Educational Opportunities

The Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine has a wide range of extra learning opportunities for students looking to broaden or deepen their education:

Leadership Program for Veterinary Students at Cornell University

The Leadership Program for Veterinary Scholars at Cornell University is a unique summer research experience for veterinary students who seek to broadly influence the veterinary profession through a science-based career.student working in a zoo


A program for students, established scholars, and clinicians that focuses well-being of the aquatic environment and its inhabitants with hands-on field work.

Summer Dairy Institute

An advanced training program for prospective dairy veterinarians held at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine.

Expanding Horizons

This program provides grants to Cornell veterinary students who are interested in veterinary experience in developing nations. Students spend 6-10 weeks in a developing country engaged in either veterinary research or hands-on veterinary experience (this ranges from wildlife rehabilitation to working with local farmers to develop artificial insemination techniques for their dairy herds).Students on FARVETS trip

Veterinary Investigator Program

This 10-week summer program exposes first- and second-year veterinary students to biomedical research at the highest level of inquiry and to motivate students to pursue the study of research problems that are relevant to veterinary medicine.

Dorothy Russell Havemeyer Foundation Fellowship Program

This ten-week program allows our first-, second- or third-year veterinary students to participate in current projects at the Equine Genetics Center of the Baker Institute for Animal Health. Start dates are flexible for any consecutive 10-week period between May and September.