The Veterinary Population Medicine Department will have one sports medicine internship position available beginning June 15, 2020 and ending June 13, 2021. The position will have an equine lameness emphasis, and will be particularly suitable for individuals wishing to prepare for admission to a surgery, sports medicine or ABVP residency. The intern will have the opportunity to gain experience in lameness, surgery, rehabilitation, and imaging. The intern will rotate through specialty rotations related to sports medicine and may also choose elective rotation(s) based upon personal goals, clinical coverage needs and advisor approval. The successful intern will work under the supervision of board-certified faculty members and will be responsible for: 1) Participating in the daily activities of the equine lameness and emergency services of the hospital; this includes surgical cases on food and fiber species (particularly camelids, dairy cattle and small ruminants). 2) Assisting in the instruction and supervision of senior veterinary students on clinical service. 3) Assisting in the instruction and supervision of veterinary students in laboratory courses. 4) Interns and residents share after-hours emergency care for the large animal hospital. The intern will have approximately 50% on-call duty and will always have resident and senior clinician backup. Staff members are available for consultations and assistance. Large Animal interns are expected to be available by pager and to live close to the Veterinary Medical Center.
Requirements: Successful applicants must be licensed in Minnesota prior to their start date. Successful applicants have graduated from an AVMA accredited college of veterinary medicine, hold an ECFVG or PAVE certificate, and must present a passing NAVLE score prior to their start date. All successful applicants must take and pass the Minnesota Jurisprudence Exam. Applicants must be eligible for licensing in Minnesota by being graduates of either 1) AVMA COE accredited veterinary schools who have passed the North American Licensing Exam (NAVLE) by the date of candidate ranking, or 2) non-accredited schools who have ECVFG or PAVE certificates and have passed the NAVLE by the date of candidate ranking. Applicants without these credentials will not be ranked. We welcome foreign applicants who meet the criteria outlined above. Applicants must provide proof of identity and right to work in the United States at the point of hire (i.e., by start date) and throughout the internship. Proof is established through the provision of applicable, original and unexpired documents and this documentation must be in place at the time of the internship start date. The College may provide financial support for acquisition of TN visas or sponsor or process F, J, or H-1B visa applications.
Internal Number: 334171
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