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 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

USA


Zip Code

43732


Primary Contact

Dr Ellen Wiedner


Position (of Contact)

Director of Animal Health


Phone

740-638-5030 x 2109


Email Address

ewiedner@thewilds.org


Fax


Clinical Experience (to be gained during program)

This facility manages and breeds multiple herds of rare and endangered hoofstock including Indian and White Rhinos. Students will be engaged in veterinary activities with these animals on a daily basis. 


Research

Opportunities may be available


Allied Institution


Responsibilities

Participating in clinical activities. The student will also present a project, report or research review at the end of six weeks developed in conjunction with clinical staff.


Duration

six weeks


Application Requests

Applications are taken throughout the year. Two letters of recommendation should be sent directly to ewiedner@thewilds.org. A letter of good standing is required from the dean of the veterinary school confirming a 3.0 GPA or higher. A letter of intent and a current CV should be emailed to ewiedner@thewilds.org


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


Application Deadline


Class Standing

A letter of good standing is required from the Dean stating that the applicant has a 3.0 GPA or higher


Compensation

None


Housing

On-site housing is available for $250/month


Transportation

Student must have a vehicle


Insurance


Expenses

Housing includes laundry facilities and a kitchen. Supplies for these facilities will need to be supplied by the student.


TB Tests/Vaccinations

Students should have proof of rabies vaccination and a negative TB test within the past year.


Misc. Information


Last Date Edited 9/2017


 

 

 

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