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|Amphibian Veterinary Conservation Research Zoo Internship: Houston Toads|
Houston Zoo Inc.
Dr. Maryanne Tocidlowski
Position (of Contact)
Clinical Experience (to be gained during program)
Amphibian Veterinary Conservation Research Zoo Internship: Houston Toads (for 1-2nd year veterinary students)
The Houston Zoo is seeking a Veterinary Student Intern for our Houston Toad Conservation Program. This is an opportunity to work with one of the most endangered amphibians in the United States through a unique recovery partnership with the Zoo’s herpetology department, veterinary department, field partners, and USFWS. More information about the zoo’s efforts in saving the Houston toad can be found on our website at: http://www.houstonzoo.org/savi
10-12 weeks (May-August)
To apply, visit http://www.houstonzoo.org/inte
If applications are not taken continuously, at what date will this position next be available?
$55 on-boarding fee
Negative TB test within a year of participation
Does program accept International applicants?
REQUIREMENTS • Applicants should have completed one to two years of veterinary education and have an interest in non-domestic or zoo animal medicine and conservation • Pay a one-time $55 fee to offset the cost of your on-boarding and uniform if accepted into the internship program (this cost may be higher for international applicants) • A negative TB test must be provided and valid for the entire internship • Minimum of 200 hours during summer months (hour breakdown per week can be discussed) • Weekly meetings with veterinarian Dr. Maryanne Tocidlowski to go over progress, trouble shoot, re-direct, etc. • Mid-term and final evaluations • Research project and presentation to staff with potential for publication
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Julie Swenson along with many other colleagues participated in a release of scimitar horned oryx back into the wild. Check out the story HERE.