Research Opportunities Outside AVC

Summer Veterinary Research Scholars Program at Kansas State University 

The Veterinary Research Scholars Program at Kansas State University is a 3 month summer research experience where veterinary students are paired with faculty researchers to conduct summer research.

Read more on the Kansas State University website 

National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
NIH Summer Internship Opportunities for Veterinary Students

For information about the summer internships please see the following link:

For full consideration for the limited positions they offer, please submit your completed application, including letters of recommendation by 12:00 pm (EST), Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at the following website:

They ask that all applicants inform them of their intentions to apply to the NIH Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research by email to:

Georgia Veterinary Scholars Program

The University of Georgia is now accepting applications for the Georgia Veterinary Scholars Program, a paid 12 week summer research program for rising 2ndand 3rdyear veterinary students. Please visit the website at further information on the program.  Applications are due by February 1, 2019. Please note two letters of recommendation are required and one letter must be from a professor at the applicant’s veterinary school. References must provide their feedback by February 7, 2019. 

Colorado State University Veterinary Student Summer Scholar Program

The 2019 Veterinary Student Summer Scholar program at CSU will run from May 20-Aug 2 this year. The application due date is February 8, 2019 at 11:59 PM. Application website and other details can be found here:

It is important that students identify a mentor at the time of application, and the research mentor will need to provide a letter acknowledging that they have a position for the applicant, Mentors can be identified by reviewing the “Faculty by Research Area” on this website, or students can contact program director Dr. Sue VandeWoude,  

Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine Summer Veterinary Research Program

The Summer Veterinary Student Research Program runs for 9 weeks throughout the summer. The application is due on Feburary 1, 2019. Application website and other details can be found at:

2019 Veterinary Investigator Program (VIP) at Cornell University

Cornell Univeristy’s Veterinary Investigator Program (VIP) will be held from June 3 through August 9, 2019. The deadline to submit applications is Feburary 8, 2019. Additional program details and the application can be found at:

2019 CVM Summer Scholar Research Program at Iowa State University 

Iowa State University CVM Summer Scholar Research Program invites first and second year veterinary students from accredited veterinary colleges in the United States and Canada to apply to their program. Applications will open on January 9, 2019 and close on February 8, 2019 at 11:50 pm. Further details can be found at:

The Boehringer Ingelheim – NIH Veterinary Research Scholar Program at Johns Hopkins University

The Department of Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology is pleased to offer five summer research fellowships for veterinary students sponsored by the Boehringer Ingelheim Veterinary Scholars Program and the NIH. The deadline for this competitive program is Friday, February 1, 2019.

Further details can be found at:

Atlantic Veterinary College

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