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Externships OH

 Externship Opportunities - Ohio

 


 

Institution:

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden (Will not be taking applications for externs until Fall of 2017)

 

 

 

Institution:

Columbus Zoo & Aquarium

Address:

9990 Riverside Drive

City:

Powell

State/Province:

OH

Country:

USA

Zip Code:

43065

Primary Contact:

Randy Junge DVM

Position (of Contact):

Senior Veterinarian

Phone:

614-645-3414

Email:

Randy.Junge@columbuszoo.org

Fax:

614-724-3564

Clinical Experience (to be gained during program):

During the externship, students will participate in all aspects of the veterinary department’s activities, including routine, emergency, and preventative health care of the animal collection, maintaining health records, assisting the veterinary technicians with routine tests, and assisting in the care of hospitalized animals. Subjects: 1. Husbandry – diet, nutrition, enclosures, safety concerns, behavioral/enrichment 2. Preventative medicine – vaccine protocols, dewormers, quarantine, isolation 3. Medical techniques and procedures – PE, anesthesia, drug delivery systems, treatment options, diagnostics, necropsy, reproduction 4. Rounds/cases – chronic cases, herd health 5. Ethics – captive populations, conservation, restoration, treatments

Research:

Students will have opportunity to participate in on-going research projects. There is also opportunity for independent research projects if student is motivated.

Allied Institutions:

The Wilds, Ohio State University

Responsibilities:

Students will be assigned to a 4-6 week period based on schedule availability and college requirements. Selected students are required to attend Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm; however, extra hours may be required depending on circumstances and caseload. Students are not required to attend the zoo on the weekends but are encouraged to take advantage of the opportunity.

Duration:

4-6 week minimum

Application Requests:

Cover letter, Resume, Preferred dates of externship

Application Deadline:

Open

Class Standing:

Senior Veterinary Student

Compensation:

None

Housing:

Student is responsible for housing

Transportation:

Student is responsible for transportation

Insurance:

Student must have health insurance

Expenses:

None

TB Test/Vaccinations:

TB test current within last 12 months

Does program accept International applicants:

Yes

Last date edited:

8/2012

 

 

Institution
Toledo Zoo
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Address
2700 Broadway, Toledo, OH USA 43609
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Primary Contact and Position of Contact
Yousuf Jafarey, DVM; Associate Veterinarian
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E-mail Address
yousuf.jafarey@toledozoo.org
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Phone
419-385-5721 x 2209
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Fax
419-385-6924
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Clinical Experience (to be gained during program)
Clinical Zoo Medicine, including but not limited to, general medicine / surgery, clinical pathology, radiology, pathology, and record keeping.
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Research
Participation in current research projects on site.
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Allied Institutions
N/A
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Responsibilities
Actively participate and assist veterinary and zoo staff with daily procedures; short-term project or clinical case presentation required.
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Duration
4-8 weeks
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Application Requests
Letter of intent with desired dates for externship, curriculum vitae, three references with contact numbers provided.
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Application Deadline
None, positions are on first come basis.
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Class Standing
Senior veterinary students.
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Compensation
None
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Housing
Room in a house adjacent to zoo property provided.
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Transportation
None.
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Insurance
Students must provide their own coverage.
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Expenses
Students responsibility
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TB tests / vaccination requirements
Tb test within 1 year.  Current tetanus and rabies vaccinations.
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Program accepts international applicants
Yes
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Miscellaneous information
N/A
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Last Date Edited
8/2013
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Institution

the Wilds



Address

14000 International Road



City

Cumberland



State/Province

Ohio



Country

United States



Zip Code

43732



Primary Contact

Jan Ramer, DVM, Diplomate ACZM



Position (of Contact)

Director of Conservation Medicine/Staff Veterinarian



Phone

740-638-5030 x 2109



Email Address

jramer@thewilds.org



Fax



Clinical Experience (to be gained during program)

Conservation medicine/One Health principles, preventive medicine, clinical medicine and management of hoofstock (giraffe, rhino, antelope, cervids, bovids, equids, camelids), carnivores (cheetah, African painted dogs, dholes), program animals (serval, skunk, sloth, opossum, reptiles and amphibians). Large herd management in semi free-ranging conditions will be emphasized. Other areas of emphasis may include disease ecology, reproductive physiology, One Health, native wildlife health.



Research

Participation in ongoing research is possible. Independent projects wil be considered on a case by case basis.



Allied Institution



Responsibilities

Students are encouraged to become actively involved in procedures ranging from basic animal management to field immobilization procedures and associated laboratory techniques. The preceptor will assist in the daily management of all animals, including the evaluation and treatment of any clinical cases. This participation involves assisting with chemical and physical restraint procedures, becoming familiar with drug usage and dosages, maintaining records (both written and ZIMS), becoming familiar with equipment and drug delivery systems, and performing post-mortem examinations. Students develop proficiency in current in-house laboratory procedures such as parasite diagnostic techniques and are expected to assist with various routine duties such as the upkeep of instruments, equipment, and the clinic area.



Duration

6 - 8 week blocks



Application Requests

Students should submit an application packet containing the following: (1) letter of intent, 300 words or less, (2) resume/CV, (3) two letters of recommendation, a letter endorsed by the Dean’s office of their veterinary school stating that the student has at least a 3.0 GPA, and (4) a prioritized list of three 6 to 8 week blocks of time. Please include appropriate contact information so that we may easily reach you. Applications are typically accepted a year in advance.



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



Application Deadline



Class Standing

4th year veterinary students



Compensation

No compensation



Housing

On-site shared housing is required and costs $75.00/ week.



Transportation

Students must provide their own transportaion.



Insurance

Students must provide their own health and driving insurance.



Expenses

Students are responsible for all expenses.



TB Tests/Vaccinations

Students must show proof of negative TB test and current protective rabies titer or proof of recent booster vaccination.



Does program accept International applicants?

Yes



Misc. Information

The Wilds is situated on nearly 10,000 acres of reclaimed surface-mined land in southeastern Ohio. We are a nonprofit organization whose mission is to support conservation through innovative education, breeding and research programs that emphasize the protection and intensive management of our wildlife resources.



Last Date Edited

9/2015



 

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