Our comprehensive 1-year internship program leaves behind the outdated sink-or-swim training mentality. Here, you'll thrive in a supportive environment focused on honing your skills in patient assessment and care, crafting precise diagnostic and treatment plans, mastering complex cases, and refining your client communication abilities.
The Foundations for a Fulfilling Veterinary Career
Diverse Clinical Exposure
With rotations in Cardiology, Neurology, Internal Medicine, Surgery, Diagnostic Imaging, Exotics, Hospice, Pain Management, Urgent Care, ER, and ICU, you'll be guided by experts in each field, ensuring a comprehensive learning experience.
Engage in Journal Club, M&M Rounds, Grand Rounds, and Specialty Rounds as integral parts of your weekly schedule. Unlock a wealth of Continuing Education opportunities, including exclusive access to our industry-leading training resource, atDove, tailored to help you fulfill your CE requirements.
Interns are matched with an experienced ER clinician for 1-on-1 mentorship. This unique experience is also enriched by monthly rounds dedicated to Intern wellness, guided by our Veterinary Well-being Program Director.
From hands-on clinical experience to personalized mentorship, our Internship Program and EmpowER DVM Mentorship Program are tailored to equip you with the skills and confidence needed to excel in the field of veterinary medicine, ensuring you embark on a truly fulfilling career.
"The support at DoveLewis was the most valuable part of the internship. I was able to formulate my own treatment plan and have primary communication with the clients, but always had a seasoned clinician by my side to support and give new insight into my decisions. Unlike the university setting where the gold standard is a must, I enjoyed the challenge of presenting a variety of treatment options that both benefitted the patient and was feasible for the client."
Embarking on a rotating internship is a pivotal decision, one that demands careful consideration. From honing specialized skills to forging invaluable connections, this experience calls for a thoughtful evaluation of its potential impact on your veterinary career.