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Lisbon, Portugal (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Summer
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Restrictions: Princeton applicants only
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Dept Offering Program: International Internship Program (IIP) Program Type: Internship
Degree Level: 1st year u/g students, 2nd year u/g students, 3rd year u/g students Time Away: Summer
Housing options: Student Responsibilty with support from IIP and/or Host Organization Program Group: International Internship Program
Program Description:
Program Description:
The EXOCLINIC is a veterinary clinic dedicated to customer service and technical support of new pets, including birds, reptiles, and mammals. Their facilities and equipment are adapted to the provide attention, diagnosis, and treatment to birds, reptiles, rabbits, ferrets, rodents, primates, and other exotic animals.

Intern Responsibilities: IIP interns will learn basic clinical procedures for exotic birds, reptiles, and small mammals.
The IIP interns will participate in the handling of exotic animals, taking and analyzing blood samples, radiographic evaluation, and parasitological examination. The IIP intern experience will culminate in the presentation of anesthesiology and surgery techniques. During the final weeks the IIP interns will learn about the basic techniques of diagnostic endoscopy and dental surgery. IIP interns will also contribute to one or more of the following topics:
  • Clinical biology, handling, sample collection and drug administration in reptiles, pet birds, small mammals
  • Imaging techniques (radiography, USG, CT, MRI)
  • Therapeutics for exotic patients
  • Anesthesia
  • Surgery in reptiles, pet birds, small mammals
  • Rigid endoscopy: equipment and methods
  • Dental surgery in small mammals
Qualifications: IIP interns with interests in pre-med, public health, medicine and/or biology are encouraged to apply.

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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 04/01/2019 04/15/2019 TBA TBA
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