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We offer educational and professional opportunities for those interested in pursuing a career in animal medicine. Students regularly contact our hospital to do internships or externships. We believe that the experience we can provide for students is invaluable to their personal and professional growth.

If you love animals and people and want to be a part of making their lives better, see what positions we have available and contact us today.

Large Animal Veterinary Intern

The Elkhorn Veterinary Clinic offers a 1-year equine and farm animal internship to help the right candidate launch a successful veterinary career. Our clinic has 7 large animal veterinarians and experienced support staff to provide outstanding mentorship, a supportive environment, and a competitive salary with full benefits. Our practice believes in family, setting boundaries, and work-life balance. To qualify for the internship, the candidate must have or be able to obtain a Wisconsin and Illinois veterinary license as well as a valid driver’s license.

Our large animal internship provides structured mentorship in all aspects of equine ambulatory practice including preventive care, dentistry, lameness, internal medicine, reproduction, and 24-hour emergency ambulatory care. Additional mentorship will include commercial and pet farm animal ambulatory medicine represented by bovine (principally dairy), small ruminants, camelids, potbellied pigs, as well as some exotics. Currently, the caseload is approximately 75% equine, 20% farm animal, and under 5% exotic and pot-bellied pig. 

This internship is an excellent opportunity to join a progressive, highly-respected clinic that practices excellent veterinary medicine with compassion toward the patients, clients, and clinic staff. If you are interested in furthering your equine and farm animal veterinary knowledge in a safe, supportive environment please contact us. You may reach us at 262-723-2644 or email Margie Black, Intern Coordinator, at

Small Animal CVT (Certified Veterinary Technician)

Elkhorn Veterinary Clinic is seeking a dedicated and skilled Small Animal CVT (Certified Veterinary Technician) to join our team. We are looking for a motivated individual who is passionate about providing high-quality care to our small animal patients. If you possess excellent technical skills, a strong work ethic, and a commitment to teamwork, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity.


Assist veterinarians during surgeries and procedures

Monitor anesthesia and patient vital signs

Perform animal restraint with care and compassion

Conduct venipuncture and collect samples for laboratory testing

Proficiently operate laboratory equipment and interpret results

Utilize radiology and dental radiology equipment effectively

Perform dental scaling procedures with precision

Educate clients on various aspects of animal care and wellness

Provide exceptional customer service and address client inquiries and concerns

Collaborate with the veterinary team to ensure smooth workflow and optimal patient care


Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT) qualification

Proven experience in anesthesia monitoring and surgical assistance

Proficient in animal restraint techniques

Skilled in venipuncture and sample collection

Strong knowledge of laboratory procedures and equipment

Familiarity with radiology and dental radiology techniques

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Ability to multitask and stay focused in a fast-paced and chaotic environment

Detail-oriented with a commitment to accuracy

Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team


Competitive salary commensurate with experience

Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage

Employee discounts on veterinary services and products

Generous paid time off (PTO) and sick leave

Profit sharing program

401k retirement plan

Join our team of dedicated professionals at Elkhorn Veterinary Clinic and contribute to the well-being of our small animal patients. To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and references to or drop them off at our clinic. We look forward to reviewing your application.

Note: Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.