Information Internship & Externship


Equine Clinic De Morette, a referral center situated near Brussels in Belgium is offering 4 rotating internship positions in equine medicine and surgery.
All applicants have to be European citizen and they must be DVM or have an equivalent degree in Veterinary Medicine. A good knowledge of the English language is mandatory (knowledge of Dutch/French is an advantage).

The intern will assist under the direction of our Diplomats and recognized specialists. He/she will participate in providing medical and surgical clinical services as well as everyday emergency care. Rotation between various departments (radiology, anesthesiology, internal medicine, surgery, orthopedics,…) is organized.

Interns will be encouraged to set and meet personal goals such as preparing case reports or scientific presentations.

Approximated Starting dates:

3 positions July-October
1 position March

Duration of internship: 12 months

Applicants should submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae with ID picture and name and details of 2 references. Documents can be sent to .

To be considered as an intern, candidates are asked to visit as an extern for one week (preferably Monday – Sunday). Lodging is provided.

You can check the availability on our calendar but send your requests to:

Please mention clearly for which position (March/July-October) you are applying or if you are available for all openings. Your booking will be accepted when we receive all your documents.

We accept 2 visitors at a time. One place is reserved for candidates for the internship. The second place is open to students and candidates. In general we limit the duration of the stay to 2 weeks.


As a Veterinary Medicine Student (or recent graduate) you are welcome to visit the clinic for a period of 1-2 weeks with a minimum of 7 days (weekend included). You will be included in the daily routine of the hospital and you will be able to passively participate in consultations, surgery, night duties and care for the hospitalized horses. Lodging is provided. A good knowledge of English is mandatory to be able to communicate with everyone.

You can check the availability on our calendar but send your requests to:

Students from Liège and Ghent University can book longer periods but therefore the amount of candidates accepted in one year is limited and your application might be refused for the entire 4 weeks since we want to give the opportunity to everyone to come. For periods longer than 4 weeks please contact the clinic by email for the organization.

Your externship is only definite if you receive a confirmation email.

After booking the dates please send your ID card and a copy of your student card or diploma to You have to provide for your own health insurance if you are insured through your school and documents need to be filled in, please send them as well.

More information will be provided shortly after your externship has been booked. We look forward to meeting you!

EMERGENCY : +32 (0)2 454 10 00