Summer is a great time to gain veterinary, animal, and research experience! The links below lead to the websites of various universities and organizations that past Duke pre-vet students found useful in finding internships. They list and describe hundreds of opportunities available to you. However, please keep in mind that the below list is not exhaustive! Do your own research, ask veterinarians/mentors/other pre-vet students for advice, and reach out to organizations that interest you about available opportunities. Some of the coolest experiences are found in hidden places!
If the above data bases seem daunting, start by exploring the links below to individual summer opportunities.
ZOO AND AQUARIUM INTERNSHIPS
WILDLIFE CONSERVATION AND REHABILITATION INTERNSHIPS
INTERNSHIPS ABROAD (#=program has tuition cost/program fee)
PROGRAMS AT VETERINARY SCHOOLS FOR UNDERGRADUATES