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.
Learn how Dr. Anna O’Brien makes extra money while writing freelance articles on a variety of veterinary and animal topics.
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. http://traffic.libsyn.com/elliottgarber/04_Uncommon_Veterinarian_004__Food_Safety_and_Army_Reserves_Veterinarian_Dr._Romina_Hennig.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed
Here are five resources that will help you begin to learn about the employment options as a veterinarian with the federal government.
Learn about this unique opportunity to win up to $50,000 while also guaranteeing yourself a unique job working on the big issues of animal & public health.
I interview Dr. Mike Cranfield, wildlife veterinarian and co-director of the Gorilla Doctors. We discuss educational paths and career options for vets in zoo and wildlife medicine, conservation, and research. http://traffic.libsyn.com/elliottgarber/Uncommon_Veterinarian_003__Wildlife_Veterinarian_Dr._Mike_Cranfield.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed
I interview public health and food safety veterinarian Dr. Michele Jay-Russell In this second episode of The Uncommon Veterinarian Podcast. http://traffic.libsyn.com/elliottgarber/UVP002.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed
Check out this opportunity to volunteer your veterinary skills in the care of elephants in Laos. All living expenses covered. No previous elephant experience required.
Read about a veterinary student’s experience interning with a USDA-APHIS veterinarian in Wyoming. Great hints on how to secure your own internship, too!
A recent article from the journal Nature gave encouraging news about the job market for veterinarians in non-traditional fields.