Hatfield, Hertfordshire, Dorset, Devon, Wales
20 Nov 2018
13 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Contract

Departments of Clinical Science and Services and Pathobiology and Population Sciences

Applications are invited for Internships (one-year postgraduate clinical training programmes) in a variety of disciplines. Interns will enrol onto a Postgraduate Diploma in Veterinary Clinical Practice and are open to veterinary graduates holding a degree registrable with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.

Small Animal interns will receive advanced training and gain experience in the disciplines of internal medicine, soft tissue and orthopaedic surgery, anaesthesia, emergency and critical care, neurology and diagnostic imaging at the Queen Mother Hospital for Animals (Hawkshead campus).

Equine interns will receive advanced training and gain experience in the disciplines of surgery, internal medicine, anaesthesia and diagnostic imaging based in the Equine Referral Hospital (Hertfordshire campus). These internships count as a rotating internship for the Specialist European Colleges.

Production Animal interns will receive advanced training and gain experience including internal medicine and surgery, livestock health and production and theriogenology. There are 4 Production Animal internships on offer, 2 based at Synergy Farm Health in Dorset, 1 at Torch Farm Vets in Devon and 1 based at Fenton Vets in Wales.

13 Small Animal and 4 Equine Internships will commence on Monday 17th June 2019 for 54 weeks, 4 Production Animal Internships will commence Monday 8th July 2018 for 52 weeks. The current tax-free stipend is £15,100 per annum (subject to annual review).

For an informal discussion about these internships, please contact:

Small Animal:
Dr. Dominic Barfield ( or Dr. Zoe Halfacree (

Dr. Bettina Dunkel ( or Michael Hewetson (

Production Animal:
Dr. Richard Booth (

Closing date: Sunday 13th January 2019

Interview dates for Internships:

Small Animal – 18th/19th February 2019
Equine – 28th February 2019
Production Animal – 27th February 2019

For further details and how to apply for these programmes, please click the apply button or email

We promote equality of opportunity and diversity within the workplace and welcome applications from all sections of the community.