Student Externship Opportunities

Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital proudly offers personalized DMV , as well as RVT student Externships to match the needs and areas of interest for every student. Come experience our hospital for a few days or a few weeks. We offer 1 on 1 mentoring by our board-certified specialists. You’ll find our high-volume caseload hospital to be fulfilling and a beneficial experience to enhance your training.

We are proud of our status as teaching hospital. We make sure there is a heavy emphasis placed on you getting the most out of your Externship.

Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital offers personalized Externships to fit into your busy schedule!  Come experience our hospital for a few days or a few weeks.  We offer 1 on 1 mentoring by specialists and senior clinicians, and with our high-volume caseload, it will be a fulfilling and beneficial way to spend your Externship! We can schedule you with one of our many specialty services, such as Internal Medicine, Oncology, Surgery, Neurology, Cardiology, Exotics, Ophthalmology, or with our fast- paced ER/Critical Care department.

With leading edge technology at the forefront of our facility, we have the ability to offer an in-house reference lab (IDEXX), ultrasound, echocardiography, digital radiography, including: fluoroscopy, Vimago, CT scan & MRI, radioactive Iodine therapy, laparoscopy, arthroscopy, bronchoscopy, rhinoscopy, ECG, telemetry, and critical care monitoring equipment, for outstanding patient care.

At Metropolitan, you will get the hands-on clinical experience you are looking for and also be part of the exceptional patient care we provide our patients.

During your visit, we hope you get a chance to experience NE Ohio, and everything we have to offer. This includes arts and culture, outdoor recreation, and fine dining.

Applicants who are interested can contact our Internship-Externship Administrator, Jeni Smith, at [email protected] or call at 330-666-2976 Ext 347.  

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Interested in Working With Us?

We are always on the lookout for talented, caring, professional individuals to join our team. If you’re interested in being part of the Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital staff, simply visit our profile on to see all available positions!