Staff Veterinarian - Rotating Internship

  • Exciting internship opportunity to provide best practice veterinary care
  • Located on the Camperdown Campus in the Veterinary Science School ranked #1 in Australia and #16 globally
  • Full time (38 hours per week), HEO 5 fixed term 12 months, offering a base salary of $84K - $94K p.a., plus annual leave loading and generous employer's contribution to superannuation

About the opportunity

The Staff Veterinarian - Rotating Internship positions work within the Sydney School of Veterinary Science, which provides a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs in veterinary and associated disciplines. The role will operate within the School’s teaching hospital in Camperdown. The teaching hospital provides clinical learning experience for veterinary students and staff engaged in professional training programs as well as being a commercial centre and providing a range of veterinary services to the public.

The rotating internship is designed to further develop your skills in a range of disciplines, with a goal of preparing you for a future residency. If successful, you will spend approximately 60% of your clinical rotations with the emergency and critical care service and will have sole case responsibility after hours. The remaining time will be divided among anesthesia, internal medicine, diagnostic imaging and surgery with varying levels of case responsibility as well as opportunities to learn from registered specialists in multiple fields.

Interns will participate in weekly morbidity and mortality rounds, journal club, and didactic seminars and will be expected to produce a presentation for grand rounds. Interns will be involved with supervising and assessing final year students during their rotations on all services.

In this position, you will:

  • provide excellent small animal services under the supervision of senior veterinarians in emergency and critical care, internal medicine, surgery, diagnostic imaging and anaesthesia
  • provide clinical teaching and support to veterinary students in the veterinary teaching hospital
  • supervise and perform routine treatment of hospitalised patients

To learn more about the Sydney School of Veterinary Science click here

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Staff Veterinarian – Rotating Internship who has:

  • a degree in veterinary science registrable in NSW (or equivalent) and at least 12 months of experience in small animal clinical practice.
  • experience working in a busy service-oriented environment
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • the ability to show initiative and manage competing deadlines

Please outline your relevant skills and experience in your cover letter and attach to your online application.


Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

How to Apply

For more information on the position and University, please view the position description available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website. If you have any additional questions, please contact Helen Efstathiou, Recruitment Consultant on

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit and search by the job requisition number 0082641 to apply.

Closing date:  11:59pm, Wednesday, 21 July 2021

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.


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