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VCA Animal Hospitals Veterinary DVM Summer Student 2024 - Central Victoria Veterinary Hospital in Victoria, British Columbia

Veterinary DVM Summer Student 2024

Victoria, BC

VCA Canada Central Victoria Veterinary Hospital is accepting applications for our 2024 Summer DVM Student positions. This is a great opportunity to apply your classroom studies within a hospital environment and acquire first-hand experience in working closely with VCA Canada veterinary professionals.

Our Veterinary summer student position will provide you with invaluable insights into your career path post-graduation. As a valued member of our team, you will develop practical and professional skills by working under a licensed veterinarian and/or registered technicians/technologists.

You will be introduced to the inner workings of our hospitals while also gaining exposure and education in the following areas:

  • Patient intake and triage

  • Patient handling and restraint

  • Client care and relationship management

  • Treatment and hands on compassionate care

  • Observe or assist in surgical, non-surgical procedures, and anesthesia

  • Assist with laboratory and imaging diagnostics

  • Train in use of in-house practice management software

  • General hospital maintenance

*The amount of responsibility, duties, supervision, and delegation will depend on your veterinary school year and provincial veterinary legislation guidelines*


  • Applicants must be enrolled in an AVMA accredited DVM program

  • Legally authorized to work in Canada

  • Must be able to repeatedly lift at least 40 lbs

  • Exceptional client service skills that build trust and loyalty

  • Calm, compassionate, and nurturing attitude

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