Department: Anesthesia & Pain Management

Anesthesia Specialty Internship

Anesthesia Specialty Internship

The Schwarzman Animal Medical Center (AMC) is offering a 1-year Specialty Internship in Small Animal Anesthesia and Pain Management.  The goal of the internship is to provide advanced training that prepares the candidate for an anesthesia residency or anesthesia emergency work.  Participation in case discussion, anesthetic protocol development and direct case management will all contribute to developing clinical competency.  The intern will be expected to work a 5-day work week with rotating after-hours and weekend coverage. The Anesthesia and Pain Management department consists of one board certified anesthesiologist who oversees cases across all departments with the support of well-trained licensed technicians and veterinary assistants.

About the Stephen & Christine Schwarzman Animal Medical Center

The Schwarzman Animal Medical Center is the world’s largest and most comprehensive non-profit animal hospital. Founded in 1910 as a temporary clinic to help animals whose owners could not afford medical care, today the Schwarzman AMC’s over 120 veterinarians work collaboratively across more than 20 specialties and services to treat 60,000 patient visits each year. The Schwarzman AMC maintains the only level one trauma center in the NYC area, and we have provided advanced medical training to more veterinarians than any other animal hospital.

The Schwarzman AMC offers a unique hybrid of academia and clinical practice that creates a collegial environment within the hospital and promotes inter-departmental consultations and cohesive patient care. As a mission-driven non-profit, we provide animals with the gold standard in patient care while emphasizing lifelong learning. We are dedicated to supporting excellence in clinical practice and post-graduate teaching, ensuring rewarding careers and opportunities for growth.

Our hospital is currently undergoing a major expansion and renovation to add 11,000 feet of new clinical and client space while simultaneously renovating 26,000 existing feet to ensure the Schwarzman AMC remains at the forefront of veterinary medicine and make way for new and expanded services.

Job Qualifications:

  • DVM, VMD or equivalent degree
  • Eligible for licensure in the state of New York
  • Must have completed a rotating internship

To apply for this position, please send a letter of intent and current resume to our Human Resources department at For questions or further information, please contact Dr. Melissa Smith, Dipl ACVAA ( or Dr Katherine Quesenberry, Chief Medical Officer, at