Veterinary Student Externship Programs
|Organization:||Young-Williams Animal Center
3201 Division St.
||Dr. Becky Debolt
|21,000 square ft. open admission shelter, housing 17,000 animals a
|Dogs & cats (in that order) moderate # rabbits.|
|2 weeks for 4th year students|
|Eligibility:||Right now we focus on 4th year, but other years are eligible to apply.
Ability to do surgery will be based upon prior experience.
|Yes (not core portion)
We have humane
educator on staff, not core portion of program
Yes: externs do tons of
adopted animal neuters, they also do pre-adoption spays on dogs & cats.
Surgery experience would depend upon the extern’s level in school.
testing done in house
As needed, not formal portion
Could probably pursue
with animal control if desired
|Project required?||Not yet, but might be developed|
|Housing available?||Possible thru local vet school, student would have to arrange (but contacts
would be provided) also rental would be possible
|Stipend available?||Not currently|
|Comments:||I am trying to formalize & develop this externship. Extern does a lot of
treatments, is involved in evaluating cases as they come thru the building. I
try to expose them to as much as possible… we are developing an extern