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Externship Opportunities - Georgia

 

 


 

Institution

Zoo Atlanta


 

Address

800 Cherokee Ave


 

City

Atlanta


 

State/Province

Georgia


 

Country

USA


 

Zip Code

30315


 

Primary Contact

Dr. Kate Leach


 

Position (of Contact)

Associate Veterinarian


 

Phone


 

Email Address

kleach@zooatlanta.org


 

Fax


 

Clinical Experience (to be gained during program)

Preventative medicine, clinical judgment, proficiency with specialized equipment and husbandry of zoo animals


 

Research


 

Allied Institution


 

Responsibilities

Will observe and participate with clinical procedures and quarantine


 

Duration

6-8 weeks


 

Application Requests

Submitted application requirements include curriculum vitae/resume, letter of intent/purpose, time period requested (please include three available blocks of time in order of preference), and two letters of recommendation by faculty members. It is the student’s responsibility to check that their application packet is complete.


 

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


 

Application Deadline

The application deadline is rolling so early submission is recommended, as soon as possible in the sophomore or junior year.


 

Class Standing

Senior veterinary students. This program is designed for veterinary students who have completed their third year (or equivalent in international programs) and is intended for them to become more familiar with the practice of zoo veterinary medicine. 


 

Compensation

None provided


 

Housing

None provided, but help can be provided in locating housing


 

Transportation

None provided


 

Insurance

None provided


 

Expenses

Cost of living and transportation are the responsibility of the student


 

TB Tests/Vaccinations

TB current within the year. Rabies recommended. All other vaccines required for general health are recommended. 


 

Does program accept International applicants?

No


 

Misc. Information

The minimum externship period required is 6 weeks. Students may be required to complete a project of their choosing during the 6 week period. Please refer to the following website for additional information: https://www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/OD?FROM=6395


 

Last Date Edited

10/2015

 

 

 

Institution
Zoological Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia

Address
2200 College Station Road

City
Athens

State/Province
GA

Country
USA

Zip Code
30602

Primary Contact
Clinical Academic Affairs Office, Sarah Jaworski

Position (of Contact)
Student Affairs Professional 

Phone
706-542-6216

Email Address
sarah.jaworski@uga.edu

Fax
706-357-0118

Clinical Experience (to be gained during program)
80% exotic pets, zoo and wildlife

Research
Clinical and applied research on-going with variable opportunities

Allied Institution
Bear Hollow Wildlife Trail, Sandy Creek Nature Research

Responsibilities
Will observe and participate with medical and surgical procedures and assist with hospitalized patient treatments

Duration
3 weeks min, 6 weeks max

Application Requests
Apply in the junior year for the senior rotation

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

Application Deadline
Open

Class Standing
Senior veterinary students in their clinical year

Compensation
None

Housing
None

Transportation
There is an extensive campus transit system that includes a stop at the hospital

Insurance
Student must have proof of insurance and PLIT to complete experience

Expenses
Cost of living and transportation

TB Tests/Vaccinations
TB current within the year. Rabies vaccination (or titer) within 2 years. All other vaccines required for general health.

Misc. Information
Official course credit can be provided for visiting veterinary students from AVMA accredited schools

Last Date Edited
10/2017

 

 

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