The College of Veterinary Medicine maintains a database of externship listings for students who are looking to build up their professional experiences prior to graduating with their DVM degrees.

A two-week-minimum externships provides professional students with the opportunity to study either with specialists or in unique areas of veterinary medical practice or research. Students are able to take as much of a role in daily activities at the facility as the practitioner deems appropriate.


For Students seeking Externships

KSUCVM Externship Database Search here for current listings.

For Externship approvals, please fill out and submit this form: http://www.vet.k-state.edu/asp/externships/approval-form.aspx.

  • After you submit the externship approval form, if you have not received approval/denial notification within two weeks, please contact Kate Drew at krdrew@vet.k-state.edu. If we do not electronically receive the externship approval form, another request will need to be submitted. Thank you.

Radiation Safety Procedures while on externship (PDF Requires Login)


For Practices seeking Externs

If you are with an organization and would like to submit an Externship to be listed in our searchable database, please create an account and enter the Externship description at https://www.vet.k-state.edu/externship/externship.html. You will be asked to set up a profile so that you can provide information about your facility and services. Your account will enable you to list additional Externship opportunities in the future.

For any questions relating to the database, please email dcs@vet.k-state.edu.