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Veterinary Technician Internship Program

lila-in-primary-careSummary of Program

The veterinary technician internship program is a specialized internship for veterinary technicians wanting to focus in either anesthesia or emergency medicine and critical care. The program is designed to offer the technician the opportunity to increase knowledge and gain experience in a specific discipline.

Eligible Candidates

Candidates must be a graduate of an AVMA accredited Veterinary Technology program. Experienced technicians that are credentialed (certified, registered or licensed) will also be considered.

Application Process and Deadline

Candidates are required to submit an application with a letter of interest, a resume, two letters of professional reference (DVM, Credentialed Veterinary Technician, or Practice Manager), and documentation of credentials. Application packets from candidates should be received by the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine by February 28, 2017 by 5pm EST.

Number of Candidates

We are currently accepting one intern for Anesthesia and one intern for Emergency Medicine and Critical Care.

Salary and Benefits

The veterinary technician interns will be paid an annual salary of $29,500. Health insurance including dental and vision insurance is provided to the intern as part of the compensation package. The interns will be responsible for their own living accommodations.

Vacation/Personal Leave

The veterinary technician interns have 10 days paid personal leave during the year.


There will be core rotations, as well as elective rotations. The veterinary technician interns will be scheduled on overnight rotations, as well as weekends and holidays. Rotations will last from 1-4 weeks.


The technician will be notified of acceptance by March 31, 2017. The internship program dates are June 20, 2017 – June 30, 2018

To Apply

1. Download the UF Veterinary Technician Internship Application form
2. Application package consists of:
• Application form
• Resume
• Letter of interest
• 2 professional references
• College transcripts through the last semester completed (do not include Social Security number)
• Documentation of credentials
3. Send application package electronically by February 28, 2017 5pm EST to:
4. If you have questions about the program contact
Sheri Holloway or Maya Hester
University of Florida
College of Veterinary Medicine
2015 SW 16th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32608