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Université de Montréal
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Number of Positions Available
On what date will this position next be available?
To be determined, possibly in 2019
Application deadline is in January every 1-2 years, please contact the program to determine the date of the deadline as this may vary from year to year
Application should include
• a letter of intent, • a resume, • a photograph, • three letters of reference each accompanied by the personal evaluation grid, International students must also provide: • a copy of their passport and • transcripts of each year of veterinary studies specifying the GPA and class rank
Intership or equivalent experience
Accept International Applicants
25000-29000 CAN$/year (- tuition fees 4800-26000 CAN$/year)
Length of Commitment/Start Date
This residency is a 3-year (36 months), full time, graduate program of 108 credits obtained mostly from clinical training. A specialized study diploma (D.E.S.) is awarded on completion of the program. The intensive clinical training is concentrated in the field of zoological medicine. This program meets the requirements of the American College of Zoological Medicine. Essentially, the resident will participate in the activities of the Zoological Medicine Service (Raptor Clinic and Exotic Animal Clinic), the Centre québécois sur la santé des animaux sauvages of the Faculté de médecine vétérinaire (CQSAS) and of the Granby Zoo. The CQSAS offers veterinary expertise to various governmental and non-governmental agencies involved in wildlife protection in Quebec, and provides veterinary services for the Aquarium du Québec. Approximately 30% of the program will be dedicated to clinical activities in zoological institutions. The resident is required to complete a research project in the field of wildlife health medicine. Residents are eligible for 3 weeks of holidays per year which will be determined by the consultation committee and the CQSAS supervisor. Any professional activities performed outside the residency program must be declared to the CQSAS supervisor.
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