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Externship Opportunities - Wisconsin


Institution

International Crane Foundation

Address

International Crane Foundation, E-11376 Shady Lane Rd

City

Baraboo

State/Province

WI

Country

United States

Zip Code

53913 

Primary Contact

Dr. Barry Hartup

Position (of Contact)

Director of Conservation Medicine

Phone

6083569462 x150

Email Address

hartup@savingcranes.org

Fax

6083569465

Clinical Experience (to be gained during program)

Preceptors can expect to gain practical experience in crane capture, transport, anesthesia, preventive medicine, disease surveillance and the contribution of veterinary medicine to crane conservation including field project support and professional consultations. 

Research

Preceptors are encouraged to complete and report on a research or laboratory project during their stay.

Allied Institution

International Crane Foundation

Responsibilities

Preceptors will train with the Conservation Medicine Department in all phases of the clinical practice, but have opportunities for interaction with the Crane Conservation Department and North America Program to learn captive propagation and field techniques, respectively, with this unique family of birds. 

Duration

4 to 6 weeks

Application Requests

Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae or resume and one letter of recommendation from a faculty member of their home institution to: Dr. Barry Hartup, Director of Conservation Medicine, International Crane Foundation, E-11376 Shady Lane Road, Baraboo, WI 53913, or email to hartup@savingcranes.org. Please view our website at www.savingcranes.org.

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

May 2019

Application Deadline

December 31st of year preceding preceptorship

Class Standing

Senior veterinary student

Compensation

None

Housing

Provided; on-site

Transportation

None

Insurance

None

Expenses

None

TB Tests/Vaccinations

NA

Does program accept International applicants?

No

Misc. Information


Last Date Edited

10/2018

 

 

 

Institution

Milwaukee County Zoo

 


Address

10001 W. Bluemound Rd.

 


City

Milwaukee

 


State/Province

WI

 


Country

United States

 


Zip Code

53226

 


Primary Contact

Christy Rettenmund DVM, Dipl. ACZM

 


Position (of Contact)

Staff Veterinarian

 


Phone

414-256-5494

 


Email Address

christy.rettenmund@milwaukeecountywi.gov

 


Fax

414-256-2522

 


Clinical Experience (to be gained during program)

Students will gain clinical veterinary experience maintaining captive wildlife in a zoological setting. Emphasis will be placed on preventative health programs, quarantine, clinical pathology, pathology, nutrition, behavioral enrichment, husbandry, and management of a variety of species, including mega vertebrates, hoofstock, large carnivores, non-human primates, small mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles.

 


Research

 


Allied Institution

University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine, International Crane Foundation

 


Responsibilities

Students will participate in all facets of zoological medicine, including medical and surgical treatment, preventative medicine, quarantine procedures, animal restraint, clinical pathology, and case rounds. Students are expected to review medical records, develop anesthetic protocols, monitor anesthesia, complete physical examinations, collect and interpret diagnostics, and develop treatment plans for each case in which they participate. Students will assist the veterinarians and veterinary technicians with all medical procedures during their rotation. 

 


Duration

minimum of 4 weeks

 


Application Requests

Letter of intent, resume, potential dates of externship

 


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

Applications taken continuously

 


Application Deadline

Applications are encouraged at least 1 year in advance of proposed rotation period

 


Class Standing

Fourth year veterinary student (last year of their program) at the time of the extenship

 


Compensation

None

 


Housing

None provided

 


Transportation

None provided; recommend that student has a vehicle as limited public transportation is available 

 


Insurance

Students should have their own

 


Expenses

Student responsibility

 


TB Tests/Vaccinations

Negative TB test within 6 months of externship

 


Does program accept International applicants?

No

 


Misc. Information

 


Last Date Edited

7/2019

 

 

 

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