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Internship Available at St. Matthew's University

INSTITUTION (Name, address, contact number): 

St. Matthew’s University, School of Veterinary Medicine

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, BWI.

345-745-3199 ext 4014

This is a joint program with Boatswain’s Beach/Cayman Turtle Farm

 

PRIMARY CONTACT (Name, EMAIL address):

Heather Wilson Barron, DVM, Dipl ABVP-avian

hbarron@smu.ky

 

NUMBER OF POSITIONS: 1 internship

 

MATCHING PROGRAM:  No

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  March 1, 2009

 

APPLICATIONS SHOULD INCLUDE: a curriculum vitae and 3 letters of reference

 

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Preference will be given to candidates with experience in a zoo, aquarium or exotic animal medicine OR who have served an academic internship in large or small animal medicine.

 

ACCEPT INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS: Yes; anyone having a veterinary license in the United States, Canada, or the United Kingdom may apply.

 

SALARY/ BENEFITS:  $36,000 CI/yr (equivalent of $42,857 USD) plus benefits. Intern must register as a graduate student with SMU and pay $725 US in tuition per semester. Student housing available. The intern position is a non-degree graduate student program leading to an official University Certificate of Internship in Zoologic & Aquatic Medicine from SMU.

 

LENGTH OF COMMITMENT / START DATE:  1 year; start date is May 2009

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:  The intern works under the supervision of faculty members at SMU and will be responsible for working with a wide variety of marine and terrestrial species (30% captive sea turtles and other reptiles, 30% fish, eels, and elasmobranchs, 30% avian and small mammal, and 10% wildlife).

 

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