Student AVMA (SAVMA)

International Veterinary Opportunities in North America - SAVMA IVSA

 International Opportunities for Veterinary Students

SAVMA Chapter of the International Veterinary Student Association

Asia | Africa | Australia | Europe | Central/South America | North America | Worldwide

North America

Contact the IVSA Global regional representative: americasativsa [dot] org (americas[at]ivsa[dot]org), if you are a student interested in exchanges in this region. For more specific contact information for a IVSA Member Organization in an area or region, please visit:

Veterinary student exchange opportunities are currently available in the following countries:

If you know of additional opportunities, please savmaieoatgmail [dot] com (contact us) to let us know the details.


Christian Veterinary Mission
Christian Veterinary Mission exists to share the love of Christ through veterinary medicine. Working in communities worldwide, CVM equips and encourages veterinary professionals and students to build relationships with others through the use of their veterinary knowledge and skills so that lives are transformed.

Externships, Apprenticeships/Preceptorships, and short term missions are available.

Countries include Tanzania, Mongolia, Honduras, India, Kenya, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, and others.

For more information:


Colorado State Veterinary Summer Scholars Program
Experience veterinary medicine in a variety of environments, cultures, and locations. Opportunities abound for service learning, expanding your veterinary skillset, and more. Topics include equine medicine, herd health, public health and food safety, livestock health, shelter medicine, and emergency and critical care.

For more information, please visit the website:

United States

For information on student exchange opportunities in the United States, visit the Student Externship Locator in the Veterinary Career Center.