Posted on March, 2021
Avian and Exotic Animal Specialty Intern
Central Hospital for Veterinary Medicine has an open position for a one-year avian and exotic animal specialty intern. Central is a VECCS Level 1 certified referral and emergency/critical care facility located in North Haven, Connecticut. The goal of the Avian and Exotic Animal Department is to provide high standard care for the avian and exotic patients in the local community. We are looking for a highly motivated, punctual, individual with excellent record keeping, and client care/communication skills.
Posted on February 19, 2021
Veterinary Internship Program
Phoenix Zoo is offering a one-year internship program in zoological medicine for graduate veterinarians. The intern will participate in all aspects of veterinary care at the Phoenix Zoo. This will include daily rounds, preventative medicine examinations, anesthesia, diagnostic imaging, surgery, emergency medicine, necropsies, laboratory diagnostics, and clinical pharmacology. The intern will be expected to assist with daily care and maintenance of animals and the hospital, including medical treatments, laboratory submissions, and medical record keeping. Interns are expected to make great efforts to submit at least one paper for publication in a peer-reviewed journal. They will assist with teaching and mentorship of veterinary students from Midwestern University during students’ rotations at the zoo and will actively participate in a monthly journal club. Interns will also facilitate extensive communication with all levels of animal care staff to carry out diagnostic and treatment plans.
Deadline for submission of all application materials is Friday, March 19, 2021.
To apply, please visit: https://www.phoenixzoo.org/careers/
Posted on December 02, 2020
Veterinary Internship (2 positions available)
The Center for Bird and Exotic Animal Medicine (CBEAM) is looking for 2 full time veterinarian interns to join our team through the Match (VIRMP). Located near Seattle, WA, CBEAM is thriving in these unprecedented times and continuing to expand the services offered to our clients. We are exotics-exclusive, staffed 24/7, and provide both emergency and routine preventative care to our patients. We recently added CT and fluoroscopy to our clinic, and already have digital radiography, ultrasound, endoscopy, and specialized surgical equipment. We also have access to multiple other local clinical specialists (cardiology, radiology, oncology, etc.).
Interested candidates should apply through the Match.
Posted on September 11, 2020
Clinical Internship in Zoological Medicine
The Department of Veterinary Clinical Services, Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine is offering a clinical internship in zoological medicine. This position is for a 2nd house officer in the Zoological Medicine service. The internship end-date is July 2021. To apply, please go to https://hr.okstate.edu/
Posted on August 24, 2020
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.
Posted on June 28, 2019
Sanibel Island, FL
Wildlife and Conservation Medicine Veterinary Internship – 6 months
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.
CROW interns participate in daily hospital and rehabilitation center activities, working closely with a boarded veterinary specialist, staff veterinarian, certified veterinary technicians, and licensed rehabilitators. CROW’s 4,800 square foot hospital provides state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, including digital radiography, ultrasound, rigid & flexible endoscopy, tonometry, in-house lab (with iSTAT & Abaxis VS2), dedicated surgical suite and critical care units, electronic records database, and enriched, welfare-oriented rehabilitation caging. Interns will learn to identify disease patterns, determine appropriate treatment protocols and have primary case management of patients in the hospital. They also learn cutting edge anesthesia and analgesia, soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, and necropsy techniques. In addition to clinical duties, interns participate in research and conservation projects, give case and journal club rounds, and help teach students, staff, and volunteers. This position is outside the VIRMP and is 6 month duration, starting January 1st and running to June 30th, 2020. This intern will work alongside another intern that joined the program through the VIRMP.
CROW operates on a 12.5-acre campus on beautiful Sanibel Island, Florida. The organization’s hospital and visitor education center are located adjacent to the waterways and mangroves of the J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge. The Gulf of Mexico is a short bike ride away and bicycles are provided. On-site housing, utilities, health care, licensure fees, and Continuing Education time and money are available as part of benefits package.
Deadline for Application is September 15th for the January 1st-start position
Interested applicants should send a letter of intent, CV, and 3 letters of reference to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Amphibian Veterinary Conservation Research Internship INTERNSHIP
The Houston Zoo is seeking a Veterinary Student Intern for our Houston Toad Conservation Program. The successful candidate will participate in the husbandry and medical care of captive Houston toads and work with zoo veterinarians and conservation biologists to design, implement, and complete a research project relating to the Houston toad recovery program.
This is a full time summer internship for the months of May-August, though exact start and finish dates are negotiable.
To apply, visit http://www.houstonzoo.org/internship/ and complete an application for the Vet Student Internship. For additional information, contact Dr. Maryanne Tocidlowski, Dipl. ACZM, Staff Veterinarian at the Houston Zoo: email@example.com.
Application questions can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline has been extended into March 2019.
For full Information: Vet Student Research Internship Descriptions for 2019
Posted 1-August-2017, updated December 14, 2020
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 still have one internship position available starting June 15th, 2019. 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 email@example.com
Jay Johnson, DVM
For more information including salary and benefits: Internship announcement (2021)
NEW ENGLAND WILDLIFE CENTER
Interns are considered to be essential members of the healthcare team at the wildlife center. Their primary function is to assist the full-time staff in providing basic husbandry, diet, enrichment and medical care for all hospitalized and boarding animals at the center. They will deal with both wildlife and exotic pet species. Interns have the primary responsibility to perform the husbandry tasks for all of our animals. Interns work under the supervision of NEWC’s veterinary technicians and veterinarians.
If applying for the Summer season, the deadline is February 15th.If applying for the fall, winter and spring season, there is no deadline. Applicants are accepted or denied on a rolling basis.
6 month and 12 month Veterinary Internships
Every year the Wildlife Center will be offering a one year-long veterinary internship and a six-month veterinary internship for graduate veterinarians seeking further experience in conservation and wildlife medicine. Each intern will be supervised by the Hospital Director, a veterinary fellow, two licensed veterinary technicians, and two wildlife rehabilitators. Each intern will be involved in all aspects of wildlife medicine including physical exams, diagnostic sample collection, radiography, anesthesia, surgery, medical treatment, necropsy, husbandry, record maintenance, telephone consultations, on-call emergencies, and presentations at rounds. Each intern will also supervise senior veterinary students from various schools, volunteers, and the veterinary technician intern.
For more information: Wildlife Center of Virginia Information
Questions regarding the internship should be submitted to:
Dr. Ernesto Dominguez
Wildlife Center of Virginia
PO Box 1557 Waynesboro, VA 22980
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 ARAV here.
- Juno Beach, FL: Sea Turtle Clinical Veterinary Externship Information
- Sanibel, FL: Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (C.R.O.W)
- Baton Rouge, LA: Baton-Rouge-LA_LSU-Externship-form-2014
- Lakewood, NJ: Lakewood-New-Jersey_Ocean-County-Veterinary-Hospital
- Great Neck, NY: Long Island Bird & Exotics Veterinary Clinic – Minimum 2 weeks. Contact Kaitlin firstname.lastname@example.org
- Kannapolis, NC: Kannapolis-North-Carolina_Griffin-Exotics-Externship-20141
- Waynesboro, VA: Wildlife Center of Virginia Externship Information