for elective time (10 days) and for vacation (10 days). Elective time may be used for internal electives, continuing education or job interviews. Scheduling of electives and vacation must be approved by the Intern supervisor and their faculty advisor.
Requirements of the position include:
Successful completion of a veterinary degree
Minimum of 75% or 3.0/4.0 over the duration of DVM program.
Meet all requirements for Licensure by the College of Veterinarians of Ontario. For more information on CVO requirements please see CVO PGR License requirements
Proof of English proficiency may be required for international applicants and for applicants whose first language is not English. For details on English proficiency please see CVO English Proficiency Policies
Protective rabies titre is required
Previous practice experience is advantageous.
All applicants meeting these criteria are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians, permanent residents or those holding an open work permit, valid for the duration of the internship will be given priority.
Annual Salary: $35,000.00 CAD annum.
How to Apply:
Applications must be submitted by midnight on November 15, 2023. Send application packages including the below requirements in one (1) PDF file to firstname.lastname@example.org. Required documents sent as separate individual documents will not be considered as part of the application package.
Veterinary School Official Transcript from University Registrar
About Ontario Veterinary College, Health Sciences Centre
Welcome to Ontario Veterinary College Health Sciences Centre. Animals are very important to us, and so is their care.
As a part of the University of Guelph, we strive to provide the best possible service to over 16,000 companion animals, equine, farm animal and exotic species. Every year.
Using a team based approach, our many dedicated and specialized veterinary professionals and technical staff are equipped to provide leading edge animal care using extensive and advanced diagnostic and treatment capabilities.
The OVC HSC carries a tradition of 150 years of servicing our beloved animals. Our team of experts carries expertise in areas such as:
Surgery and Minimally Invasive Procedures
Emergency & Critical Care
Avian & Exotics
Ruminant Field Services
The American Animal Hospital Association is an organization that accredits Companion Animal Hospitals in Canada and the United States. The OVC HSC has voluntarily chosen to be evaluated on 900 standards of medical care and client service.
We chose to be accredited by AAHA so our clients are assured that they are receiving the highest quality of Veterinary care for their pets.