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Institution

Denver Zoo 

 

 


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

* Currently not accepting applications while new hospital is being constructed.

 

 

Misc. Information

Externship program temporarily discontinued during hospital construction. Check back in 2019 for externships in 2020.

 


Last Date Edited

4/30/18 

 

 

 

Institution

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo


Address

4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Road


City

Colorado Springs


State/Province

CO


Country

USA


Zip Code

80906


Primary Contact

Eric Klaphake


Position (of Contact)

Associate Veterinarian


Phone


Email Address

eklaphake@cmzoo.org


Fax


Clinical Experience (to be gained during program)

Zoological Medicine


Research

NA


Allied Institution

Colorado State University, Western University


Responsibilities

Assist staff vets & vet techs with all aspects of zoo medicine including preventative medicine, medical work-ups, and potentially surgeries


Duration

2-4 weeks


Application Requests

Letter of intent, resume, and contact information for 2 professional references


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

Taken continuously


Application Deadline

First come, first serve. Recommend applying at least 1 year in advance


Class Standing

4th year veterinary students


Compensation

None


Housing

On-site housing available for fee


Transportation

Need to provide own vehicle


Insurance

Required but not provided by zoo


Expenses

Housing, background check; student responsible for personal expenses


TB Tests/Vaccinations

Negative TB test, up to date tetanus vaccine, criminal background check ($40)


Does program accept International applicants?

No


Misc. Information


Last Date Edited

7-2017


 

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