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Mystic Aquarium

Mystic Aquarium

Veterinary Internship

Veterinary Internship in Aquatic Animal Medicine & Research

The Department of Animal Care at Mystic Aquarium, is sponsoring a one-year Veterinary Internship in Aquatic Animal Medicine and Research. candidates for the internship should be graduates of an AVMA accredited veterinary college or ECFVG certified. All candidates should have prosperously passed the NAVLE and possess or be eligible for a Connecticut state veterinary license. Preference will be given to candidates with postgraduate clinical practice in a practice or internship setting. Entry level familiarity with ultrasound, radiology, and endoscopy systems is expected. The stipend for the position is expected to be $40,000 per annum plus benefits.
The prosperous applicant will assist the veterinary staff in the diagnosis and treatment of medical cases from the Aquarium's broad collection of invertebrates, fresh and saltwater fishes, reptiles, amphibians, penguins, seals, sea lions, and beluga whales. In addition the intern will participate in our rescue, rehabilitation, and release program for stranded marine mammals and sea turtles. Collateral opportunities at cooperating area academic, government, and private industry laboratories as well as zoos are possible and encouraged. The intern will have an opportunity to develop teaching expertise by his/her involvement in the Aquarium's veterinary externship program and at informal seminars and college lectures. The intern will be expected to pursue one or more clinical or research projects and to prepare the results for presentation to our staff and at a significant professional meeting, as well as for publication in the peer reviewed literature. Upon invitation, a second year in the internship may be possible.  Past interns have gone on to acceptance into well-recognized residency and graduate programs or employment in the field of aquatic or zoological medicine.

candidates should submit the following material to:
Jen Flower, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACZM
Chief Clinical Veterinarian
Mystic Aquarium, a division of Sea Research Foundation, Inc. 
55 Coogan Blvd.
Mystic, CT 06355
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(For ease of submission, Information technology is recommended that application materials be sent electronically via email.) 
1) A cover letter/statement reflecting the applicant's goals in the area of aquatic animal medicine and research and reason for application to the Internship program. 
2) A current curriculum vitae.
3) A current transcript from the veterinary school and any post-baccalaureate program which he/she has attended.
4)  A list of three references with contact information including email address and phone number.  References should be familiar with the applicant's academic performance and potential in the veterinary clinical and research areas.
Applications are due no later than Tuesday, January 15th, 2019.
A decision will be made prior to January 18th, 2019.
Additional information may be obtained by contacting Dr. Flower by e-mail at

practice Required

Be a graduate of an AVMA accredited veterinary college or ECFVG certified.



How to submit the application:
Mystic Aquarium
55 Coogan Blvd
Mystic, CT 06355

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