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Externships Available in Kansas

Externship Opportunities - Kansas

 


Institution:

Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine

Address:

1800 Denison Ave

City:

Manhattan

State/Province:

KS

Country:

USA

Zip Code:

66506

Primary Contact:

Dr. James W. Carpenter

Position (of Contact):

Professor

Phone:

785 532 5690

Email:

carpentr@vet.ksu.edu

Clinical Experience (to be gained during program):

General Zoo Animals, Exotic Companion Animals, Wildlife

Research:

None

Allied Institutions:

The Service provides complete veterinary coverage for the Sunset Zoo.

Responsibilities:

Participate with other students in a very active and challenging service in exotic pets, sick, injured, or orphaned wildlife and zoo animals at the KSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

Duration:

3 weeks

Application Requests:

Letter of Intent, Resume, List of 2 References

Application Deadline:

Best to apply in November of your 3rd year although later applications are acceptable pending openings.

Class Standing:

Senior (Top 50% of class)

Compensation:

None

Housing:

Student's responsibility

Transportation:

Student's responsibility

Insurance:

Student’s responsibility

Expenses:

None

TB Test/Vaccinations:

Negative TB Skin test, Rabies Titer

Does program accept International applicants?:

No

Misc. Information:

Only 1-3 openings available per year. Call for openings before sending application.

Last date edited.:

12/2010

 

Institution:

Sedgwick County Zoo

Address:

5555 Zoo Blvd

City:

Wichita

State/Province:

KS

Country:

USA

Zip Code:

67212

Primary Contact:

Dr. Sandy Wilson

Position (of Contact):

Associate Veterinarian

Phone:

(316) 266-8289

Email:

swilson@scz.org

Fax:

N/A

Clinical Experience (to be gained during program):

Student will participate in examinations, treatment, anesthesia and surgery, and necropsy of a wide range of zoo animals.

Research:

N/A

Allied Institutions:

N/A

Responsibilities:

N/A

Duration:

3-6 weeks

Application Requests:

Please submit a CV, letter of intent and contact information for 2-3 references

Application Deadline:

N/A

Class Standing:

N/A

Compensation:

None

Housing:

Possible

Transportation:

Student is responsible for transportation

Insurance:

N/A

Expenses:

N/A

TB Test/Vaccinations:

Must have TB test within the previous 12 months. Rabies vaccination highly recommended

Does program accept International applicants?:

Yes

Misc. Information:

Student must complete a project, generally a case report or literature review of a chosen topic, for presentation to the hospital staff.

Last date edited.:

1/2011

 

Institution: Topeka Zoological Park
Address: 635 SW Gage Blvd
City: Topeka
State: Kansas
State Abb: KS
Zip:66606
Contact: Shirley Yeo Llizo, DVM
Position (of contact): Head Veterinarian
Phone: (785) 368-9146
EMAIL: sllizo@topeka.org
FAX: (785) 368-2487
Clinical Experience (to be gained during program): exposure to working with a wide variety of zoo animals including mammals (megavertebrates, primates, carnivores), birds and reptiles during examination, treatment, anesthesia, surgery, necropsy, parasitology, nutrition, animal husbandry.
Research: short research project or clinical case presentation at the end of the rotation
Allied Institutions: none close, but Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Sunset Zoo (Manhattan), Rolling Hills Zoo (Salina), Kansas City Zoo (MO)
Responsibilities: assist in daily routine in all aspects of animal health ans husbandry
Duration: 2-8 weeks
Application Requests: written or electronic application
Application Deadline: none
Class Standing: senior year vet students, veterinarians
Compensation: none
Housing: none
Transportation: none
Insurance: required
Expenses: personal
TB test/ Vaccinations: TB test, Rabies vaccination, Tetanus Vaccination
Misc:

Last updated: 8/2006

 


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