Pre-Veterinary Summer Internship Program
The Department of Animal and Veterinary Science at the University of Idaho sponsors a summer internship program at
the Caine Veterinary Teaching Center in Caldwell. This internship is open to Animal and Veterinary Science Department
pre-vet majors at the University of Idaho.
Approximately 10 weeks in duration, this internship provides undergraduates in the pre-veterinary curriculum an
opportunity to gain experience and hands-on training in multiple areas of food animal medicine and surgery,
understand the basic principles of livestock production medicine, and acquire exposure to routine laboratory
diagnostics and research settings.
ANNOUNCING THE SUMMER 2014 INTERN — PATRICK SNYDER
We are pleased to announce that the 2014 recipient of the Dawn and Wes Downs Pre-Veterinary Summer Internship at the University of Idaho, Caine Veterinary Teaching Center is Patrick Snyder. Patrick is currently a senior at the University of Idaho working towards a B.S. degree in Animal and Veterinary Science – PreVet Option (AVS). On completion of his baccalaureate degree, Patrick plans to further his career by attending veterinary school.
As the recipient of this internship, Patrick is spending 10 weeks this summer at the Caine Veterinary Teaching Center in Caldwell. He will earn academic credit during this time, and receive a scholarship awarded through a gift by the J.A. Wedum Foundation.
Patrick is very excited about his internship at the Caine Center this summer, and feels this opportunity will help provide him with a greater understanding of the large animal veterinary profession. From an Idaho animal agricultural background, Patrick grew up on a small farm near Boise, where his family raised Black Angus cattle and horses. He has several years of experience working in veterinary clinics and hospitals.