VCA's Externship Program allows students to gain valuable real-world experience by taking what you've learned in the classroom and bringing it to the clinic. Veterinary Students in their 3rd or 4th year of school can apply for an externship with VCA Animal Hospitals as part of their formal externship blocks. Our Externship Program gives you incredible access to a network of over 600 hospitals and more than 3,000 practitioners and specialists, all excited to meet and mentor the future doctors of the Veterinary profession. By participating in our Externship Program, you have the opportunity to meet the staff, learn about the cases, and increase your chance to practice or do an internship at VCA. Put your career on the right path and express your interest for an Externship with VCA.