Veterinary Intership & Externship

Hilton Animal Hospital offers small animal clinical rotations, veterinary (DVM / VMD) student externships and summer internships for enrolled veterinary students. Students with ties to the Virginia- Hampton Roads Area will be given preference in available slots Applicants must be US citizens and currently enrolled in a US accredited College of Veterinary Medicine; pursuing a DVM  / VMD degree. A $500-$2000 stipend is offered. The amount depends on the number of days spent at the practice. We are seeking interns and externs that are interested in working through cases with our veterinarians. Students will be expected to perform and interpret diagnostics alongside their mentor veterinarian, as well as assist with procedures. Our clinic stays busy with preventive medicine, dentistry, surgery, dermatology, and emergency medicine. Students who are interested in learning small animal general practice in a fun and supportive atmosphere are encouraged to contact Dr. Martin Fink   (  

About Our Hospital

  • Beautiful, Clean and Organized 4 doctor Hospital
  • Privately owned
  • Wonderful Clients and a Fantastic Staff
  • Easy to use Electronic Medical Records
  • Full In-house laboratory
  • Digital radiology with radiology telemedicine
  • Digital Ultrasound with Color Doppler
  • Telemedicine consultations with radiologists, cardiologists and ultra-sonographers
  • State of the art dental equipment
  • Soft tissue and orthopedic surgery –mentoring available
  • State of the art anesthesia with ventilator
  • Blood pressure monitor, EKG and pulse oximeter monitoring
  • Supported by several emergency and specialty referral hospitals

Hilton Animal Hospital is a well-equipped full service veterinary hospital. We offer a fun & fulfilling work environment; with a focus on work-life- balance. Our approach to client service allows time for the right individual to grow professionally and become part of our veterinary family.

Our friendly and professional staff takes time to build relationships with our clients and delivers personalized care to every patient. We pride ourselves in our high level of expertise and always striving for the Best-Standard-of-Care; but with compassion and consideration for clients that are looking for a more balanced approach. We communicate with our clients and collaborate about our cases. Mentorship and developing new skills are a cornerstone of our practice.

Location: Our practice is centrally located in an area that spans from historic Williamsburg to cosmopolitan Virginia Beach. The cities of Newport News, Hampton; Norfolk, Portsmouth and Suffolk form the middle. The climate is temperate with plenty of indoor and outdoor activities available. Hampton Roads offers access to a huge selection of metropolitan goods, services and activities. However, among the cities, are countless charming residential communities that offer a small-town, neighborly feel, with several excellent school systems to pick from. The area offers many cultural events, festivals, concerts, and community happenings as well as being well represented with churches, shopping areas, restaurants, social organizations, etc.

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