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 Nikki Mcgreevey worked in Scotland synching beef cows during her summer research. Externships can give you practical experience and networking connections for employment, graduate school or research.

International Externships & Volunteers

 

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Below is a list of places you may be able to find international externships and volunteer opportunities. You might also check out the Office of International Programs and the Study Abroad website for more information about general, campus-wide international opportunities.

Dr. Gen Kato (Tokyo, Japan) Preceptorship
Dr. Kato offers annual, one month preceptorship coordinator in his practice for a senior veterinary student. Contact Deb Liptak, coordinator for students pursuing their Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, for more information at debra.liptak@colostate.edu

Center for Public and Corporate Veterinary Medicine
International clerkship and externship opportunities for veterinary students.

Centro Ecologico Akumal
Environmental research and volunteer opportunities in Akumal on the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula.

Envirovet
A seven-week summer program focused on ecological and health topics pertaining to developing countries.

Heifer International
International volunteer opportunities focused on providing sustainable solutions to community well being.

Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association Field Services Program
An international veterinary outreach program to bring free veterinary services to underserved rural areas.

Idealist.org
A database of volunteer opportunities, jobs and organizations, many of which are international.

International Academy of Life Sciences
International fellowship, exchange programs, conferences and research projects pertaining to critical issues in the life sciences.

International Veterinarians Dedicated to Animal Health
Located in Mexico, this program works to improve the lives of pets and pet owners through animal health care.

O.C. Hubert Student Fellowship in International Health
Seven third-and-fourth year veterinary and medical students are selected each year to gain public health experience in an international setting.

Projects Abroad
Environmental, life science and veterinary volunteer work opportunities in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe and Latin America.

World Organization for Animal Health
Internship opportunities for advanced veterinary students at the organization headquarters in Paris, France.