Veterinary Medicine Internships Abroad

by Our Generation Voluntary Organisation

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Our Generation Voluntary Organisation veterinary program in Ghana is available for college, undergraduate and recent graduate students taking a gap year or career break, or for those professionals anxious to share their professional knowledge, experience, and expertise. Inexperienced veterinary volunteers or interns will participate in surgical pack sterilization while experienced vets will perform surgery, under the supervision and assistance of licensed host country veterinarians.

Participants will be involved in the day-to-day duties of the veterinary center with the regular staff in animal healthcare issues and assisting with immunizations for parasite management, nutrition supplements, administration of medication, vaccinations to animals, assisting with animal examination, diagnostics, treatments of animal patients and recovery from surgery. The program is designed to provide a good learning experience for anyone who has an interest in animals and has a career goal in the veterinary profession.

Program Highlights

Earn international volunteering experience working at a veterinary center in Ghana.

Perform a variety of tasks, including administration of medication and vaccines.

Learn new skills or improve on existing skills, such as animal examination and treatment.

Spend a few weeks in Ghana and explore the local culture while living with a host family.

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Program Details

  • Age Requirement Varies
  • Contact Provider for Cost Details
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  • Ghana: Humjibre, Accra, Akontombra Nkwandum, Boako, Cape Coast, Dunkwa, Dwenease, Ho, Hohoe, Jukwa, Kordiabe, Kumasi, Kwawu, Nkwanta, Obuasi, Prampram, Rural Areas, Sunyani, Takoradi

  • Causes

    Animal Welfare

    Veterinary Science


  • Program Duration

    2-4 Weeks

    3-6 Months

    5-8 Weeks

    7-12 Months

    9-12 Weeks

    Year(s) Offered

    Year Round

  • Age Requirement Varies

  • American






    South African


  • Contact Provider for Cost Details

  • The participation fees covers the following:

    1. Airport pick-up and transportation from Accra to your project sites
    2. Three times daily local dishes.
    3. Introduction to host family and program
    4. Accommodation
    5. Placement and supervision in program
    6. Medical Assistance
    7. 24/7 Hotline for support
    8. Recommendation Letter / Certificate
    9.In country introduction/orientation
    10. Regular Culture/Recreational Activities (Personal spending not included)

  • Dormitory

    Group living


    Independent living


  • Experience Required


  • Online Application

    Written Application

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