The USDA Pathways Program provides different “pathway” opportunities for students and recent graduates to work in agriculture, science, technology, math, environment, management, business, and many other fields. One of these pathways is the USDA Internship Program, which provides paid work experiences for students. VS participates in this program, offering the Saul T. Wilson, Jr., an Internship to help ensure a steady stream of talented veterinarians on our staff.
Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines
Be a U.S. citizen
Be enrolled as a full-time student and/or accepted for enrollment in an accredited veterinary college or university within the United States.
Undergraduate students must have completed at least 2 years (60 semester hours or 90 quarter hours) of a 4-year pre-veterinary medicine or other biomedical science curricula.
Graduate students must have completed not more than 1 full academic year of study in veterinary medicine.
Be in good academic standing
Agree to work for the agency during school breaks for a minimum of 640 hours prior to completion of studies.