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Veterinary Medicine Internship

Posted: June 19, 2024 Expired: July 17, 2024
Caldwell Zoo

Caldwell Zoo

Veterinary Medicine Internship

Fall 2024

Monthly stipend & On-Site housing provided

The Caldwell Zoo Veterinary Department is seeking a highly motivated, hard-working, professional minded student or recent college graduate interested in gaining on-the-job experience in wildlife/zoo medicine.

Under the supervision and direction of the veterinary staff, the veterinary medicine intern will participate in and/or become familiar with all aspects of the veterinary department, including but not limited to:

  • Animal assessments – physical/visual examination, immobilization equipment, procedure preparation, clinical skills, anesthesia, radiology
  • Lab/Diagnostic testing – sample collection/processing, testing, shipping
  • Housekeeping – hospital and equipment cleaning/maintenance
  • Record keeping – note taking, filing, electronic medical records (ZIMS)
  • Animal husbandry – hospitalized and/or quarantine animal care
  • Visitor relations – opportunity for guest interaction


  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must be a college sophomore or have a higher classification
  • Overall GPA must be 2.5 or higher
  • Negative TB test
  • Previous veterinary clinical experience and/or zoo experience preferred

Fall Internship (Aug-Dec)

Deadline for applications Aug. 1st





How to Apply

If you are interested, please send a letter of interest and résumé to:

Lindsey Clanton, Registrar

Caldwell Zoo

P.O. Box 4785

Tyler, TX 75712


Caldwell Zoo
2203 MLK Blvd
Tyler, TX 75702
Phone: 9035930121

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