Graduate Internship Programme

Unlock your path to veterinary excellence with the IVC Evidensia Graduate Internship Programme.

At IVC Evidensia we are committed to nurturing the next generation of veterinary talent, that’s why, no matter where your passion in veterinary medicine lies, our comprehensive Graduate Internship Programme offers a comprehensive learning experience to support you in shaping your future.  

The IVC Evidensia Graduate Internship Programme is a comprehensive journey designed to equip you with the knowledge, skills, and dedicated support you need to excel. For graduate vets, this programme offers a fantastic opportunity to shape your career journey, allowing you to further your clinical expertise, expand essential practical skills and be part of an international network of talented veterinary professionals. 

The programme includes numerous in-person, practical and on-line sessions, starting with a comprehensive Induction day and culminating with attendance at our Graduate Academy Congress.  
Join our Graduate Internship Programme, where excellence is cultivated, skills are honed, and lifelong connections are forged. Embark on your veterinary career journey with us, and let's shape your journey and the future of veterinary care together. 

Due to high demand, all vacancies on the IVC Evidensia Graduate Internship Programme are now filled. Register your interest now to be the first to hear about next year's opportunities. 

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Our bespoke programme includes:

  • Structured Induction: a supportive start to your veterinary career.
  • Comprehensive programme of lecture based, in-person and online events.
  • Support of a practice-based mentor.
  • Networking opportunities and events, building lifelong connections.
  • Additional skills exchange partnership programmes.
  • Graduate Academy Congress.
  • No financial tie-in and an excellent starting salary.
  • Access to 'Pawsome' benefits & rewards and discounted pet care.
  • Professional memberships: we cover the cost of your VCI registration and VDS membership.

A rewarding career, it’s yours for the taking

At IVC Evidensia, we understand that every graduate vet is unique, we empower you with the knowledge, exposure, and opportunities to unlock your passions and career aspirations. That's why we offer further learning within our Graduate Internship Programme, ensuring you receive the most valuable and tailored training in your chosen field. 


Take your career to the next level with comprehensive learning. Whether your passion lies in small animal care, farm, equine, or a mix of these.

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What our graduates say

“We are part of a big learning environment, with really good social opportunities and support”. - Josh


"I wanted to join to consolidate and develop my practical skills and other skills like communication and management. This program offers the opportunity to do it all with a mentor and tailored support”. - Mathilde


"We’re getting the opportunity to learn relevant things that help us to find our feet as new graduates”. - Gus


“As a new graduate, having days dedicated to learning and the time to take that in and then apply it in my daily work has been really beneficial”. - Lauren

Join Our Graduate Internship Programme today

Find the perfect start to your veterinary career with these simple steps


  • Complete your application form
  • Upload your CV and we’ll ask a few questions about your interests, experiences and background
  • We’ll be in touch - once we have received your application, a member of graduate talent team will be in touch to arrange an initial interview.
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Frequently asked questions

  • Absolutely, many of our graduates do this and benefit from the structured introduction to your career that our programme offers.

  • The choice is yours. We have a wide range of practices across Ireland, both in cities and rural locations. In your application you can apply for one specific practice or several practices in your preferred area. We’ll discuss the available vacancies with you and contact the relevant practices to arrange an interview.

  • Yes! We have a process in place for internal transfers so if you decide you want to try somewhere else at any point, there’s flexibility and support to do so.

  • Graduates will attend numerous in person days including a variety of wet lab sessions, practical workshops and seminars, along with a scheduled programme of on-line sessions.

  • Yes, of course! To be employed as a vet in Ireland you must be registered with the Veterinary Council of Ireland (see and you must be authorised to work in Ireland. (EU, EEA and UK nationals can automatically live and work in Ireland, all others persons must have a valid work permit.)

Further questions about the Graduate Internship Programme?


Get in touch


If you have any further questions, just send us an email, and a member of our Graduate team will get back to you within 5 working days:


Still at university?

If you are in your final year in veterinary medicine, where that course is registerable with the Veterinary Council of Ireland (VCI), and (if the course is not provided wholly in the English language) have passed the English language proficiency tests required by the VCI for registration, you are welcome to apply to the Graduate Internship Programme.