Externship Opportunities - Rhode Island
Roger Williams Park Zoo
1000 Elmwood Ave
Dr. Kimberlee Wojick
Position (of Contact)
401-785-3510 ext 344
Clinical Experience (to be gained during program)
Students will gain experience in clinical zoological medicine including preventative medicine, diagnostics, surgery, necropsy, husbandry, restraint, and nutrition.
Research interests should be discussed during the application process.
Students will participate in the daily activities of the veterinary staff by assisting in preventative medical procedures, emergency medicine, nutrition, necropsy, exotic animal husbandry, and in maintaining medical records using ZIMS. During the externship, students will prepare an in depth presentation or project to be given to veterinary and/or keeper staff on a subject of their choice. Students are also responsible for completing assignments including case research and participating in journal club discussions.
Students interested in applying for an externship should submit a current CV and a short letter detailing why you are applying for the externship. Applications should be made a soon as the student knows their availability.
If applications are not taken continuously, at what date will this position next be available?
Applications accepted continuously.
Positions filled on a first come, first serve basis.
Juniors and Seniors during their clinical rotations. Students are encouraged to schedule the externship late in their clinical year.
No compensation provided.
Housing is not provided.
Public transportation may be possible depending on where housing is found, but most students find it easier to provide their own transportation.
Students need to maintain full insurance coverage throughout the program.
Personal expenses only.
We require a negative TB test within the past 12 months, and proof of rabies vaccination or protective titer within the past 24 months.
Does program accept International applicants?
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