We are seeking a veterinary student for an 8-10 week summer internship working as an assistant to our team of certified rehabilitation therapists and veterinarians. In addition to working side by side with our team caring for patients, the internship includes one-on-one meetings and hands-on opportunities in a variety of rehabilitation related topics including:
Evaluation and Diagnosis
Surgery vs Conservative Management
Indications for modalities
We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual with a strong interest in veterinary rehabilitation. While our summer internship is largely structured, our ideal intern speaks up about their interests and drives their own learning experience. We are seeking someone who is confident with patient handling, can communicate effectively with clients and is excited to be a part of our team.
Additional Salary Information: Temporary, $12/hr
About Integrative Pet Care
Integrative Pet Care is a busy stand-alone facility focused entirely on veterinary rehabilitation and sports medicine. Our rehab team includes 2 full-time veterinarians certified in canine rehabilitation, acupuncture and VSMT; 6 therapists certified in canine rehabilitation, 4 of whom are also certified in canine massage; and 2 therapy assistants. Our medical team is supported by an enthusiastic patient services and management crew. We value a collaborative, team approach to care with ongoing in-house training. We also have a robust year-round internship program for students of rehab courses and veterinary schools. Veterinarians perform exams, provide acupuncture and chiropractic treatments, and oversee all cases.
Our 6,000-square-foot facility is located in Chicago’s fast-growing Logan Square neighborhood and includes a sun-filled hydrotherapy room with resistance pool and 2 underwater treadmills, 4 spacious exam rooms and a large gym with custom therapeutic exercise equipment. We also have 2 class IV lasers, 2 class IIIb lasers, a Piezowave shockwave system, a therapeutic ultrasound, and TENS/NMES units.