[MARMAM] 2013 Veterinary Intern at The Marine Mammal Center - Call for Applications

Heather Groninger GroningerH at TMMC.org
Thu Oct 11 13:51:55 PDT 2012

Announcing the 2013 veterinary intern employment opportunity at The Marine Mammal Center. This listing can also be found on our website here: http://www.marinemammalcenter.org/about-us/organization-information/jobs/


The Marine Mammal Center, an equal opportunity, non-profit employer, is seeking a Veterinary Intern to join our team. The Marine Mammal Center's mission is to expand knowledge about marine mammals-their health and that of their ocean environment-and to inspire their global conservation. Our core work is the rescue and rehabilitation of sick and injured marine mammals, supported by state-of-the-art animal care and research facilities, a corps of dedicated volunteers, and an engaged community.

The Marine Mammal Center, in collaboration with the University of California at Davis has an exciting opportunity for a Veterinary Intern, based in Sausalito California at The Marine Mammal Center. This position reports to the Director of Veterinary Science with day to day supervision by the Staff Veterinarian and also works closely with the Veterinary Science team. This position is scheduled to start August 1 2013 and is for a one year term.

This position requires a DVM degree or equivalent and previous marine mammal or wildlife experience is desirable. Preference will be given to individuals that possess at least one year of clinical veterinary experience. The Marine Mammal Center veterinary staff includes full and part time veterinarians, three veterinary technicians, a medical technologist and research staff. The Veterinary Intern's responsibilities include assisting the veterinary medical staff in providing medical management of a large number of stranded marine mammals (mostly pinnipeds); performing post mortem examinations, sample-taking for various research projects, and record-keeping. A research paper or case report should be completed during the internship.

If qualified, applicants should submit the following materials:

1.    A cover letter/statement outlining the applicant's goals and interests in the area of aquatic animal medicine.

2.    Three letters of recommendation from individuals familiar with the applicant's academic and/or clinical performance.

3.    A current curriculum vitae, limited to 4 pages.
Please submit your application to:
2013 Veterinarian Intern Program
William Van Bonn, Staff Veterinarian
The Marine Mammal Center
2000 Bunker Road, Fort Cronkhite
Sausalito, CA 94965-2619
E-mail: vanbonnb at tmmc.org

Applications are due by Monday December 3rd. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. A selection will be made by the second week in January 2013.

Heather Groninger
Human Resources and Operations Manager
The Marine Mammal Center
2000 Bunker Road
Fort Cronkhite
Sausalito, CA 94965
Fax: 415-754-4048
groningerh at tmmc.org<mailto:groningerh at tmmc.org>

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