Veterinary Student Extern

Rochester, Minnesota
Heritage Pet Hospital
Temporary (6 Months or Less)

Attention 3rd and 4th year veterinary students looking for externships for their clinical year!

Lakefield Veterinary Group is a family-owned company that believes shared values, long-term commitment, and an empathetic, supportive culture are paramount to providing quality care for pets and rewarding careers for the people who care for them. With over 70 hospitals across ten states - General Practice, Mixed Animal Practice, Emergency, Urgent Care, Specialty and Equine - there's something for everyone at Lakefield Veterinary Group!

Our family of hospitals welcomes student externships and preceptorships providing hands-on training, mentorship, and management skill development for both students and recent graduates.  Lakefield's core values of learning, respect, wow service, and "do the right thing" foster our unique family culture creating a great learning environment.  Our partnership with World Vets and giving back mindset further demonstrates our practice philosophy. 

We believe veterinary practices are as unique as the pets they serve, but the best have one thing in common, they are a labor of love. We share your passion for veterinary medicine and are grateful for the opportunity to work with you.

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*This is a paid externship for 4th year students (ie: within one year of graduation) currently enrolled in an AVMA accredited College of Veterinary Medicine and you must be authorized to work in the United States.


**Unpaid position for students in first, second, or third year of veterinary school, however, paid summer jobs may be available pending hospital & location. Please contact hospitals in your area directly for more information about summer job opportunities.