ER/CC Internship Program


Lakeshore Veterinary Specialists is offering the unique opportunity of a 12.5 month focused internship in emergency and critical care scheduled to start July 1, 2019. The large case load offers many opportunities for the intern to gain intensive experience in emergency stabilization and diagnostic procedures, medical and surgical definitive care of the critical patient, critical care monitoring, and nutritional support. Interns are strongly encouraged to participate in on-going research projects and community services. Ideal candidates are highly motivated individuals with exceptional skills in communication, collaboration, and leadership.

Supervising faculty provide over 40 years of combined experience in the specialty of emergency and critical care medicine.   Our practice includes board certified specialists in emergency and critical care (3), surgery (5), internal medicine (3), oncology (1), dentistry (1), dermatology (1), rehabilitation and acupuncture (1), and neurology (1). Off-site consulting staff includes a radiologist and an ophthalmologist. Our team also includes a highly skilled technical staff that includes certified VTS (ECC) (Anesthesia) technicians.  The faculty members enjoy teaching and will devote considerable time to the house staff seminar series on topics including cardiac, pulmonary, neurologic, endocrine, gastrointestinal, oncologic, internal medicine, exotic and avian medicine, and surgical emergencies. Daily clinical rounds, faculty presentations, house staff presentations, journal club discussions, resident projects, and discussions pertaining to client relations and business practice management and are integral parts of this learning experience.

The hospital is fully equipped with Sound® digital radiography, CT, MR imaging, therapeutic and anesthetic ventilators, endoscopy (flexible and rigid), stereotactic radiosurgery featuring RapidArc® technology, tracheal and urethral stenting, GE logiq S7 ultrasound, LigaSure™ vessel sealing system, integrated PACS system, hydrotherapy, shockwave and laser therapy, complete in-house integrated laboratory as well as comprehensive patient monitoring systems. We are supported by a wonderful group of referring veterinarians who are committed to a team approach to veterinary medicine!

Interns will be selected based on the following:

  • Academic records
  • At least 3 letters of recommendation
  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum vitae

Wisconsin licensure is required. Any previous work experience within a small animal emergency environment can be of advantage and should be elaborated upon in the application information. We encourage a visit to the hospital for an interview. 


Our benefits include health, dental and life insurance the first of the month following 60 days of employment, PTO, CE, uniforms, licensure and dues. There is also eligibility to receive up to a $200 stipend to cover the cost of health insurance during the 60 day waiting period. In order to receive this stipend, proof of payment must be submitted to management. Lakeshore cannot provide this stipend to individuals receiving coverage from a spouse's plan.  

Contact Information:

For further information, please contact Dr. Elke Rudloff at Lakeshore Veterinary Specialists (414) 540-6710 or

How to Apply:

Click on the link provided to apply through the Veterinary Internship & Residency Matching Program:



Job Details

July 19, 2018
201484117- GL