This position can be built to be flexible with regards to program duration and scheduling of work weeks.
Postdoctoral Fellows (Veterinary Residents) and Veterinary Interns with appointments of half-time or greater are eligible for a suite of benefits including: Medical, Dental, Vision, and Disability Insurance, Life and Voluntary Accidental Death Insurance, participation in Flexible Spending Reimbursement Accounts, Sick Leave accrual and Employee Study Privilege. Enrollment in a retirement plan is required and is effective upon the date of employment, and includes an employer match starting in year 2 of at least half-time employment.
CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates
2 openings available.
The Department of Clinical Sciences and the Veterinary Teaching Hospital at Colorado State University offer a 12-month Equine Rotating Internship at the James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital.
The internship is designed to provide clinical experience in many aspects of equine practice through rotations through the brand-new Johnson Family Equine Hospital. The successful candidate will spend most of their clinical weeks (~28) rotating through the Equine Medicine service that sees a high and diverse case load, and will additionally rotate through the Equine Emergency and Critical Care, Equine Surgery, Equine Ambulatory, and Equine Sports Medicine services. Additional rotations with the anesthesia, radiology, and livestock services can be arranged depending on the candidate’s interest. Opportunities to participate in ongoing research projects exist as well. The successful candidate will assist the existing faculty with clinical duty throughout the internship period and will be expected to participate in the clinical teaching of veterinary students. After hours emergency duty will be expected and will be shared with the existing equine medicine and surgery house officers. Primary case responsibility will be expected once the intern and faculty are comfortable. The equine hospital sees a wide variety of different types of cases with approximately 3500-4500 horses seen yearly in the hospital (~10,000 including Sports Medicine and Ambulatory services).
Graduate of an approved veterinary college.
Completion of an application form, curriculum vitae, college transcript (only graduate school needed) and three letters of recommendation.
Approval of the applicant’s credentials by the Hospital Internship Committee (including NAVLE or TOEFL and ECFVG/PAVE results).
Compliance with Colorado State University rules of employment. The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the United States by the expected start date. Note: The department does not sponsor H1-B or E-3 visas at this time.
Interns are required to become accredited in the State of Colorado.
The successful candidate will require licensure as stated below:
An assignment as a veterinary intern with the Department of Clinical Sciences will require you to serve in the capacity of a veterinarian. In 2007, the State of Colorado amended the “Colorado Veterinary Practice Act” (12-64-103(9)) to require: “A veterinarian who is employed at a school of Veterinary Medicine in Colorado and who practices veterinary medicine in the course of his or her employment responsibilities shall either make written application to the board for an academic license in accordance with this section or shall otherwise become licensed pursuant to Sections 12-64-107 and 12-64-108.” The Office of the Dean will pay for the initial application, and individuals will be responsible for renewing their academic licenses every two (even) years. More information on this process is available at the following link: http://www.dora.state.co.us/veterinarians/academic.html
Program Dates: as soon as possible – 12 months from starting or June 30, 2023
Salary: $35,000 - $39,000 per year, depending on level of experience
This position can be built to be flexible with regards to program duration and scheduling of work weeks
Clinical Rotations: up to 50 weeks. The schedule is variable according to the interest of the intern. The approximate distribution of time spent in the various disciplines is as follows: