Externships are brief (usually 2-4 weeks) work opportunities
away form the College for which credit is not given. Students
seeking special work experiences may do so through externships,
often during the third or fourth year of veterinary school. Private
and corporate practices, humane societies, governmental agencies,
and pharmaceutical/pet food companies offer externships. Compensation
may or may not be offered for externships.
- New York State Student Externship Law
- Externship/Opportunity Block Survey
forms are available in the Career Resource Center for
students to provide and receive feedback on the various opportunities
Students in their 6th, 7th, and 8th semesters may obtain
off-campus clinical experience for credit in institutional settings
with established teaching programs, or in facilities offer unique
clinical or research experiences not available within the Cornell
Hospital for Animals.
- Proposed programs must be approved by the faculty coordinators
of the opportunities black who will determine appropriate university
credits. Opportunity Blocks are approved by the Curriculum Committee.
Details of this program are available for the Associate Dean
for Clinical Programs and Professional Service. Lists of approved
opportunity blocks are available at the Career Resource Center,
Student Records Office or online at Opportunity
Summer and Academic
Year Student Positions
Summer positions are listed in electronic form through the
Career Services website and in hard
copy at the Career Resource Center.
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Permanent positions are listed in electronic form through
the Career Services website and in
hard copy at the Career Resource Center. Other job search sites
for fourth year students to consider using are available on the
Staying Current page.
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