Veterinary Assistant Emergency and Specialty Center Internship

Offered at Pieper Memorial Emergency and Specialty Center

Are you looking to advance your career in veterinary assisting, strengthen your clinical skills or build your resume? This internship provides students with an opportunity to become involved in the care of animals who require advanced veterinary services.

This 30 hour internship will provide opportunity for the student(s) to explore the different facets of veterinary medicine you could pursue as a certified veterinary assistant. Pieper-Memorial specialties include Emergency and Critical Care, Neurology, Internal Medicine, Surgery, Radiology, Oncology, and Physical Therapy. Upon successful completion of the course, students earn a college certificate.

Due to the limited availability of these individual internships, students must apply for this course. The application can be found on the college website at Internships are scheduled individually on a rolling basis. There is no closing date or due date for the applications. Prerequisite: Veterinary Assistant Certificate

Fall 2019 Courses

Refund Policy

A  full tuition refund can be made when you withdraw from your course at least 3 working days before the course start date. Once the course has started, refunds are only provided under special circumstances and require a written request to the Continuing Education Office. They are reviewed on a case-by-case basis. A refund is not guaranteed.


Diane Bordonaro, MSN RN

Director of Non-Credit Programs
Phone: 860-343-5716
Office Location: Snow Hall, Room 508

Jennifer Mueller

Continuing Ed Assistant/CT Pathways Coordinator
Phone: 860-343-5782
Office Location: Snow Hall Rm. 515