The CENTREDMVET in the greater Montreal area have been offering a Surgical Internship Program for over 20 years. Our clinical training is designed to provide a dynamic and constructive environment that prepares students for surgical residency. More than 80% of our surgical intern integrate a surgical residency program. The Montreal, St-Hubert and Blainville CENTREDMVET participate in the Surgical Internship Program, offering a rich internship experience and expertise. The large number of surgeries performed each week contributes to the exposure to a wide variety of cases. The team of CENTREDMVET surgeons includes Dr. Jérôme Planté, Dipl. ECVS, Dr. Pierre Clerfond, Dipl. ACVS, Dr. Matthieu Gatineau, Dipl. ACVS-ECVS-ACVSMR, and Dr. Alex Terreros, Dipl. ACVS, as well as two residents (ACVS-approved program) and three specialized interns who are surrounded by a team of more than 30 people spread out over the three CENTREDMVET in the greater Montreal area.

Surgical Internship Program 2024-2025

Description :

The Internship Program in Surgery is a 12-month, full-time program. It is an advanced clinical training in surgery under the immediate supervision of CENTREDMVET surgical specialists. The position also includes paid on-call surgery in collaboration with the CENTREDMVET surgical team. The program begins on Monday, July 15, 2024 and ends on July 14, 2025.

4 positions will be available for 2024-2025


  • Compensation is set at $42,000 per year.
  • A continuing education budget of $2000 per year is allocated.
  • OMVQ and liability insurance fees are paid by CENTREDMVET.


  • Hold a doctor degree in veterinary medicine and be registered with the “Ordre des Médecins Vétérinaires du Québec” at the time of starting the program.
  • A general internship or previous work experience is required.
  • Have a valid work permit (visa) at the start of the internship.


The application must include:

  • A letter of intent;
  • A curriculum vitae with photo ID;
  • Three letters of reference;
  • Transcript of grades including cumulative GPA and ranking;
  • General internship evaluations if applicable.


Interested candidates should email their application by the deadline of January 15, 2024 to Dr Matthieu Gatineau
[email protected]


Disclosure of candidate selection will be made in early February 2024. The selected candidate will have 24 hours to accept the appointment or withdraw from the position. When a candidate withdraws, the next candidate on the list is contacted and so on, until the position is filled. This process may take a few days.