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Externships Available in Kentucky

Externship Opportunities - Kentucky

 


  

Institution

Louisville Zoological Garden


Address

1100 Trevilian Way


City

Louisville


State/Province

KY


Country

USA


Zip Code

40213


Primary Contact

Zoli Gyimesi, DVM


Position (of Contact)

Senior Staff Veterinarian


Phone

(502) 238-5671


Email Address

zoli.gyimesi@louisvilleky.gov


Fax

(502) 459-2196


Clinical Experience (to be gained during program)

Students are expected to participate as a team member in all veterinary department activities: routine medical care, preventative and emergency medicine, necropsies, animal restraint, nutrition, medical records, lab work, animal management, surgery, etc.


Research

no specific research project is assigned


Allied Institution

N/A


Responsibilities

Externs spend 40+ hours per week at the Zoo, typically Monday through Friday.


Duration

Negotiable, but 4 weeks minimum


Application Requests

Letter of intent, CV, (unofficial) veterinary school transcripts, and 2 letters of recommendation


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


Application Deadline

None, applications accepted year-round


Class Standing

N/A


Compensation

none


Housing

none provided (responsibility of the student)


Transportation

none provided (responsibility of the student)


Insurance

covered while volunteering at the Zoo but best if student has own medical insurance


Expenses

N/A


TB Tests/Vaccinations

Proof of negative TB test within 6 months of externship Rabies prophylaxis and seasonal influenza vaccination (depending on time of year) desirable


Does program accept International applicants?

Yes


Misc. Information

Completion of necropsy/pathology rotation as well as medicine and surgery clinical rotations desirable but not required


Last Date Edited

12/2015

 

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