Internship For New Vets!

AdelaideVet offers the opportunity for New Graduates to join a unique 12-month GP Vet Internship, providing you with a mentored clinical training program that will give you the skills, experience and guidance to launch your Veterinary career up to the next level.

What’s on offer

  • 12-month structured internship program with internal and external support
  • A dedicated mentor to support and train you into building an excellent foundation for your career from your very first vaccination consult, to more complex cases
  • Opportunities to visit other AdelaideVet clinics to watch and assist in specialty surgeries
  • Inclusion in the acclaimed VetPartners Graduate Academy
  • A team-like environment as you work alongside other graduates also completing their internship
  • Working in an operational and respected Veterinary clinic alongside senior Veterinarians to guide and demonstrate effective professional practice
  • Regular mental health and resilience training sessions and events
  • Access to our Veterinary Training Centre, CPD allowance and study leave
  • Full-time permanent opportunities within AdelaideVet and the wider VetPartners community with a competitive salary and benefits

All New Graduates are encouraged to apply – please note that internship opportunities are full for 2024, but we are now accepting applications for 2025.

A Little About The Program

The committed team at AdelaideVet are accepting 4-5 graduates to become part of our unique General Practice Vet Internship commencing early 2025.

The internship is a structured 12 month program that will support Graduates to develop their career and obtain a first year experience that is like none other. At the conclusion of the program, Interns can expect to have had experience to a full suite of General Practice veterinary care and have strong competency in ongoing pet care.

Working alongside a busy and productive clinic, Interns will gain exposure to a wide variety of Senior Vets and have the opportunity to observe and work within the fully functional and high successful Trinity Gardens clinic. Exposure to other AdelaideVet clinics will also be part of the program, with regular shifts across all clinic locations and others withing the broader VetPartners network.

At the conclusion of the program, Veterinarians will have access to a wide variety of different VetPartners clinics to settle into and continue their learning with other Senior Veterinarians who will continue to guide, support and develop young Veterinarians.

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Bachelor of Science (Veterinary Bioscience), Bachelor of Psychological Science

Under the guidance of Dr Emily Dearsley, Interns will receive 1:1 support to guide them through all aspects of General Practice Veterinary care.

Dr Dearsley is a dedicated Vet who will support Interns through a wide variety of caseload from wellness and vaccinations through to surgery and complex veterinary care.

“I am so excited to be involved in a program that is going to spark the passion and love of veterinary medicine in graduates. I love mentoring and watching a new graduate expand their skills, grow in confidence, and become the experienced veterinarian that they can be proud of.

This program will deliver tailored growth plans and an on-site mentor to guide your development. It aims to provide a psychologically safe space for new veterinarians to learn, experience and make mistakes within a supportive team environment. Medical, surgical, and psycho-social learning modules will provide a structured learning plan to enhance the new graduate experience and produce confident, experienced, and resilient veterinarians.”


VetPartners Graduate Academy

Interns will also have access to the highly acclaimed VetPartners Graduate Academy program. The VetPartners Graduate Academy gives final year students and recent graduates a structured and supportive pathway into the workforce, receiving unparalleled mentoring and formal training that provides an excellent foundation. Participants are supported through structured training, supportive clinical environments, informal and formal on-the-job learning, and regular check-ins with mentors. More importantly, its provides the tools and techniques required to deal with everyday life in clinic, including resilience training, consultation techniques, and client relationship building skills.

Follow this link to find out more about the VetPartners Graduate Academy

  • Team work

  • Supportive environment

  • Dedicated mentoring

  • Caseload variety

  • Competitive salary and benefits

  • Ongoing training and CPD allowance

  • Full immersion under guided conditions

This program is the best way to kick-start your career in the Veterinary industry, apply now!

If you are a new graduate and looking for a position that will put you ahead of the rest, this internship is for you! Positions are limited and applicants will be assessed on a first come, first served basis.

For details please contact Amanda Haskard at or by calling (08) 8169 9700.

Mental Health and Wellbeing

VetPartners is committed to providing an environment that supports our employees, particularly those new to their career and transitioning to professional employment. A wide variety of programs are on offer to support the wellbeing of our team and ensure a happy, healthy and supportive environment is provided.

Click here to view the range of programs on offer.