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Internships & Externships

If you are interested in a veterinary internship or externship with Hope Advanced Veterinary Center contact us to find out about our current learning positions.

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Internships and Externships

At Hope Advanced Veterinary Center we are regularly looking for new faces to join our team. We offer a happy, relaxed work environment, flexible scheduling, excellent in-house training and top salaries.

Our employee benefits include health, dental, life, long-term disability, 401(k), Continuing Education and total career satisfaction.

The Hope Advanced Veterinary Center is an AAHA recognized Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Center located in the heart of Vienna, VA. Long recognized as the leader in emergency medicine for Northern Virginia, The Hope Center maintains a close working relationship with a large number of primary veterinary hospitals in the area.

If you are interested in applying for a learning position or would like more information or a tour of our facilities contact us

Learning Positions

For information about our in learning positions (Internships/Externships) please see below:

  • Veterinary Technician Internship

    We offer paid internship openings for Veterinary Technician Students. The internship will rotate students through several different specialty services including Internal Medicine, Ophthalmology, Oncology, Laboratory, and Emergency.

    The internship program plays a large role in our teaching and mentoring programs which enables technician students to experience a wide range of what the veterinary technician profession has to offer.

    Applicants must be motivated professionals who enjoy challenging cases and learning new skills in a fun, fast-paced working environment. 

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  • Veterinarian Externship

    We offer offer a 1-year rotating internship for 4th year veterinary students to work in our emergency room on the nights and weekends.

    With the assistance of the veterinarians on duty, the externs will develop a set of differential diagnoses, recommended diagnostics and therapeutics, and may create a treatment sheet. The externs then can follow the progression of the case as the evening and the week progresses. Although externs cannot perform procedures, we encourage them to watch and assist in procedures and surgeries whenever possible.

    Applicants must be motivated professionals who enjoy challenging cases and learning new skills in a fun, fast-paced working environment.

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  • Veterinarian Internship

    We participate in the American Association of Veterinary Clinicians’ Veterinary Internship and Residency Matching Program. The Matching program facilitates a pairing between newly graduated veterinarians and hospitals nationwide.

    The internship is ideal for those seeking practical experience and in-depth training their first year as a veterinarian whether interested in pursuing a residency or going on to private practice.

    Primary case responsibility and many opportunities to learn specialized surgeries and emergency procedures is given to interns and mentorship from the emergency clinicians and specialists is always on hand. Interns will rotate through Emergency, Internal Medicine, Ophthalmology, Oncology, Cardiology, and Surgery. Mentorship is always available. 

    We are looking for enthusiastic, team-oriented individuals who take initiative to learn and practice the highest quality of medicine and thrive in a fast paced environment.

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New Patients Welcome 

Hope Advanced Veterinary Center is always accepting new patients! Our board-certified vets and specialists are passionate about restoring good health to Vienna's pets.

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Contact (703) 281-5121