Université de Montréal Veterinary Clinical Sciences

Internship Program . Posted: April 2022

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This rotating internship in veterinary clinical sciences is an intensive graduate training program of 12 months (53 weeks) duration. A certificate is awarded upon completion of the program. The program includes clinical training (in medicine, surgery anesthesia, reproduction, lameness) and participation in clinical teaching rounds and teaching laboratories. Interns will work in the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vétérinaire (CHUV) and will be supervised by clinicians and the program coordinator. Also, interns will provide out of hours care and emergency care for the patients on a rotating basis (according to the terms of the equine hospital). Interns are eligible for 3 weeks of vacation determined by the hospital. Veterinary medical activities performed outside the internship program must be declared to the program director and to the associate dean for clinical training and continuing education.

· Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent
· License from the Ordre des Médecins Vétérinaires du Québec before starting the program
· License to practice
· Working knowledge of French

TUITION FEES (Amounts shown are in Canadian currency):
· Landed immigrants and Canadian citizens living in Quebec, French citizens, Francophone Belgian citizens : +/- $5,700 / year
· Landed immigrants and Canadian citizens not living in Quebec : +/- $14,400 / year
· Other nationalities : +/- $20,200 / year

For further information regarding special funding, foreign applicants, with the exception of French and Belgian francophone applicants, please contact Mrs. Marie-Ève Bouchard at marie-eve.bouchard.1@umontreal.ca

SALARY: The candidate receives $ 19 5 00 for 5 3 weeks. T o these amounts are added 3 . 6 % for benefits and 3 % for the payment o f public holidays.

Intern responsibilities:
(1) Out-of-hour duties based on the clinical schedule;
(2) Patient care during undergraduate student’s vacation;
(3) Clinical teaching duties.

PROGRAM DURATION: July 13th, 2022 to July 19th, 2023 (For the intern on call, the program will end at 8:00 am the next day)

Any interested applicant must complete an application form and submit the following documents by April 15, 2022 at the latest:
· Please contact Ms. Marie-Ève Bouchard at marie-eve.bouchard.1@umontreal.ca  to inform her of your intent to apply;
· Complete the application; https://admission.umontreal.ca/admission/depot-de-la-demande/demande-dadmission  ($109.50 fee) and submit the following documents: a letter of intent, a resume (CV) and transcripts;
· The email addresses of three references will be needed during the application process; the references will have to fill out a form sent to them directly by the Université de Montréal and need to return the completed form. No other forms or reference letters will be needed;
· Students having done a traineeship at the University Hospital must provide their assessment with their application.

Important: Please indicate the position you are interested in on the application form

Candidate selection
The selected candidate will be contacted on April 29th, 2022 by phone and email. The candidate will have 24 hours to accept or decline the position. If a candidate withdraws, the next candidate on the rank list will be contacted until all positions are filled. The rank list will not be disclosed. This process can take several days. Candidates on the waiting list will be notified by email and a written letter. Candidates not selected will be notified in writing.

For information on the admission process please contact:
Ms. Marie-Ève Bouchard, Student Affairs, Faculté de médecine vétérinaire marie-eve.bouchard.1@umontreal.ca 
Phone: 450 773-8521 or 514 345-8521 extension 8224

**Students having done more than 3 months of training in the CHUV's equine hospital during their 5th year are exempt from providing 3 letters / grids, however evaluations of the training are to be annexed to the application.  Letters and grids from veterinarians outside the CHUB are however welcome. **