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Summer Veterinary Program


Description:

The Tulane National Primate Research Center (TNPRC) offers a nine-week Summer Veterinary Program from June through early August 2018 to a limited number of veterinary students interested in working in the Division of Veterinary Medicine. The program introduces veterinary students to nonhuman primate medicine.

Successful Program candidates are paired with a TNPRC faculty veterinarian and are exposed to all aspects of diagnostic and clinical veterinary medicine including regulatory issues, colony health surveillance, research support, and clinical nonhuman primate medicine, surgery, and pathology. At the end of the program, students will be expected to present a short case report to the Center's faculty and staff.


Timeline: 

Application Deadline: February 1, 2018 

Program Date: June 1, 2018 - August 3, 2018 (9 weeks)

Attendance is required for the 9 week duration, only apply if you can make this commitment



Applicant Prerequisites: 

  • Completion of the first, second or third year of veterinary school (Preference is given to students in the second and third years)
  • Motivation to learn laboratory animal medicine, specifically nonhuman primate medicine and surgery in a research setting
  • Own transportation and housing arrangements (There is neither public transportation nor sidewalks/bicycle paths in the surrounding area)


Compensation:


Successful candidates will receive $15.31 per hour (based on 37.5 hour work week) for duration of the Program.


Application Requirements:

  • Cover Letter, outlining career goals, addressed to The Program Coordinator (Include current email address and cell phone number)
  • Resume, including academic awards, significant accomplishments and participation in organizations (Both documents in PDF format, email by applicant)
  • Official transcript(s) (Applicant requests University/College to email directly)
  • Two letters of recommendation from faculty and/or peers at current educational institution (In PDF format, emailed directly)

 

Email documents and any questions to SummerProg_TNPRC@tulane.edu

For more information on TNPRC training programs visit: http://www.tnprc.tulane.edu/training.html

 

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Summer Research Program


Description:

The Tulane National Primate Research Center (TNPRC) offers a nine-week Summer Research Program from June through early August 2018 to a limited number of undergraduate students interested in biomedical research. The program introduces students to the principles and practice of scientific research.

Successful Program candidates are paired with a TNPRC faculty mentor and will be expected to complete a short research project and present the research findings to the Center's faculty and staff. Students assigned to laboratory-based projects do not have contact with nonhuman primates.

Program openings are available in the following Divisions of the TNPRC: Comparative Pathology, Microbiology, Immunology, Bacteriology and Parasitology, Regenerative Medicine and Veterinary Medicine's Environmental Enrichment Unit. Applicants may state Division preference, but will not be able to pre-select. The Program's selection committee assigns students to mentors.


Timeline:

Application Deadline: February 1, 2018

Program Date: June 1, 2018 - August 3, 2018 (9 weeks)

Attendance is required for the 9 week duration, only apply if you can make this commitment.


Application Requirements:

  • Completion of at least one year of undergraduate coursework in biology or biomedical related fields
  • Current undergraduate or graduate student in good academic standing
  • Motivation to participate in ongoing research projects at the TNPRC
  • Own transportation and housing arrangements (There is neither public transportation nor are there sidewalks/bicycle paths in the surrounding area)


Compensation:

Successful candidates will receive $10.67 per hour (based on 37.5 hour work week) for duration of the Program



Application Requirements:

  • Cover Letter, outlining career goals, addressed to The Program Coordinator (Include current email address and cell phone number)
  • Resume, including academic awards, significant accomplishments and participation in organizations (Both documents in PDF format, emailed by applicant)
  • Official transcript(s) (Applicant requests University/College to email directly)
  • Two letters of recommendation from faculty and/or peers at current educational institution (In PDF format, emailed directly)

 

Email documents and any questions to SummerProg_TNPRC@tulane.edu

For more information on TNPRC training programs visit: http://www.tnprc.tulane.edu/training.html



 

The TNPRC is a division of Tulane University (985) 871-6201 tnprc@tulane.edu