<p>The Veterinary Population Medicine Department will have one sports medicine internship position available beginning June 18, 2018 and ending June 16, 2019. 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:<br />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).<br />2) Assisting in the instruction and supervision of senior veterinary students on clinical service.<br />3) Assisting in the instruction and supervision of veterinary students in laboratory courses.<br />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.<br /> </p>
<p>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 start date, or 2) non-accredited schools who have ECVFG or PAVE certificates and have passed the NAVLE by the start date. Applicants without these credentials will not be considered. The Minnesota Board of Veterinary Medicine requires all interns to become licensed and accredited in the state of Minnesota. The open book exam will occur after you begin your appointment and a self-study book will be provided prior to the start date. Interns are eligible for 10 days of personal leave time during the course of the internship program. If this personal leave time is not utilized prior to completion of the internship program, all unused time is forfeited. The annual salary is $27,000 and benefits include full health insurance coverage. Interns will have FICA, state and federal income taxes withheld. </p>
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