ASSOCIATION OF ZOO VETERINARY TECHNICIANS

If you are a veterinary technician student, AZVT has an amazing resource list of ZOOS that offer
VETERINARY TECHNICIAN TEACHING PROGRAMS!

What are TEACHING PROGRAMS? We use it as an umbrella term covering the more commonly used: externship, internship, or preceptorship. Please note, the listings found here are for PRE-GRAD veterinary technician students.
[POST-GRAD Internships can be found on the Jobs page under the Resources tab]

In general, participants of these individual programs will be performing similar duties as the supervising zoo vet tech. Most facilities require certain medical clearances be met. A few examples may include: a negative TB test within the last 6 months, current tetanus vaccination, and completed rabies vaccination series and/or titer. Please review the individual posting for current requirements.

Most zoos do not provide monetary support or housing for students. But some may offer assistance in locating/suggesting housing options.

To add, update, or delete a Teaching Program posting, contact: Lory Palmer

AVAILABLE TEACHING PROGRAMS

 Louisville Zoological Garden
 1100 Trevilian Way
 Louisville, KY 40213
 Jamie Huber
 james.huber@louisvilleky.gov
 (502) 238-5345
 Position Info: DOWNLOAD

 Lincoln Park Zoo
 2001 N Clark Street
 Chicago, IL 60614
 
 
 (312) 742-7211
 Position Info: PROGRAM SUSPENDED UNTIL SUMMER 2018; to update in spring 2018

 The Greenville Zoo
 150 Cleveland Park Drive
 Greenville, SC 29601
 Sarah Schwenzer
 sschwenzer@greenvillesc.gov
 
 Position Info: DOWNLOAD

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