Two Master’s Degree Opportunities in Utah…

Utah State University is recruiting two master’s degree students to study movement and demographic issues surrounding bighorn sheep pneumonia in the Western United States. The positions are slated to begin in August 2018. Click here for more details…

 

Online Course Announcement: Animal Disease Emergencies…

The Center for Food Security and Public Health (CFSPH) at the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine is now offering a web-based course, Animal Disease Emergencies: Understanding the Response. The cost for the course is $100. To find out more and to register, visit http://www.cfsph.iastate.edu/ADE-Course/.

Amazing Veterinary Opportunity in Kenya!

The Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute Global Health Program (GHP) and Mpala Research Centre (MRC) are offering an opportunity for a Veterinary Fellow to conduct independent research and participate in ongoing field programs in Kenya, as well as to develop novel projects. This is a full-time, 2-year appointment. The fellow will be based at Mpala Research Centre (MRC) in Laikipia, Kenya. Preferred start date is May 2018. Click here for more details…

Upcoming Courses at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute…

The Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation offers a range of professional and graduate training courses that would be directly relevant to wildlife veterinarians at many career levels. For example, in 2018 we are offering a Non-Invasive Techniques in Wildlife Endocrinology course, as well as a Practical Zoo Nutrition Management course that covers nutritional guidelines for a huge range of taxa. Click here for more information.

National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association – Call for Papers!

The Ed Hiestand Memorial Scholarship is open to veterinary students interested in wildlife rehabilitation. Applicants must write a paper that covers any topic related to a veterinary aspect of wildlife rehabilitation and may consist of a review of literature, a personal case experience, or a research project. The winning student will be awarded free registration to NWRA’s 2018 Symposium, free attendance to the awards banquet, a $500 travel stipend, and will be required to give a 25-minute presentation at the symposium. The symposium will be held from February 27 through March 3, 2018 in Anaheim, CA. Abstracts are due by Friday, December 15, 2017 with the final paper due by Monday, January 15, 2018. Interested students can click here for additional information.