Veterinary Extern

Tampa, FL
Student (High School)

Extern Job Description

Employment type: Externship   Experience Level: Entry level  

Company Overview

Tampa Bay Vets is a busy, AAHA accredited animal hospital practice with six locations in Tampa, FL. We pride ourselves on practicing the best quality medicine for our patients.

We are in the forefront of medical technology, providing:



Cold Laser Therapy



Digital Radiography

Advanced Surgeries and

Physical Rehabilitation services.

Job Summary

The Tampa Bay Vets Externship program is intended to provide an in-hospital learning opportunity for veterinary students who are interested in furthering their education and who are planning a future in our field.

Job responsibilities

  Externs will be able to work with patients, alongside our veterinary team members. Typical programs last 2 to 6 weeks based on the student's availability and the school's requirements. Participants will be provided the chance to work with patients and clientele and to participate in procedures associated with routine and urgent care situations.

 We strongly encourage our externs to :

  • Be Self motivated
  • Ask questions
  • Be proactive in their on-site education.
  • Have a high sense of urgency with regard to client satisfaction and timely patient care
  • Have good communication throughout the program so all expectations stay aligned


A few reasons why students want to extern at our animal hospitals:

Wonderful atmosphere for learning with opportunity for growth!

Family oriented environment!

Six locations!

You will make a difference in the lives of our clients/patients!

Flexible hours

AAHA accredited veterinary hospitals!

State-of-the-art equipment and technology!

Opportunity for hire once you graduate

CVT’s, LVT’s, RVT’s, CVPM and Board Certified Veterinarians on staff!


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