Silent Heroes Foundation helps facilitate externships at several project sites for veterinary students from around the world. We offer a variety of experiences for the veterinary student, including programs for clinical work, wildlife fieldwork, laboratory, and veterinary research. The externship program in Africa is a great way to utilize your veterinary skills in a unique and challenging setting, while gaining valuable and exciting experience in international veterinary medicine.
SHF does not provide funding for veterinary students, although we do allow students to fundraise for their opportunity through our Foundation (contact Dr. Adams for details). We facilitate the opportunity and may provide support in terms of supplies needed for research or clinical work. In addition to helping organize your opportunity, Dr. Adams will work as a mentor to assist you with your work abroad and to ensure your experience is worthwhile.
To apply for the program, please submit a letter of introduction, CV, 2 letters of recommendation, and the completed application to Dr. Adams at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Download the veterinary student externship application. This is an interactive PDF form. You may download, complete, and save the form, then simply email to us at the above email address. Make sure you have the most recent version of Adobe Acrobat Reader.
There is a $25 application & processing fee. To pay, click here.
For a list of current opportunities, please email Dr. Adams at email@example.com.
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