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Mentorship Program

Garden Veterinary Services Ltd. have an interest in mentoring students. Formal and/or informal mentorship is done with a view of enhancing professional development.

Mostly students on attachment/placement/internship benefit from this program. Secondary and primary school students interested in the veterinary profession may also benefit from this program. Other than students guest mentorship may also be made on arrangement.


Mentees benefit by:

  • Gaining from the mentor’s(garden veterinary services ltd staff) expertise
  • Receives critical feedback in key areas such as communications, interpersonal relationships, technical abilities, change management and leadership skills
  • Develops a sharper focus on what is needed to grow professionally within the organization
  • Learns specific skills and knowledge that are relevant to personal goals
  • Networks with a more influential employee
  • Gains knowledge about the organization’s culture and unspoken rules that can be critical for success; as a result, adapts more quickly to the organization’s culture
  • Has a friendly ear with which to share frustrations as well as successes.

Garden Veterinary Services Ltd as Mentors benefit by:

  • Gaining insights from the mentee's background and history that can be used in the mentor’s professional and personal development
  • Gains satisfaction in sharing expertise with others, Re-energizes the mentor’s career
  • Gains an ally in promoting the organization’s well-being and Learns more about other areas within the organization.

The mentorship schedule is always arranged between the mentor and the mentee for their convenience.

Contact us for more information.

Guest Lectures

Garden Veterinary Services Ltd staff and/or students occasionally have lectures on various subjects within their expertise to present observations, new technology, appraisals, training etc. Guests are also invited to elaborate on these subjects and enhance the participation. The areas the lectures are based on include subjects in the veterinary practice, business management practice, information technology, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Environmental Auditing (EA), Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) etc.

Student Training

Garden Veterinary Services Ltd has since 1993 provided training undergraduate veterinary students, diploma students and certificate students in animal health whenever a chance arises as a way of giving back to the community.


The students are expected to follow an established program formulated by Garden Veterinary Services Ltd. All work ethics pertaining to offering of vet services must be adhered to in endeavor to alleviate animal suffering.


We take undergraduate students between June and September.

Benefits to Intern Students


  • Creates a springboard from college life to career life
  • Creates an opportunity for networking
  • Helps the students to internalize the subjects taught in school
  • Provides potential work-related references
  • Provides work experience in a field of interest
  • Strengthens background in field of choice

Benefits of Hosting Intern Students

  • Creates a candidate pool for future hiring
  • Creates a way for employees to "give back" to the community
  • Enhances functions of the office by providing extra manpower
  • Provides first-hand knowledge of abilities of potential future employees
  • Strengthens relationship with schools within and outside Kenya

We will be updating this site announcing the availability of placement opportunities every year. Any applications coming in from now onwards will be for the year 2012 placements. Since there are limited positions we handle applications on a first come first served basis. Gender preference for the positions is 50:50.

Email applications should come through the address

Click here to see the profiles of students who have benefited from our intern program.