Vet Students

Externships are a mutually beneficial opportunity for veterinary students to experience different veterinary practice operations by helping them gain skills in communication and case management that they will need to be successful moving forward in their careers. Students will have the chance to network and explore potential career opportunities.

Cape Cod Veterinary Specialists offers a unique one to two week opportunity for students to gain experience in emergency and critical care, internal medicine, cardiology, anesthesiology, radiology and/or surgery. Veterinary students will have access to our skilled veterinary team, which includes specialty diplomates, residents, interns and experienced associates offering advanced knowledge and experience – all delivered with compassion, empathy, and a true love for the animals with which we work.

To Apply-
The applicant must be a third or fourth year veterinary student in good academic standing at an AVMA-accredited school of veterinary medicine. Applicants should submit their resume to

In addition, CCVS regularly hires veterinary students to work seasonally as Doctor Assistants who work one on one with doctors to aid in medical scribing and client communication/education, while providing extraordinary care to our patients. Please see our careers tab for current opportunities.

We have two convenient locations.

Cape Cod Veterinary Specialists is open for emergencies. We also proudly offer premier specialty veterinary care for your pet in close partnership with your referring veterinarian. Our specialists are board-certified in emergency & critical care, surgery, internal medicine, cardiology, and ophthalmology. Our hours are:

Buzzards Bay



Friday 5pm through Monday 5pm : Emergency Services

Monday - Friday: Temporary Limited Lobby Hours.
Please call ahead for medication refills, to schedule appointments, and with any questions. Specialty appointments continue as usual.

Buzzards Bay

Phone: 508-759-5125
Fax: 508-759-9861

11 Bourne Bridge Approach
Buzzards Bay, MA 02532


Phone: 508-398-7575
Fax: 508-398-7506

79 Theophilus Smith Road
South Dennis, MA 02660