VetPAC Internship

The VetPAC Internship is a unique and competitive leadership program in which Pre-Veterinary students are provided the opportunity and challenge of developing and coordinating events, activities, and initiatives under the mentorship of VetPAC Program Director, Dr. Shweta Trivedi. Interns will also network with professionals in the field, attend special conferences, and will earn up to two credit hours of On-Campus Learning Experience (OCLE) elective hours.

Intern Tasks and Responsibilities

VetPAC interns are responsible for a variety of duties in the role, including:

  • Coordinating VetPAC events, activities, and initiatives
  • Facilitating at least two Spend a Day at State visits per semester
  • Attending at least two High School Outreach Events
  • Maintain the VetPAC library
  • Maintain brochures and other VetPAC materials and resources
  • Managing the VetPAC Office for two hours a week
  • Answering VetPAC emails and phone calls
  • Answering pre-veterinary questions in person, by phone, and through email

Program Outcomes

VetPAC interns gain a wealth of knowledge and experience through a diverse range of opportunities, including:

  • Meeting with CVM faculty and current DVM students
  • Attending the North Carolina Veterinary Conference and the American Pre-Veterinary Medical Association Annual Symposium
  • One-on-one mentoring with VetPAC Program Director, Dr. Shweta Trivedi
  • Letter of reference from Dr. Trivedi

Application Requirements

Application Timeline:

Applications open on Monday, February 16 and close on Monday, March 4, 2024.

  • Application review & interview offers sent:  03/08/2024
  • Interview timeline: Monday 03/11 – Thursday 03/21 with final decisions made by Friday 03/22
  • Final internship offers sent: 03/25
  • Intern final acceptances due by: 3/29
  • Orientation date: Friday, August 16
  • Internship start date: Monday, August 19

Eligibility Requirements: 

Applicants are expected to have a current GPA of 3.3 at the time of application submission.

Application Materials: 

Applications must be submitted via the Internship Application Form with the following attachments:

  • Letter of Intent (2 pages maximum)
  • Current resume (2 pages maximum)
  • Contact information for two references, included in the resume
  • Unofficial copy of your most recent transcript (transfer students must provide copies of their NCSU transcript and unofficial transcripts from all previous institutions)

The VetPAC Leadership Internship Application Opens February 16th, 2024