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Auburn University/Birmingham Zoo
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Resume, cover letter, and 3 letters of recommendation
Prerequisites other than being a Graduate of a College of Veterinary Medicine are the completion of a rotating internship or equivalent practice experience
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The Exotic Service of the Department of Clinical Sciences of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Auburn University offers a 1 year specialty internship in exotic animal medicine with an emphasis in raptor medicine and zoo medicine. The program start date is firstname.lastname@example.org. Application deadline is . Incomplete applications will not be consider. Questions can be directed to Dr. Seth Oster at email@example.com. For information about Auburn University, College of Veterinary Medicine and the community can be found at the University web sites: www.auburn.edu or www.vetmed.auburn.edu. Applicants are required to be AVMA members so the department can provide AVMA Professional Liability Insurance. Faculty state licensure by examination is required and the fee is reimbursed by the Department of Clinical Sciences. Any required work permits or visas are the responsibility of the applicants. Auburn University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. The candidate(s) selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointments are scheduled to begin and must be able to communicate effectively in English. Prerequisites other than being a Graduate of a College of Veterinary Medicine are the completion of a rotating internship or equivalent practice experience. Interns are considered non degree seeking graduate students. Interns must be able to meet entrance requirements for the AU Graduate School (the GRE is waived, see below) and must be enrolled in the graduate program throughout their internship program. Tuition will be paid through the Department. Please note there are additional requirements if selected for the position: 1. Graduate School: Internship programs at AU-CVM require applicants to have a DVM degree or equivalent and to meet all expectations of the selection committee for the internship program. The successful candidate will fulfill all admission requirements to the Auburn University Graduate School; however the GRE requirement is waived. Original transcripts for ALL college coursework will be required. If an international candidate is accepted into an internship program at AU-CVM, all international applicants MUST SUBMIT an OFFICIAL score on the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) directly to the Auburn University Graduate School from the Education Testing Service or IELTS (International English Language Testing System). Exemptions are considered on a case-by-case basis, depending on their official government language and medium of instruction. Students MUST SCORE at least 550 on the paper TOEFL (pBT), 213 on the computer TOEFL (cBT), and 79 on the internet TOEFL (iBT) or 6.5 Overall Band Score on the IELTS to be considered for admission. On the iBT, students must score a minimum of 16 on the four component parts of the iBT (reading, listening, speaking, writing). 2. Licensure: If a candidate is accepted into an internship program at AU-CVM, all requirements must be met to hold and maintain a faculty license in the State of Alabama. See http://asbvme.alabama.gov/defaand the end date is . The program is supervised at the College of Veterinary Medicine by Dr. Seth Oster. Training will take place within the Bailey Small Animal Teaching Hospital and Southeastern Raptor Center. In addition, a total of 12 weeks of the internship will take place at the Birmingham Zoo. While there, the intern will be supervised by Dr. Stephanie McCain, DVM, Dipl ACZM. Applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and 3 letters of recommendation to
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