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Veterinary Educational Opportunities

Veterinary Educational Opportunities

Veterinary Externship

Mystic Aquarium offers a unique opportunity for veterinary students to learn from our veterinary specialists through our veterinary externship program. This 3-4 week long program is designed to provide fourth-year veterinary students the opportunity to gain experience in aquatic animal medicine, husbandry, and wildlife conservation. Students assist veterinarians in caring for a diverse range of species including belugas, seals, sea lions, fish, invertebrates, sea turtles, terrestrial reptiles, penguins, amphibians, sharks and stingrays. Students apply for the position one year prior to the desired externship.  For more information click here; Veterinary Extern Application

Veterinary Internship  

Mystic Aquarium offers graduate veterinarians the opportunity for advanced training in aquatic animal medicine and research through our veterinary internship program. During this training program, the veterinary intern works and studies under the mentorship of the veterinary team with the objective of expanding their knowledge and clinical skills in the care of aquatic species. In addition, veterinary interns gain experience in wildlife conservation, scientific research, and scholarly writing. For more information click here; Veterinary Internship Application

Mystic Aquarium is proud to have played a role in the careers of its intern alumni, see where they are now (click here)