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Externships Available in Minnesota

Externship Opportunities
Minnesota


Institution

The Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Minnesota


Address

2530 Dale St N


City

Roseville


State/Province

MN


Country

USA


Zip Code

55113


Primary Contact

Leslie Reed, DVM


Position (of Contact)

Senior Veterinarian, Director of Veterinary Education


Phone

651-486-9410 Ext 1107


Email Address

leslie@wrcmn.org


Fax


Clinical Experience (to be gained during program)

Externs will spend 40-45 hours/week in the treatment room working alongside the veterinarians assisting with handling and restraint of many different species of wildlife, admission and physical exams of new patients, recheck and pre-release assessments, fracture immobilization, wound care and management, drug and fluid administration, radiograph interpretation, orthopedic and soft tissue surgery, anesthesia induction and monitoring, and physical therapy.


Research


Allied Institution


Responsibilities


Duration

Minimum 2 weeks, no maximum


Application Requests

Interested applicants should send a copy of their current CV, 1 letter of recommendation and interested dates to Leslie Reed, DVM at leslie@wrcmn.org For more information about WRC, visit our website at: www.wrcmn.org


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

Applicants accepted year round


Application Deadline

Ongoing, spots are filled first come, first served


Class Standing


Compensation

None


Housing

Housing not provided; a document listing nearby housing options is available upon request


Transportation

Student's responsibility


Insurance

None


Expenses


TB Tests/Vaccinations

Student must be vaccinated for rabies and have a current rabies antibody titer on file with us (within the past 2 years) before starting the externship. An UTD Tetanus vaccine is highly recommended


Does program accept International applicants?

Yes


Misc. Information


Last Date Edited

09/2017

 

 

Institution

The Raptor Center - University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine

 


Address

1920 Fitch Ave

 


City

St. Paul

 


State/Province

MN

 


Country

United States

 


Zip Code

55108

 


Primary Contact

Steve Turnbull

 


Position (of Contact)

Executive Admin Assistant

 


Phone

612-624-3391

 


Email Address

TRCExterns@umn.edu

 


Fax

NA

 


Clinical Experience (to be gained during program)

 


Research

 


Allied Institution

 


Responsibilities

Externs are responsible for assisting the interns, residents, and senior clinicians in the diagnosis and surgical/medical treatment of raptors and other birds admitted to the Center. The caseload is greater than 1,000 birds a year. During the rotation, externs will participate in all aspects of clinical medicine and surgery of raptors including: captive management, anesthesia, medicine and surgery, avian hematology and imaging, and necropsy. A short project is required. Possible topics include a case report, literature review, or other project to be determined by extern interests and the discretion of the faculty.

 


Duration

3-6 weeks, some potential for flexibility

 


Application Requests

 


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

 


Application Deadline

 


Class Standing

 


Compensation

 


Housing

 


Transportation

 


Insurance

 


Expenses

 


TB Tests/Vaccinations

 


Does program accept International applicants?

Yes

 


Misc. Information

Externs are accepted April through November. More info at www.raptor.umn.edu/about/externships

 


Last Date Edited

10/2019

 

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