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The American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine sponsors a summer fellowship for an OSU veterinary student for the purpose of gaining experience in and/or exposure to the field of laboratory animal medicine. OSU veterinary students interested in this field are strongly encouraged to consider applying for this opportunity.
The experience consists of a paid 12-week summer program administered by the OSU University Laboratory Animal Resources (ULAR). The fellow will have the opportunity to work with a variety of species including mice, rats, rabbits, pigs, dogs, hamsters, and non-human primates. The fellow will gain experience in experimental surgery, various technical procedures, research animal oversight and regulations, administration of a lab animal program, overall operation and facility design of an animal Vivarium, and didactic seminars related to clinical care of the research animals, as well as other aspects of laboratory animal medicine.
Students will be selected based on their CV, letter of intent, copy of transcripts, reference letter, and interview. Preference will be given to students with strong academic qualifications and an expressed intent to pursue a career in Laboratory Animal Medicine and/or Research.