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Internship - Oakham Veterinary Hospital - Leicestershire

20 Sep 2021 BEVA

Short Profile

The School of Veterinary Medicine and Science, University of Nottingham and Oakham Veterinary Hospital has developed an exciting 12-month internship with a postgraduate certificate (PG Cert) programme for early career veterinary surgeons interested in developing their clinical skills in equine studies combining clinical training with a formal qualification. Due to the increasing caseload, we are now able to offer a THIRD internship starting in Feb/March 2022.

Job Description

The internships will be based at Oakham Veterinary Hospital, a clinical associate practice of the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science, where students have an opportunity to experience both first opinion and referral cases during their final year rotations. A team of eight practice veterinary surgeons is assisted by University staff specialising in equine medicine, equine surgery and veterinary sports medicine. The hospital provides a diverse case load to support clinical training supported by excellent clinical facilities. Clinical training will be provided in three core rotations a) Internal medicine/ critical care, b) Orthopaedics/surgery c)Anaesthesia. The intern will be expected to complement the teaching of University of Nottingham veterinary undergraduates.

Each position is offered for twelve months subject to satisfactory progress. Accommodation is provided in a shared flat on site, together with a stipend.


Please note, due to the placement requirements of this course, it not available to those who require immigration sponsorship from the University of Nottingham to study/work in the UK. If you would like to ask questions about your situation, you can contact the Visa and Immigration team at the University: www.nottingham.ac.uk/studywithus/international-applicants/visa-help/adviser.aspx

If you hold immigration permission under the EU Settlement Scheme, you are permitted to study this course. More information about the EU Settlement Scheme is given here: www.gov.uk/settled-status-eu-citizens-families

The successful applicants will receive a scholarship that will fund University post-graduate tuition fees and the stipend.  Applicants whose first language is not English must present evidence of having achieved an IELTS score of at least 7.5 (with a minimum of 7.0 in each component) at the time of application.


Please send your CV and a letter of intent to sv-pg-vet@exmail.nottingham.ac.uk

by 18th October 2021.  For further information or any application queries, please address these to sv-pg-vet@exmail.nottingham.ac.uk

Interviews of shortlisted applicants are scheduled for 4thNovember 2021 and are likely to be in person.