EVMC is aligned to the mission of Qatar Foundation, in supporting the nation on its journey to becoming a diversified and sustainable economy. By offering lifelong learning opportunities, fostering a culture of innovation, and empowering the local community, the center is also investing in Qatar’s future and contributing to a better world. The center welcomes high school, veterinary students, college students and veterinarians for externships.
Designated members of EVMC staff have been appointed adjunct assistant professors at the College of Health and Life Sciences, Hamad Bin Khalifa University. As members of this academic institution, they participate in teaching activities, curriculum development and admissions process among others. EVMC seeks affiliations with existing Universities to accept graduate PhD and MSc students to join the research laboratory and offers sabbatical opportunities for scientists around the world. With such activities, the center will greatly increase awareness of the veterinary profession in Qatar.
Educational Opportunities comprise:
The center welcomes high school, veterinary student, college students and veterinarians for externships. The maximum length of the externship is one month. This program is ideally suited for local resident as we do not provide: accommodation, compensation nor visa and medical insurance to Qatar.
EVMC’s Internship Program is a 1-year post-graduate educational program where young veterinarians are exposed to general equine veterinary medicine. Interns rotate through the different services to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to become veterinary practitioners specialized in the equine species. Our internship program is comparable with other internationally renowned internship programs.
EVMC’s internship program runs from July 1st to June 30th and applications are accepted from October 1st to November 1st of the previous year. Applicants should submit a letter of intent, a copy of their curriculum vitae, and the names and contact details of three references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Update: Internship applications are now closed, please check back on the website for updates.
Rotations offered include:
Hospital, Diagnostic Laboratory, Research, Pharmacy and Administration
EVMC’s Foal Sitting project has been developed in collaboration with Qatar Foundation’s Community Development division and this initiative offers local college students a unique opportunity to take care of critically ill neonatal equine patients. Volunteers experience life within a busy ICU where they play a supporting role in making sure these intensive care babies receive the 24/7 supervision and support they need to have the best chance to thrive. Responsibilities include making sure that the foal is comfortable and supported when they are unable to stand, making sure IV lines and monitoring equipment remains attached to the foal, and assisting the doctors and nurses with care.
Requirements for members of the foal team include a minimum of age of 18 years, a strong interest in horsemanship or alternatively a biomedical interest. For more information on how to sign up to this initiative, please email at: email@example.com.
EVMC hosts short- and long-term sabbatical leaves for scientists around the world. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org