28 March 2023

Veterinary Leader for Doctors in Italy Fellowship Program

About Company / Organization

Doctors in Italy

The Doctors in Italy Fellowship was established in 2018, with the purpose of providing a unique growth opportunity to students from all over the world who are on a path to becoming members of a global community of healthcare professionals.

Our educational mission is to foster a culture of inclusion and prepare students for the future of veterinary medicine in a borderless world.

We want to make veterinary health professionals of the future used to international settings, aware of differences, and equipped with a worldwide network of contacts that will be so precious in a post-pandemic world.

Lisa Ferraro



Job Description

Veterinary Leader for Doctors in Italy Fellowship Program

Rome - Florence - Milan - Perugia

8 April 2023

We're in search of 4 Veterinary Tutors (one for each program location) who are highly qualified and passionate to lead our two-week-long field training programs for American students throughout the summer. The students are primarily undergraduate aspiring veterinarians from the United States, selected for the Doctors in Italy Fellowship Program.

The training covers different topics and areas of veterinary medicine and is very much based on experiential learning in the field. Students spend 40 hours at some of the best animal rescues and sanctuaries in Italy.

Our ideal candidate will have extensive experience in veterinary practice and education, along with advanced English language skills. Additionally, international experience is highly desirable.

If you've got the necessary qualifications and experience to lead our training program, we'd like to hear from you. Please send us your CV and a cover letter in English, using "Vetjob23" as your subject email to shadow@doctorsintaly.com

We accept applications up until 8 April 2023 and the project takes place in May, June, and July.


- Plan and supervise field training activities for students, providing a high-quality educational experience
- Offer support and guidance to students throughout the program
- Collaborate with our team to develop and enhance the curriculum
- Assess and give feedback on student performance
- Manage the logistics of field training activities
- Coordinate experiential training events with program partners such as animal sanctuaries, wildlife rehabilitation centers, and veterinary clinics


- Must have a degree in Veterinary Medicine
- At least 3 years of experience in veterinary practice
- Experience in training students or colleagues
- Advanced proficiency in written and spoken English
- Advanced proficiency in spoken Italian
- Ability to work effectively in a multicultural environment
- Capable of traveling and working within one of the following cities for 2 months: Rome, Milan, Florence, Perugia


- International experience in veterinary medicine or training
- Experience working with animal sanctuaries
- Adherence to a "One Health" approach within the veterinary profession

We Offer:

- A highly stimulating and fulfilling work experience in an international setting
- Excellent compensation
- Travel and accommodation expenses throughout the program
- Participation in excursions and trips at the expense of the company
- Meals provided during the program