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Externship Opportunity in Malawi

 

Institution

Lilongwe Wildlife Trust


Address

Lilongwe Wildlife Centre, Kenyatta Road


City

Lilongwe


State/Province


Country

Malawi


Zip Code


Primary Contact

Kate Moore


Position (of Contact)

Programmes Manager


Phone


Email Address

lilongwewildlife@gmail.com


Fax


Clinical Experience (to be gained during program)

Wildlife experience including incoming exams, minor trauma, health checks, routine diagnostics, preventative medicine and post mortems


Research

Not applicable for this placement


Allied Institution

None


Responsibilities

As part of our volunteer programme we also offer two placements at any one time for vet externs, aimed at students enrolled in vet school. Our vet externs will be able to get involved in all aspects of animal health at Lilongwe Wildlife Ccentre, an award winning wildlife rescue centre home to just under 200 wild animals, with particular focus on veterinary care.


Duration

2-12 weeks


Application Requests

The vet extern placements are aimed at vet students that have completed at least one year of veterinary school. Qualified vets and vet nurses are also a major asset to the project as a whole and may be considered outside of the externship programme on our standard volunteer programme.


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

N/A


Application Deadline

None


Class Standing

N/A


Compensation

None


Housing

On-site accommodation provided


Transportation

Airports transfers covered (if arriving and departing on a Tuesday)


Insurance

Responsibility of student


Expenses

Food provided by on-site chef


TB Tests/Vaccinations

TB test and Rabies vaccination required


Does program accept International applicants?

Yes


Misc. Information

For more information please visit our website: http://www.lilongwewildlife.org/vetexternships/


Last Date Edited

09/2015


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