Erasmus+ 2017 Malta Veterinary

Erasmus+ Internship

Veterinary sector

The team of the Associazione Art. Cult. “A Rocca and Eprojectconsult International department, in cooperation with MCAST hosted the participant Charisse Sammut, from L-Iklin (Malta), in the frame of Erasmus+ programme. The project number was 2015-1-MT01-KA103-003678. The internship was in the field of veterinary care, where she has the opportunity to work alongside with a veterinary surgeon and veterinary nurses to provide vital nursing care, ensuring that the wellbeing of small animal patients is paramount. During her internship, she became acquainted with the traditional Italian and Sicilian way of labour.

Cultural Programme

In the free time the participant had chance to visit some beautiful places in Sicily, including Mount Etna, Taormina, Palermo and Cefalù. She also got acquainted with the famous Italian cuisine thanks to the local restaurants. We hope that her experience of living abroad was unforgettable and enriching in many different ways


  • San Pietro Vet. Ambulatorio Veterinario Intern: Charisse Sammut

General Skills and Competencies Acquired:

  • Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources in the field related;
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships: learning on developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others;
  • Development of specialized Italian language skills;
  • Critical Thinking: Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems;
  • Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making;
  • Developing social perspectives and being aware of reactions of other co-workers and supervisors;
  • Giving full attention to what other people are saying and taking the time to understand the points being made.
  • Interacting effectively in an international environment and making use of foreign language skills

Job duties, skills, and professional competences acquired in the veterinary sector:

  • Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources in the veterinary sector
  • Gaining knowledge about professional terminology related to veterinary and medical care and using it in practice
  • Improving communication skills, taking into consideration business etiquette and cultural differences
  • Learning to manage effective communication with both clients and colleagues.
  • Offering high quality customer service
  • Assisting the veterinary’s in various tasks
  • Helping to treat injuries and illnesses of animals
  • Managing the daily tasks of the company, like cleaning and maintaining equipment
certificate delivery for trainer by joanna

At the end of the project, the participant received “A Rocca” placement certificate”.

During the evaluation, the participant mentioned the fact that the internship helped her to discovered in depth the surgery part of her field. We are satisfied with the seemingly flawless success of the project and hope that we can continue our cooperation with MCAST.

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Erasmus+ 2017 Malta Veterinary ultima modifica: 2017-04-27T11:43:34+02:00 da eprojectadmin