Students at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) have several opportunities for international educational opportunities outside the United States. Planned programs include elective courses with academic credit, research experience, externships and university exchange collaboratives. In addition, many educational opportunities arise throughout a students the year for students.
Third- and fourth-year CVM students have the opportunity to participate in international rotations to develop their global expertise. The first international veterinary rotation was led by Dr. Andrew Cushing with seven CVM students spending two weeks working with the Belize Zoo in October 2019. There are now a range of veterinary rotations, externships, and pre-clinicals available to CVM students.
For more information on international experiences within CVM, please contact the following individuals: