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Externship Opportunities - Tennessee

 


 

Institution

Nashville Zoo

Address

3777 Nolensville Rd

City

Nashville

State/Province

Tennessee

Country

USA

Zip Code

37211

Primary Contact

Melinda Kommavongsa

Position (of Contact)

Hospital Keeper

Phone

615-833-1534 ext. 123

Email Address

mgilbert@nashvillezoo.org

Fax


Clinical Experience (to be gained during program)

Students will work with two full time veterinarians, two full time licensed veterinary technicians, and two full time hospital keepers. They will experience the day to day operations of the zoo assisting with preventative and emergency care as well as learning animal husbandry as the opportunity arises. 

Research

If the time and opportunity allow it, students are encouraged to come up with a retrospective or prospective research project.

Allied Institution


Responsibilities

Students are responsible for assisting the veterinarian team with day to day care of animal care operations. They will be responsible for researching and studying about upcoming and current cases, and assist with examinations, clinical procedures and surgery. They will have the opportunity to expand their cytology and hematological skills. Students are responsible for presenting a 30-60 minute powerpoint presentation towards the end of their externship to the animal care staff on either a current, pertinent topic or on a research project performed by the student. 

Duration

4-8 weeks

Application Requests

            Please see our website for details on Application Requirements. 
            https://www.nashvillezoo.org/jobsinternships   


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


Application Deadline

           
None


Class Standing

4th year clinical rotation

Compensation

None

Housing

None

Transportation

Responsibility of student

Insurance

           
Responsibility of student


Expenses

A $10 program fee

TB Tests/Vaccinations

Proof of negative TB test within a year

Does program accept International applicants?

No

Misc. Information

            Please see our website for more detailed information regarding this position as well as         
            application requirements.   https://www.nashvillezoo.org/jobsinternships 

Last Date Edited

4/2018


              

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