Roo for Students

Get hands-on experience

Find your ideal learning opportunity with the only veterinary externship marketplace in the United States

Happy team relief vet and relief tech working together
Roo Uni veterinary externships
Learn from dedicated mentors

Build relationships with DVMs and veterinary professionals that will last your entire career!

Roo veterinary community
Put your skills into action

Gain confidence in your clinical ability, build your resume, and kickstart your career!

Work where you want with Roo
Travel and explore

Practice all over the country and try new specialties while every option is available!

How Roo works for Students

Create your free profile
Search & select your ideal externship
Connect with hospital & align on goals
Learn & care for pets
Roo relief vet Dr. Andrew Findlaytor DVM treating dog with relief vet tech

“The greatest moment of fear for every new DVM grad is putting their hand on the doorknob going into the exam room… The best, perhaps only, way through this is to get in there over and over again.”

Roo Veterinary Inc. purple kangaroo logo
Dr. Reed Stevens
Ellicott Street Animal Hospital

Turn textbook knowledge into real life practice

Roo Uni externships give you a chance to care for pets in clinical settings and gain practical experience that will build your resume. These are the building blocks of early career success, and there's no replacement!

Roo Relief Vet Dr. Robin Paddock DVM treating a cat

Mentorship you’ll carry with you

The doctors you’ll work with want to mentor young students, and the relationships you build will stay with you your entire career. Create your support network early with Roo Uni.

Roo relief vet with kitten

Go anywhere, try anything

Your time in veterinary school is the ONLY period in your career when you’re not bound to a state by your DVM license. Roo hosts hundreds of externships in over 30 states, giving you once in a career opportunity to travel, learn, and explore.

Find veterinary externships!

Join today to browse a wide variety of externships at veterinary clinics across the country.