For Students

NPVC welcomes students for ride alongs.

College students are required to send a resume and letter of your career intentions for consideration.


What to Bring: Boots, several pairs of coveralls, and lunch is required.  Dress for the weather.



Veterinary Student Summer Externship

This person will be assigned to a veterinarian on a daily basis providing complete exposure to all facets of dairy production, medicine, emergency services and receive a wage.

Duties: Inventory stocking of trucks, on farm inventory, treatment recording, treatment administration (injections, IV, IM, SQ, oral fluids, bolus), physical exams, surgical prep, cleaning of practice vehicle, specimen collection (blood, feces, milk), lab submissions. Laboratory procedures: milk cultures, sensitivities, data collection, forage particle separation, BCS, etc.

Hours/ Schedule: Monday-Friday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm  and  Saturday 8:00 am- 12:00 pm during summer months. Time off for other activities is available.

Compensation: $3000.00 - 10 week program

Selection Criteria:

Priority consideration is given to an Ohio veterinary student who is an AABP member between their 2nd and 3rd year. The candidate who is best prepared by prior dairy experience and indicates the greatest commitment to clinical dairy practice will be selected. Please submit a resume and letter of intent, which should include dairy/agriculture/food animal experiences, references, and future goals after graduation. 

Submission deadline is March 1 

Selection notification is March 31

Please submit resume to:

New Pittsburg Large Animal Clinic

1436 W. Old Lincoln Way

Wooster, Ohio 44691