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Florida

Posted 3-October-2017

Veterinary Internship

Each year, CROW’s nonprofit hospital and rehabilitation center provides care for ~ 4000 patients representing over 200 species of native and migratory birds, mammals and reptiles (including sea turtles) on Southwest Florida’s Gulf Coast. Our mission is to advance the health, welfare, and conservation of wildlife through research, education, and cutting edge medical and surgical care. The program is 1 year in duration. Two positions are available; one through the VIRMP that starts July 1 and one outside the match that starts January 1 every year. Deadline for Application is October 15th every year for the January 1st start position. Interested applicants should send a letter of intent, CV, and 3 letters of reference to hbarron@crowclinic.org. For more information, please visit: http://crowclinic.org/articles/student-programs.

Massachusetts

Posted 18-August-2017

Veterinary Internship in Wildlife & Conservation Medicine

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 intern will spend the majority of her/his time on clinical service.  Candidates for the internship must possess the DVM, VMD or equivalent degree.

Important dates:  All applications must be received by October 27, 2017.

Applications should be submitted to:
Flo Tseng, DVM
Wildlife Clinic, TCSVM
200 Westboro Rd.
N. Grafton, MA  01536
flo.tseng@tufts.edu

For more information: 2018 internship information

Arizona

Posted 1-August-2017

EXOTIC PET MEDICINE AND SURGERY INTERNSHIP

Arizona Exotic Animal Hospital is a growing exotic pet, zoo, and wildlife exclusive hospital with 2 offices in Arizona. We are offering a 1-year internship starting June 15th, 2018. Our team of well-trained doctors and staff provide high quality veterinary medical and surgical care to our unique and diverse patients. We do not see dogs and cats allowing us to focus more on the special individual needs of the variety of species we work with. We maintain a happy work environment where everyone enjoys coming to work and working together to accomplish both personal and professional growth and greatness.

Please send CV/resume including a cover letter and 2 veterinarian references to  jjohnson@azeah.com by December 1st, 2017. Applicants will be notified by January 1st, 2018 of selection results.

Jay Johnson, DVM

For more information including salary and benefits: Internship announcement

Texas

Posted 24-January-2016

Internship Opportunity in Avian and Exotic Pet Medicine

Gulf Coast Avian and Exotics is accepting applications for an internship position in Avian and Exotic Pet medicine. This program is oriented towards veterinarians seeking residency training and board certification in this area. This position is a newly created 3rd position in addition to our two existing positions. The goal of the internship is to provide the veterinarian with the skills and knowledge base for clinical practice on exotic pet species. The caseload consists of approximately 50% small mammals, 40% avian, and 10% reptile.

Gulf Coast Avian and Exotics is part of Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists, a multi-specialty referral hospital in Houston, TX. We have 28 board-certified specialists representing surgery, avian practice, dermatology, dentistry, ophthalmology, critical care, cardiology, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, radiology, and physical therapy. The hospital is equipped with 24-hour nursing staff, an in-house laboratory, two intensive care units, digital radiology, ultrasound, fluoroscopy, computed tomography, MRI, nuclear medicine, flexible and rigid endoscopy, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, and radiation therapy (linear accelerator). The intern is encouraged to interact with the other specialties to provide comprehensive patient care. Attendance to teaching rounds/journal club is required and publication of a case report and/or research project is strongly encouraged. The intern will be responsible for after-hours avian and exotic emergency duty. There is opportunity for the motivated intern to spend time at a large local zoo and a wildlife rehabilitation facility.

The position is available immediately and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants must be U.S. licensed and will need to obtain a license to practice in Texas once accepted. Please submit a personal statement, curriculum vitae, 3 letters of reference, and official veterinary transcript from your University Registrar. Applications can be submitted by email to: avian@gcvs.com or by mail to: Gulf Coast Avian & Exotics, 1111 West Loop South, Suite 110, Houston, TX 77027. Applicants seeking additional information about the program are welcome to contact either Dr. Natalie Antinoff (drantinoff@gcvs.com) or Dr. Sue Chen (drchen@gcvs.com).

Illinois

Animal House of Chicago is offering internships with emphasis on exotic pets. This is a three doctor small animal practice in Chicago that sees 80% exotics of which 35% are reptiles and amphibians (approx. 10 reptile/amphibian patients per day), 30% birds, and 35% small mammals. Complete information on these opportunities can be obtained from: Animal House of Chicago, 2752 West Lawrence Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625. Phone 773-878-8002; Fax 773-878-0546 or E-mail:Exotxdr@aol.com. Visit the website AnimalHouseOfChicago.com

To list an internship, please contact us here.

 

Externships

New York

Great Neck, NY
Long Island Bird & Exotics Veterinary Clinic
www.birdexoticsvet.com
Minimum 2 weeks. Contact Kaitlin office@birdexoticsvet.com

Massachusetts

Externship in Wildlife and Conservation Medicine
The Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, offers an externship in Wildlife Medicine at its Wildlife Clinic housed in the Bernice Barbour Wildlife Medicine Building on Tufts’ North Grafton, MA campus. Candidates for the externship must be in their 4th year clinical rotations in order to be considered for this position. Applicants must attend AAVMC accredited veterinary schools. Students usually stay here for 2-4 week blocks between April-November, and are involved in every aspect of wildlife medicine from emergency on call duty, patient admissions, diagnostics and therapeutics, and anesthesia and surgery.

Tufts Wildlife Clinic

Required Forms:
•           a letter of interest
•           current CV
•           two letters of recommendation
•           some suggested blocks of specific times that you’ll be available

Applications should be submitted to:
Flo Tseng, DVM
Wildlife Clinic, TCSVM
200 Westboro Rd.
N. Grafton, MA  01536
flo.tseng@tufts.edu

Georgia

Pooler, GA:
Avian and Exotic Animal Hospital of Georgia
Avian and Exotic Animal Hospital of Georgia Extern Information

Texas

Houston:
Houston Zoo
Amphibian Conservation Internship 2016 Houston Zoo

Illinois

Chicago:
Animal House of Chicago, Complete Veterinary Care
ARAV-Externship-Form-20141

Chicago Exotics Animal Hospital
Chicago-Illinois_Exotics-Animal-Hospital-Externship-2014

Louisiana

Baton Rouge

Baton-Rouge-LA_LSU-Externship-form-2014

Minnesota

Roseville

Roseville-MN_Wildlife-Rehabilitation-Center-of-Minnesota-Externship

New Jersey

Lakewood

Lakewood-New-Jersey_Ocean-County-Veterinary-Hospital

North Carolina

Kannapolis

Kannapolis-North-Carolina_Griffin-Exotics-Externship-20141

To list externships please download and complete the ARAV Externship Form 2014 and return to Colin McDermott at cmcd.vmd@gmail.com.

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