The Internship consists of full-time participation in the Equine and Food Animal Clinical Program. Out-patient and hospital cases are included in the program. The intern will rotate through the Medicine and Surgery Services of the Large Animal Clinic. There may be opportunity for some selection of area of work later in the year. The intern will work with clinical cases under supervision by senior faculty and residents and assist to a limited extent in the clinical laboratory classes. There will be assigned emergency duty on a rotational basis. Additional compensation may be available up to a maximum of $5000 per year based on the number of after-hours emergencies seen by the intern. Interns will be eligible to participate in a group insurance package that includes group health, life, dependent life, disability, accidental death and dismemberment policies and a retirement program. Insurance and Retirement packages are available beginning with the 1st day of employment, however, state contributions towards insurance premiums will not begin until a minimum of 60 days from the 1st day of employment. All employees of Texas A&M University participate in the federal Social Security program. Interns receive vacation, sick leave, and holidays in accordance with University policy. Interns will be paid for any remaining vacation they have accrued when they terminate. Texas A&M University is a smoke-free workplace. For more benefits information please visit: http://employees.tamu.edu/benefits/ Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity
OTHER REQUIREMENTS: All interns are required to apply for a DEA Certificate (NOT license) prior to the start of employment. Upon signing an offer letter, the resident will be provided instructions on how to obtain the DEA certificate. All applicants must meet requirements for full licensure in Texas at the start of the internship. These requirements include being either a graduate of an AVMA accredited College of Veterinary Medicine or having certification by the AVMA's Education Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates (ECFVG) or the Program for the Assessment of Veterinary Education (PAVE). Documentation of successful completion of these requirements must be sent directly from the granting institution to the Authorized Administrative Official at Texas A&M University and received by the application deadline. It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that all requirements for application have been successfully completed by the application deadline. Transcripts must be sent from the final degree granting institution or institutions. Note that the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences will not sponsor applicants for H-1B or E-3 nonimmigrant employment categories. Matching candidate must obtain Texas licensure before the start of the internship. Interns will be required to sign a non-compete agreement upon acceptance into the program.