Veterinary Technician Clinical Internships
Veterinary Teaching Hospital at Washington State University's
College of Veterinary Medicine offers unpaid clinical
internships to students attending AVMA accredited veterinary
These students will be assigned to one (or more) licensed
veterinary technicians working within the teaching hospital. The
students will be involved with a variety of client cases that
are evaluated and treated in this state-of-the-art facility. The
interns may have the opportunity to become involved in clinical
research or teaching projects, depending upon the assigned
Duties and Responsibilities
It is the responsibility of the technician intern to show
proficiency in the basic technical duties of each rotation
assigned. Interns will be expected to participate in the clinic
Monday-Friday from 8-5. The LVT supervisor will oversee and
evaluate the performance of the interns assigned to their
service area. The level of expertise expected by the end of the
internship varies with the length of time the intern is assigned
to a given rotation.
The length of the internship depends upon the contact hours
required by the intern's college of origin.
Rotations are assigned on a first come, first serve basis. They
can be in multiple disciplines (Medicine, surgery, reproduction)
and various species (Exotic, Large and/or Small animal)
Rotation options: Also see Veterinary
Technicians at Washington State University
Not all rotations are available at all times.
Small Animal Medicine options
Small Animal Surgery
Agricultural Animal Medicine & Surger
Large Animal Theriogenology
Obtaining housing for the duration of the internship is the
responsibility of the veterinary technician student.
Parking permits are required for parking on the WSU campus.
Please obtain a permit from the campus parking service
For more information on this program, please contact
Shirley Sandoval, LVT - VTS (LAIM)
Director, Veterinary Technician Internship Program
Veterinary Clinical Science
Washington State University
Pullman, WA 99164-706