Internship and Work-Study Opportunities

Veterinary Technician Internship and Work-Study Opportunities

Below is a listing of formal veterinary technician internship/work-study programs as well as a list of local hospitals that are willing to take on student veterinary technician interns. Students should contact a hospital/facility directly to obtain information on intern opportunities available. The NHVTA does not sponsor or recommend any specific hospital or facility. We make no warranties regarding the quality of the intern experience provided.

Paid Internships

University of Tennessee Small Animal Teaching Hospital – Knoxville, TN
This is a paid internship for graduates of AVMA Accredited programs.


Peterson & Smith Equine Hospital – Ocala, FL
Equine veterinary medicine work study program.

Select Breeders Services – Chesapeake City, MD
Equine breeding internships available.


New England Aquarium – Boston, MA
Senior Year or Post-graduate Students only. 4 days/week for a minimum of 6 weeks.

Zoo New England – Franklin Park Zoo – Boston, MA
For Veterinary Technician students in their last year of an accredited Veterinary Technician program while pursuing a career in exotic or wildlife medicine. Unpaid. Five week rotations.

Staten Island Zoo – Staten Island, NY
The internship is open to students who are currently enrolled, or recently graduated (within 1 year) in a veterinarian program. Past experience in animal hospitals is a must. The Zoo will provide on-the-job training.

 List of local hospitals willing to take veterinary technician interns.

Capital Area Veterinary Emergency Service (Concord, NH)
Tel: (603)227-1199

Claremont Animal Hospital (Claremont, NH)
Contact: Karin Thyng
Tel: (603) 543-0117

Veterinary Emergency Center of Manchester  (Manchester, NH)
Contact: Mary Wiley, CVT, VTS
Tel: (603) 666-6677 

Contact: Dr Glen Chip Grier


Animal Medical Center of New England and Animal Hospital of Nashua (Nashua, NH)
Contact Renee DeSimone, BS, CVT, CCRA
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 603-821-7222

Fremont Animal Hospital (Fremont, NH)
Contact: Peter Karamourtopoulos
Tel. (603) 895-0618
Email: [email protected]