Military Working Dog Veterinary Care
at ORAU/ORISE DoD Programs

Date Posted: 11/30/2018

Opportunity Description

The application for this opportunity is now available on Zintellect, a custom-designed application system for all ORISE opportunities. To be considered for this opportunity, please apply at To search and apply for other internships, experiential learning opportunities, academic fellowships and scholarships, please visit Military Working Dog Veterinary Care One ORISE research opportunity is available with the U.S. Army Public Health Center (APHC). APHC is seeking a candidate that is currently enrolled or has recently completed an associates degree in Veterinary Applied Science or related degree. This is a twelve month research appointment with the option to be renewed additional research terms. U.S. Citizenship is Required. This research appointment includes, but is not limited to, the following: The participant will assist with technical procedures involving diagnostic imaging, surgery, medicine, critical or general clinical care, rehabilitation or any combination of veterinary care in support of various Department of Defense Military Working Dog Veterinary Service departments. The selected ORISE participant will learn techniques relating to all fields of veterinary medicine. This includes, but is not limited to, obtaining vital signs and patient history, administering medications and vaccinations, calculating drug dosage and fluid rates, obtaining clinical specimens, administering and monitoring anesthesia, preparing for and assisting in surgery, assisting in radiology (digital radiology, CT, ultrasound, MRI), and assisting in the rehabilitation department. Click here for more information

Opportunity Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: San Antonio, TX
  • Opportunity Type: Government
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 11/30/2018

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Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) administers Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) research participation programs for civilians such as:

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Program that allow senior scientists, faculty; high school, bachelor’s, masters’ and doctoral students, and recent graduates to enhance their science education experience in projects and activities at our Department of Defense (DOD) and other Government and Private Industry customers’ laboratories and research facilities worldwide.

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) Research Associateship Program (RAP) allow Postdoctoral Fellows, Journeyman Fellows (undergraduate and graduates students and recent graduates), Senior Researchers, and Summer Faculty engage in research initiatives of their own choice, that are compatible with the interests of the government and will potentially contribute to the general effort of the ARL. Scientists and engineers at ARL help shape and execute the Army's program for meeting the challenge of developing technologies that will support Army forces in meeting future operational needs.

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