You’ll learn how to perform a physical exam, provide proper veterinary care, use diagnostic tools and interpret diagnostic materials effectively, learn surgical preparation and monitoring, and grow your professional interpersonal skills through communication training.To participate in the Student Job Program, you must be a first- through third-year veterinary student enrolled in an accredited doctor of veterinary medicine program; authorized to work in the United States; available for a 6- to 10-week period during your summer break and committed to a flexible schedule of 32 to 40 hours per week, including evenings and weekends.Students who apply must be available for the duration of the 12-week program, which takes place May 15 – August 4, 2017.* The expected time commitment for the program is: Applications for the 2017 Veterinary Student Summer Fellowships Program must be received by PM on February 10, 2017.
Necropsy reviews: 5 hours of case discussion (current and past cases).
Practice: Safe capture and handling of species, dose calculation, injection sites (SQ, IM, IV), tele-injection (when needed), use of flotation equipment, microhematocrit, inhaled anesthesia (when needed), usage of capture equipment.
Externship programs should be arranged at least 3 months in advance of the requested start date.
Any veterinary student in good academic standing from an accredited college of veterinary medicine is eligible for an externship.
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Each year, you must re-apply to confirm your active enrollment.
Equipment available onsite: Film Xray, ultrasound, hematology and blood chemistry analyzer, inhaled anesthesia, POX, electrical scalpel, endoscope, mini lab (microscopes, centrifuges, ovadector).
Co-sponsored by the American Society of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ASLAP), our Veterinary Student Summer Fellowships Program provides veterinary students in ANY year of an AVMA-accredited veterinary school program with a unique opportunity to spend the summer learning about the cutting-edge science impacting both human and animal health.
Externs are responsible for all personal expenses including housing, travel, transportation and food.
If requested, recommendations for housing can be made.
Clinical externships are offered for students during their rotating clinical year(s).