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Internship Available at Memphis Zoo
Institution
Memphis Zoo

Address (City, Street, State/Province, Zip)
2000 Prentiss Place

Primary Contact
Dr. Felicia Knightly

Primary Contact Email, Phone
fknightly@memphiszoo.org

Number of Positions Available
1

Matching Program?
No

On what date will this position next be available?
June 1 2020

Application Deadline
February 28, 2020 - Apply online atmemphiszoo.org/careers

Application should include
Resume, Letter of Reference

Experience Required
• Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from an AVMA-accredited institution. • Successful completion of the National Board Examination • State of Tennessee Veterinary Medical License.

Accept International Applicants
No

Salary/Benefits
Annual Salary paid bi-weekly - eligible for MZS full-time benefits

Length of Commitment/Start Date
1 year

Program Description
The Memphis Zoo is home to a diverse collection of over 4,000 animals representing over 400 species. This internship is an educational position designed to immerse the intern in all aspects of medical and daily care for the zoo’s entire animal collection, including mammals, birds, reptiles, and aquatic species. In addition to clinical work, the veterinary intern will have opportunities to participate in procedures alongside the zoo’s active research department. The intern will gain hands on experience in the duties listed below: • Preventive health care including procedures such as physical exams, quarantine exams and pre-shipment exams. • Perform necropsies. • Maintain complete medical records within Species360. • Effectively communicate with staff in all departments. • Work effectively with Zoo Hospital team.

Last Date Edited
12/2019


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