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Internship Available at Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine



Tufts Wildlife Clinic: Veterinary Internship in Wildlife & Conservation Medicine

Address (City, Street, State/Province, Zip)

200 Westboro Road North Grafton Massachusetts 01536

Primary Contact

Dr. Florina Tseng

Primary Contact Email, Phone


Number of Positions Available


Matching Program?


On what date will this position next be available?

June 13, 2016 and July 11, 2016

Application Deadline

October 23, 2015

Application should include

Interested applicants should submit the following (either hard copy or email): • Curriculum vitae • Letter of interest, indicating career goals • 3 letters of reference • Official veterinary school academic transcript Applications should be submitted to: Flo Tseng, DVM Wildlife Clinic, TCSVM 200 Westboro Rd. N. Grafton, MA

Experience Required

see description

Accept International Applicants




Length of Commitment/Start Date

1 year: The first internship will run from June 13, 2016 until June 30, 2017. The second internship will run from July 11, 2016 until July 31, 2017.Selected candidates will be required to travel to Tufts for interviews in November and December, with final selection made before January 15, 2016.

Program Description

The Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health, Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine (TCSVM), offers two paid internships in Wildlife and Conservation Medicine at its Wildlife Clinic housed in the Bernice Barbour Wildlife Medicine Building on Tufts' North Grafton, MA campus. The Wildlife Clinic provides diagnostic, surgical, and professional services for diverse wildlife species native to New England. The Clinic serves the six New England states. The intern will spend the majority of her/his time on clinical service. Duties will include assisting with all aspects of patient care at the Tufts Wildlife Clinic including record-keeping, medical diagnostics, surgery, necropsy and emergency duty. In these activities, interns will assist clinicians on duty in teaching and supervising of fourth year students on rotation in the Clinic. The intern will have major responsibility for the supervision of the animal health program at the Ecotarium, a small regional zoo. Interns will be expected to be active participants in daily rounds and to participate in ongoing Clinic research programs. Interns will also gain teaching experience by assisting Wildlife Clinic faculty with core, elective and continuing education courses. Candidates for the internship must possess the DVM, VMD or equivalent degree. Applicants must be graduates of AAVMC accredited veterinary schools. Interest or experience in ecology, conservation biology, wildlife management, pathology, toxicology or related disciplines is a plus. Candidates should be committed to participating in and fostering close teamwork and must be able to demonstrate good communication skills and the ability to work with a wide variety of people. Tufts University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Qualified women, minority candidates and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Last Date Edited

September 10, 2015


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