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Internship Available at Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine

 

Institution

Tufts Wildlife Clinic at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University

 


Address (City, Street, State/Province, Zip)

200 Westboro Road, North Grafton, Massachusetts 01536

 


Primary Contact

Florina Tseng

 


Primary Contact Email, Phone

flo.tseng@tufts.edu

 


Number of Positions Available

2

 


Matching Program?

No

 


On what date will this position next be available?

June 15, 2020 or July 13, 2020

 


Application Deadline

October 25, 2019

 


Application should include

Interested applicants should apply online at https://wildlife.tufts.edu/opportunities/internship­ program/. Applicants will need to submit the following: • Curriculum vitae • Letter of interest, indicating career goals • 3 letters of reference • Official veterinary school academic transcript Applications should be submitted online at https://wildlife.tufts.edu/opportunities/internship-program/ or by hard copy or email to: Flo Tseng, DVM Wildlife Clinic Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University 200 Westboro Rd. North Grafton, MA 01536 flo.tseng@tufts.edu

 


Experience Required

See Description

 


Accept International Applicants

Yes

 


Salary/Benefits

yes

 


Length of Commitment/Start Date

1 year: The first internship will run from June 15, 2020 until June 30, 2021. The second internship will run from July 13, 2020 until July 30, 2021. 

 


Program Description

The Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, offers two paid internships in Wildlife and Conservation Medicine at its Wildlife Clinic housed in the Bernice Barbour Wildlife Medicine Building on Tufts' North Grafton, MA campus. The Wildlife Clinic provides diagnostic, surgical, and professional services for diverse wildlife species native to New England. The Clinic serves the six New England states. The intern will spend the majority of her/his time on clinical service. Duties will include assisting with all aspects of patient care at the Tufts Wildlife Clinic including record-keeping, medical diagnostics, surgery, necropsy and emergency duty. In these activities, interns will assist clinicians on duty in teaching and supervising of fourth year students on rotation in the Clinic. The intern will have major responsibility for the supervision of the animal health program at the Ecotarium, a small regional zoo. Interns will be expected to be active participants in daily rounds and to participate in ongoing Clinic research programs. Interns will also gain teaching experience by assisting Wildlife Clinic faculty with core, elective and continuing education courses. Candidates for the internship must possess the DVM, VMD or equivalent degree. Applicants must be graduates of AAVMC accredited veterinary schools. Interest or experience in ecology, conservation biology, wildlife management, pathology, toxicology or related disciplines is a plus. An externship or short working visit prior to application is encouraged. Candidates should be committed to participating in and fostering close teamwork and must be able to demonstrate good communication skills and the ability to work with a wide variety of people. Tufts University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Qualified women, minority candidates and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 


Last Date Edited

9/2019

 

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