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We also offer externship programs for veterinary students and veterinary technician students. 

Veterinary externships are available for veterinary students with a primary professional interest in equine veterinary medicine. Visits may be scheduled throughout the year for a minimum of one week and up to a one-month visit.  Externships are limited to third and fourth year veterinary students only.  Externs work intimately with our doctors with patient care and assisting the technical staff. Externs are also welcome in clinical rounds and in journal club. During the externship students are expected to assist practitioners as needed and are on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Limited housing accommodations are provided at the clinic and include a private room with television and bathroom.  Liability insurance will be provided by the clinic. Externs are responsible for their own medical insurance.  

To request an externship application or for additional information, please contact us at gbe1@live.com or call us at (775) 265-7800. The student must submit a letter of intent, CV and the specific dates you would like to visit to the above email or mailing address. After the applications are received, externships are approved and notifications and date confirmations sent to students.

The Veterinary Technician externship program is for students enrolled in accredited Veterinary Technician curriculums. The program provides off campus experience under the supervision of a licensed veterinary technician.

Great Basin Equine Hospital is a member of the AAEP Avenues program.  We offer a year long internship position that focuses on general practice, emergencies, surgery, and anesthesia with exposure to reproduction, dentistry, radiology and practice management.  Please see our informational page on the Avenues database for information on applying, breakdown of case load, and benefits or submit a resume to Dr. Shane Miller. 


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