By Darlin Sandoval

Oregon State University is offering a summer veterinary experience for 24 academically talented students who are entering junior or senior year, Aug. 13-18 in Corvallis, Oregon.

Students will get to do research projects and clinical activities in the veterinary teaching hospital including a live “Heart Crash Course” with cats and dogs, surgical lab skills, and demonstrations. The program costs $750 and there are scholarships for students who come from low income families, are first generation college students, or have an ethnic or cultural background underrepresented in the veterinary profession. 

There are five main things a student needs to be accepted into the summer veterinary experience. The first being able to go to the program the whole week and stay in the OSU dormitories. You need to be a junior or senior in the upcoming school year. You need to have science classes and good grades in those classes. 

To be considered one has to turn in an application online. The application is due on May 15th, 2017 and it can be found here: