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Externship Opportunities - Minnesota

 


 

Institution:

Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Minnesota

Address:

2530 Dale St N

City:

Roseville

State/Province:

MN

Country:

USA

Zip Code:

55113

Primary Contact:

Leslie Reed

Position (of Contact):

Staff Veterinarian

Phone:

651-486-9410 ext 107

Email:

leslie@wrcmn.org

Fax:

651-486-9420

Clinical Experience (to be gained during program):

Case load May-September is 50-100 new cases/day. October-April is 5-50 new cases/day. Externs will spend 40-45 hours/week in the treatment room working alongside the veterinarians assisting with admission and physical exams of new patients, fracture immobilization, wound care, drug and fluid administration, radiographic interpretation, orthopedic and soft tissue surgery, hematology analysis, and physical therapy. Externship length minimum is 2 weeks. Housing is not provided, but information regarding nearby extended stay hotels and university housing is provided. Summer positions fill up quickly, so apply early! Interested applicants should send a copy of their current CV and requested dates to Leslie Reed, DVM at leslie@wrcmn.org For more information about WRC, visit our website at: www.wrcmn.org

Research:

Independent research projects are available if student is interested.

Allied Institutions:

N/A

Responsibilities:

Admission of new patients (triage, physical exam, assessment, treatment recommendations, etc), recheck examinations of existing patients, procedures as needed (bandaging, splinting, wound care, surgeries, etc) opportunity to learn diagnostic techniques (bloodwork, radiographs, etc) interpretation of diagnostics, any other veterinary duties needed at the time.

Duration:

2-8 weeks

Application Requests:

send current CV and requested dates to Leslie Reed, DVM (leslie@wrcmn.org)

Application Deadline:

open

Class Standing:

N/A

Compensation:

not provided

Housing:

not provided, can provide recommendations

Transportation:

not provided

Insurance:

not provided

Expenses:

Student responsibility

TB Test/Vaccinations:

Need to have a current (w/in 2 years) adequate rabies titer

Does program accept International applicants?

Yes

Misc. Information:

WRCMN is a full-service emergency wildlife hospital that treats approximately 8500 injured, ill, and orphaned wild animals annually, representing 160 different species. With a year-round staff of 10, including 2 veterinarians and 3 veterinary technicians, WRC is the busiest and largest wild animal hospital in the nation. We are equipped with a surgery suite, ultrasound, endoscopy, radiology, and do most labwork in-house.

Last date edited:

9/2011

 

 

 


 

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