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Desert Pines Equine Internship

Desert Pines Equine Medical and Surgical Center is hiring for their Veterinary Assistant Rotating Internship. 

You would assist with surgeries, monitor neonatal foals, and support ambulatory doctors in the field. Whether you're considering a career as an equine veterinary technician or veterinarian, a Veterinary Assistant Rotating Internship at Desert Pines Equine Medical & Surgical Center offers ample hands-on experience necessary to further your career aspirations. This six-month, full-time, paid internship from January 16 through June 23, 2023, allows graduates to take the skills they've learned in the classroom and apply them in the real world with the support of licensed veterinary technicians and a team of skilled veterinarians, including two surgeons. The schedule rotates between day appointments and after-hours, allowing the interns to see a diverse caseload and use state-of-the-art equipment.

 How to Apply:

Interested applicants can submit a letter of intent and resume to The application deadline is November 1, 2022. Applications will be reviewed upon submission so apply early.

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