Big update about the job I applied and got rejected for at the CDC, and the even more interesting position I’ll be moving on to instead.
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Veterinary Freelance Writing: How to Make Extra Money with the Skills You Already Have
Categories: Funding, Inspiration, Jobs
Learn how Dr. Anna O’Brien makes extra money while writing freelance articles on a variety of veterinary and animal topics.
Veterinary PhD Programs: Wildlife, Infectious Diseases, Food Safety
Categories: Funding, Opportunities, Public Health, Research Experiences, Wildlife
Learn about unique funded PhD programs all over the world that can serve as the next step on the path to an uncommon veterinary career!
Wildlife Veterinary Internship in Kruger National Park, South Africa
Categories: Externships, Opportunities, Paid Training Courses, Wildlife, Wildlife
I share all the details about my two-week vet student internship with the wildlife veterinarians of Kruger National Park. It’s a surprisingly cheap way to get an incredible training experience!
UVP 006: One Health & Wildlife Veterinarian Dr. Cheryl Scott
Categories: Mentors, Uncommon Veterinarian Podcast, Wildlife, Wildlife
I interview wildlife veterinarian Dr. Cheryl Scott in this episode. Dr. Scott practiced as a nurse for 10 years before becoming a veterinarian and has continued to pursue her “one health” goals ever since!
A Wedding + Networking 101 = Good Trip Home
Categories: Externships, Mentors, Networking, Wildlife, Wildlife
I’m doing a lot of thinking these days about what my own next step will be professionally. A recent trip back to the States gave me the opportunity to meet with several mentors and explore my options!
UVP 005: Zoo & Wildlife Veterinarian Dr. Carlos Sanchez
Categories: Mentors, Uncommon Veterinarian Podcast, Wildlife, Wildlife, Zoo, Zoo
I interview Dr. Carlos Sanchez, a senior associate veterinarian at the Fort Worth Zoo. We discuss career paths for zoo & wildlife veterinarians and also explore zoological training programs for foreign veterinary graduates.
Army Veterinarian: Do You Have What it Takes?
Categories: Army Veterinarian, Federal Jobs
I recently wrote an article for About.com that provides a good summary of my work as a veterinarian and active duty officer in the U.S. Army.
UVP 004: Food Safety and Army Reserves Veterinarian Dr. Romina Hennig
Categories: Army Veterinarian, Federal Jobs, Food Safety, Public Health, Public Health, Uncommon Veterinarian Podcast
I interview Dr. Romina Hennig, a recent veterinary graduate who is working full-time with the federal government’s Food Safety & Inspection Service (FSIS) while also serving in the U.S. Army Reserves.
Public Health Veterinarian: How to Pass the ACVPM Specialty Board Exam
Categories: Army Veterinarian, Federal Jobs, Funding, Inspiration, Jobs
I passed the ACVPM specialty board exam! Read on for everything you need to know about studying for and passing it yourself.