Hands-on Student Externship for any Year with Mentorship!
Midwest Animal Hospital
Location: Orland Park, Illinois
4 Year Degree
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Are you looking for a truly unique externship experience that will immerse you in all of the excitement and teamwork of a thriving, 10 doctor, small animal general practice? If you are looking for an experienced mentor to guide you on your journey from school to real life practice, we are the place for you!
Here at Midwest Animal Hospital, we offer individualized, paid externshipopportunities for preclinical and clinical veterinary students. We have experience hosting veterinary student externs and we love to foster student growth and development. We believe hands-on experience is the foundation to a successful career, so our goal is to expose you to a variety of veterinary services and real life medical and surgical cases to make the most of your veterinary school experience. You will be paired with a doctor every day so that you can receive individualized mentorship and ongoing collaboration. We focus your time on your specific interests such as dentistry, soft tissue surgery, internal medicine, emergency medicine, and much more.
During this externship, you will have the opportunity to
Perform comprehensive, head to toe exams on patients and give them each the love and care they deserve
Perform spays and neuters on rescue animals
Practice technical skills (IV catheters placement, intubation, drawing blood etc.)
Work side by side with experienced veterinarians and technicians
Assist with surgical and medical procedures
Use the most up to date medical equipment including ultrasound, digital X-ray, LigaSure, CT, endoscope
Develop treatment plans, discuss diagnostic test results, and participate in client communication
We are located in Orland Park, Il. Our location provides the best of both worlds due to our suburban atmosphere, but only a short 40 minute drive to the excitement of the city. Student housing options are available!
Enrolled in an accredited Doctor for Veterinary Medicine Program
Authorized to work in the United States
Available to work days, evenings, and weekends
If you have any questions or would like more information regarding this opportunity, please contact Dr. Ashley Sawa at Dr.MidwestAH@gmail.com or (815) 715-5990. You can send your resume to me directly.
Midwest Animal Hospital is a full-service 10-doctor small animal practice in Orland Park, IL. We prioritize a healthy work/life balance for all of our team members, we believe that individualized mentorship is the key to a successful career, and we look forward to sharing our experience and expertise with you through ongoing collaboration. We specialize in providing high quality, compassionate, and convenient care. We offer a variety of services including ultrasound, digital x-ray, digital dental x-ray, computed tomography, soft tissue surgery, orthopedic surgery, laser therapy, laparoscopic surgery, stem cell therapy, rehabilitation, reproduction, and acupuncture.