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Externships Available in Belize

 

Institution:

Belize Wildlife & Referral Clinic

Address:

Tiger Run Mile 67 Western Hwy

City:

Central Farm

State/Province:

Cayo

Country:

Belize

Zip Code:

N/A

Primary Contact:

Justin Ford

Position (of Contact):

Internship Manager

Phone:

501-672-3251

Email:

jford@belizewildlifeclinic.org

Fax:

N/A

Clinical Experience (to be gained during program):

The Belize Wildlife and Referral Clinic (BWRC) www.belizewildlifeclinic.org welcomes prospective  externs with a strong interest in conservation and Wildlife Veterinary Medicine. Depending on educational and experience level, externships may range from introductory, to more specialized. As such, externships are available for students ranging from pre-veterinary to veterinary and graduate students (see post graduate educational opportunities posting for more information on positions for graduate veterinarians). Externships are designed for 3rd or 4th year veterinary students conducting clinical rotations in Wildlife & Zoo medicine. Externs have the opportunity to work at the BWRC, and in some cases at partner wildlife centers in Belize.

Research:

N/A

Allied Institutions:

Forest Department of Belize The Belize Wildlife Conservation Network (BWCN) Belize Bird Rescue Wildtracks The Belize Zoo

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities vary depending on applicant's qualifications but may include: Patient Intake Diagnostics (X-Ray, Fecals, etc.) Patient Treatment Surgery observation or assistance Patient Care Patient Husbandry Food Preparation Cleaning Client Interaction May attend some wildlife emergency field calls

Duration:

2-10 weeks

Application Requests:

Please inquire jford@belizewildlifeclinic.org

Application Deadline:

ongoing

Class Standing:

N/A

Compensation:

N/A

Housing:

Provided

Transportation:

Provided

Insurance:

Medical plus international air ambulance recommended

Expenses:

Please inquire jford@belizewildlifeclinic.org

TB Test/Vaccinations:

Please consult your clinician

Does program accept International applicants?

Yes

Misc. Information:

Species common at BWRC Birds (Parrots, Raptors & others) Iguanas Primates and a huge diversity of Belizean Wildlife.

Last date edited:

2/2013

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