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Externship Opportunities - Colorado

 


 Institution


Denver Zoo

Address
2300 Steele Street

City
Denver

State/Province
CO

Country
USA

Zip Code
80205

Primary Contact
Dawn Owens

Position (of Contact)
Administrative Assistant

Phone
720-337-1590

Email Address
dowens@denverzoo.org

Fax
720-337-1591

Clinical Experience (to be gained during program)
Students will attend rounds, procedures in hospital, and on zoo grounds. Students will gain knowledge and experience in diagnosis and treatment of a diverse zoological collection. This will include hematology / cytology, anesthesia, radiology, pathology, internal medicine and surgery.

Research
Opportunities may be available based on student interest and initiative, funding sources, and length of externship

Allied Institution

Responsibilities
Students will have the opportunity to participate in many aspects of veterinary care at the Denver Zoo. This may include physical examination and triage, diagnostics, treatments, pathology, medical records, and animal care of the animal collection.

Duration
4-6 weeks.

Application Requests
Yes

If applications are not taken continuously, at what date will this position next be available?

Application Deadline
Jan 1 prior to the school year of interest

Class Standing
3rd year and 4th year veterinary students

Compensation
None

Housing
None

Transportation
None

Insurance
Externs must have their own personal insurance

Expenses
Student responsibility

TB Tests/Vaccinations
Yes

Does program accept International applicants?
No

Misc. Information
Please submit the following 1) Cover letter explaining your interest in this opportunity and pertinent experience, 2) Curriculum vitae, 3) Two letters of recommendation. If selected, student will need to provide documentation of a negative TB test within 6 months of start date, Tetanus vaccination within 7 yrs, current Rabies vaccination/titer. They will also need to pass a background check and drug screen. We are unable to provide stipend, housing, or transportation at this time.

Last Date Edited
12/2015




 

Institution

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo


Address

4250 Cheyenne Mtn Zoo Rd


City

Colorado Springs


State/Province

Colorado


Country

USA


Zip Code

80906


Primary Contact

Dr Ellen Wiedner


Position (of Contact)

Associate Veterinarian


Phone


Email Address

ewiedner@cmzoo.org


Fax


Clinical Experience (to be gained during program)

Zoological medicine


Research

N/A


Allied Institution

Colorado State University


Responsibilities

Assist staff vets & vet techs with all aspects of zoo medicine including preventative medicine, medical work-ups, and potentially surgeries


Duration

1 month


Application Requests

Letter of intent, resume, and contact information for 2 professional references


If applications are not taken continuously, at what date will this position next be available?

Taken continuously


Application Deadline

First come, first serve. Recommend applying 1 year in advance


Class Standing

4th year veterinary students


Compensation

None


Housing

On-site housing available


Transportation

Students must provide their own car


Insurance

Required but not provided by zoo


Expenses

Student responsibility


TB Tests/Vaccinations

Negative TB test, up to date tetanus vaccine, criminal background check ($40)


Does program accept International applicants?

No


Misc. Information


Last Date Edited

9/2016



 

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