Zoo Med Support Intern
Zoo Animal Hospital (1 Position Available)
Posting Period: 9 January 2012– 31 March 2012
DESCRIPTION & OBJECTIVES:
This one-year, unpaid position provides administrative and research support to the departmental (veterinary, nutrition, pest control) operations and staff, especially Director of Veterinary Services, clinical veterinarians, and veterinary residents.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The primary focus of the position is medical record searches, literature management, maintenance of residency course schedule and documentation, including interviews, maintenance of departmental website content, and providing administrative support to staff veterinarians directly. This position does not involve direct animal care duties or routine veterinary job shadowing.
Although minimal credential of high school graduation or GED-equivalent is required, it is expected that this position will be filled by persons that have completed undergraduate college studies. Preference will be given to those individuals with degrees in the biological sciences or veterinary medicine, or with future plans for entry into veterinary school. Further preference will be given to those individuals with prior administrative assistant experience, data entry experience, TRACKS, or medical or veterinary clerical or record experience.
SCHEDULE: Available to work any of regular workdays (Monday-Friday) as full- or nearly full-time (5-8 hour day); available to work for special events that may occur outside of regular work schedule, including evenings, weekends, or holidays, when needed.
Please send cover letter, resume, and completed application to:
Human Resources Department - firstname.lastname@example.org
Lincoln Park Zoo, P.O. Box 14903
Chicago, Illinois 60614
FAX: (312) 742-2299 (No phone calls please.)
Visit our website at www.lpzoo.org for a printable version of our application.
Lincoln Park Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer