Gap Year Internship in Wildlife Disease Ecology and Diagnostics-Florida

Agency
UF IFAS Cervidae Health Research Initiative
Location
Gainesville, Florida
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
$12/hr
Last Date to Apply
06/20/2018
Website
http://www.wec.ufl.edu/cheri/
Description
The UF IFAS Cervidae Health Research Initiative is seeking applicants for an internship from May to November 1st 2018. Interns will be trained to conduct field necropsies on farmed deer, handle diagnostic specimens, and learn basic diagnostic skills and procedures. The intern will train with a wildlife veterinarian, wildlife ecologist and veterinary scientist. Once the requisite skills have been acquired, the intern will be based in a deer farm and travel to deer farms throughout northern Florida to conduct necropsies and collect specimens. We seek people capable of working independently and working cooperatively with deer farmers and landowners. This internship is ideal for prospective veterinary students and graduate students in wildlife or animal sciences who are taking a time off between their baccalaureate degree and graduate or professional school. Occasional overnight travel may be required. To apply, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for 3 references to Dr. Juan Campos Krauer at camposlabuf@gmail.com.
Qualifications
A current valid driver’s license and immediate availability.
Contact Person
Dr. Juan Campos Krauer
Contact eMail
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