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|Internship Available at Memphis Zoo|
Address (City, Street, State/Province, Zip)
2000 Prentiss Place
Dr. Felicia Knightly
Primary Contact Email, Phone
Number of Positions Available
On what date will this position next be available?
June 1 2020
February 28, 2020 - Apply online atmemphiszoo.org/careers
Application should include
Resume, Letter of Reference
• 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
Annual Salary paid bi-weekly - eligible for MZS full-time benefits
Length of Commitment/Start Date
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.
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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.