Print Page | Contact Us | Sign In | Join Today
Externships Available in Indiana

Externship Opportunities - Indiana


 

 

Institution:

Fort Wayne Children's Zoo

Address:

3411 Sherman Blvd

City:

Fort Wayne

State/Province:

IN

Country:

United States

Zip Code:

46808

Primary Contact:

Kami Fox DVM

Position (of Contact):

Associate Veterinarian

Phone:

260-427-6815

Email:

kami@kidszoo.org

Fax:

260-427-6859

Clinical Experience (to be gained during program):

The student will support the zoo’s veterinary department by assisting with all aspects of veterinary care to a diverse collection of over 900 animals. The externship is designed to introduce the student to the field of zoo/exotic veterinary medicine. The extern will report directly to the zoo’s veterinarian.

Research:

A research project is not required but is highly encouraged and supported by the zoo.

Allied Institutions:

None

Responsibilities:

The student will spend 40 hrs/week assisting the veterinary staff with routine procedures (treatments, immobilizations, diagnostic imaging, necropsies, surgeries, etc), hospital maintenance, and care of animals housed at the veterinary hospital. Responsibilities will be based on the student's experience and interests. Previous experience working with exotic species is highly encouraged.

Duration:

4-8 weeks

Application Requests:

CV, 3 references, letter of intent, and requested dates.

Application Deadline:

Open until time slots are filled.

Class Standing:

Senior veterinary students preferred

Compensation:

None

Housing:

None

Transportation:

None

Insurance:

None

Expenses:

None

TB Test/Vaccinations:

Negative TB test within 1 yr of start date. Up to date rabies, hepatitis B, and tetanus vaccinations recommended.

Does program accept International applicants?:

Yes

Misc. Information:

Additional information and a downloadable application form can be found at the zoo's website: http://www.kidszoo.org/education/interships/vetintern.htm Please note that although the web site refers to the program as an internship, the program is a veterinary externship, not a post-graduate program.

Last date edited.:

Mar2015

 

 

Institution

Indianapolis Zoo

Address

1200 West Washington Street

City

Indianapolis

State/Province

Indiana

Country

United States

Zip Code

46222

Primary Contact

Michelle Bowman, DVM

Position (of Contact)

Associate Veterinarian

Phone

3176302065

Email Address

mbowman@indyzoo.com

Fax

3176305154 

Clinical Experience (to be gained during program)

Students work alongside the veterinarians and learn all aspects of veterinary care within a zoological setting.

Research 


Allied Institution

None 

Responsibilities

Students will spend a minimum of 40 hours per week at the zoo observing and assisting the veterinarians with all aspects of clinical medicine including patient treatments, immobilizations, diagnostic sample collection, necropsies, laboratory work, diagnostic imaging, and surgery. Students are required to complete and present a project by the end of the externship. 

Duration

4-8 weeks

Application Requests

Indianapolis Zoo's Veterinary Externship Application Form (available on zoo's website), cover letter, CV, 2 letters of recommendation, and a copy of current grade transcript. Please submit complete application packet to Manager of Volunteer Services, 1200 W. Washington Street, PO Box 22309, Indianapolis, IN 46222-0309 or fax to 317-630-2031.

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

Applications accepted continuously until all time periods are filled.

Application Deadline


Class Standing

4th-year veterinary students

Compensation

None 

Housing

None 

Transportation

None 

Insurance

None

Expenses

None

TB Tests/Vaccinations

Students need proof of rabies vaccination as well as proof of a negative TB test within the previous 12 months. 

Does program accept International applicants?

No 

Misc. Information

Additional information and a downloadable application form can be found on the Indianapolis Zoo's website: https://www.indianapoliszoo.com/jobs-volunteer/internships/

Last Date Edited

11/2019

 

 

[Back to Externship Opportunties - United States]

 

Location

581705 White Oak Road
Yulee, FL 32097 USA

Contact Us

Local: (904) 225-3275
Fax: (904) 225-3289
Email:Admin@AAZV.org

Connect With Us