The Department of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Alaska Fairbanks provides high quality education, research, and service in veterinary medicine and the biomedical sciences. Faculty from several disciplines work collaboratively under the One Health paradigm, striving for combined optima in human, animal, and environmental health.

  • 2024-2025 Externship Opportunity


    Want to work with sled dogs? The University of Alaska Fairbanks is offering veterinary medicine externships for matriculating veterinary students from other colleges (in their final or next to final clinical year). Students may work in conjunction with local (Fairbanks, Alaska) and AK state agencies, the lead veterinarian of the Yukon Quest, rural veterinarians, and veterinary research faculty at UAF.


    Application deadline July 31, 2024.

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