Environmental Training/Service

Opportunities for Veterinarians in Conservation, Environmental, Wildlife, and Zoological Medicine

Interested in gaining veterinary medical experience in the fields of conservation, environmental, wildlife, or zoological medicine? Search here to find opportunities to expand skills and knowledge in these areas.
NOTE: Traditional job listings are not included here. If you are interested in a full-time career in one of these disciplines, please review available jobs in our Veterinary Career Center.

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Spearheaded by the AVMA's Committee on Environmental Issues, this searchable database serves as a central location of contact information for a variety of training and work opportunities – including externships, internships and other work experiences – for both veterinarians and veterinary students. The database is comprised of items submitted to us by program hosts or gathered from public sources.

These sometimes hard-to-find, unique programs can provide opportunities for veterinarians and students who want more options in gaining real-life experiences, either paid or unpaid, within these disciplines. With diverse programs ranging in length from a few days to a few years, and located in all parts of the United States and beyond, finding experience-building opportunities that fit into your schedule is now much easier.