Palm Beach Equine Clinic offers an internship program for those seeking experience in all facets of equine medicine and surgical procedures. An internship will prepare the recent graduate for clinical practice by providing exposure to and experience with the treatment of a large and varied case load. The intern will work under direct supervision of experienced and board certified clinicians.
Internship candidates are typically selected from a pool of prior externs. Therefore, it is HIGHLY recommended that applicants have already completed an externship prior to applying for an internship. Palm Beach Equine Clinic offers multiple internship positions that begin in July and are 12-months in length.
Responsibilities of Interns
Palm Beach Equine Clinic interns are responsible for many duties that include, but are not limited to, the care of hospitalized patients, running anesthesia, assisting with surgery, performing advanced diagnostics, maintaining records, and carrying out treatments restricted to veterinarians. Interns are expected to develop the skills required to diagnose and treat a large number of presenting problems following best practice guidelines. The internship includes regular journal club and the opportunity to work alongside ambulatory veterinarians to establish the basics of equine general practice.
Internship Accommodations and Review
Palm Beach Equine Clinic provides accommodations for interns including benefits, salary, housing and transportation. These and other accommodations may be discussed during the interview process with the Internship Committee. To apply for an internship, please complete the below form to contact the Internship Committee.