USDA Pathway Programs: Saul T. Wilson, Jr. Internship


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  • Scholarship Description
  • A career in public veterinary health would afford you the opportunity to be involved with the health of major animal populations in many activity areas. Veterinarians have a responsibility for the health of the nation's animals, and public health veterinarians can have a broad and lasting impact on animal health issues.

    The Saul T. Wilson, Jr., Internship provides students with yearly tuition reimbursement, paid employment during summer and school breaks as a Veterinary Student Trainee, participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System and Thrift savings Plan (401K), and paid vacation and sick leave, health insurance benefits (based on the length of work), possibility of conversion, without further competition, to a permanent appointment with APHIS upon successful completion with a D.V.M degree, training, and other work requirements.

    -Be a U.S. citizen
    -Be enrolled as a full-time student and/or accepted for enrollment in an accredited veterinary college or university within the U.S. (undergraduate applicants must have completed at least two years (60 semester
    hours or 90 quarter hours) of a four-year pre-veterinary medicine or other biomedical science curriculum. Graduate student applicants must have completed not more than one full academic year of study in veterinary medicine)
    -Be in good academic standing
    -Agree to work for the agency during school breaks for a minimum of 640 hours prior to completion of studies

    Internship duties:
    -Assist with veterinary technician duties
    -Observe and/or conduct testing and identification activities to support disease management programs for livestock such as cattle, swine, and cervids
    -Contact owners to schedule animal disease testing
    -Attach animal identification tags and help with recordkeeping
    -Draw blood samples for laboratory testing
    -Brand animals that react to certain tests
    -Help supervise disinfection and cleaning at affected sites

    After completing all of the mandatory requirements for the program, the student must become a full-time agency employee for at least one calendar year (12 months) for each school year (2 semesters, 3 quarters, or the equivalent) that the student was covered by the internship.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
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