Internship, The Marine Mammal Center, USA

The Marine Mammal Center, an equal opportunity, non-profit employer, is seeking a Veterinary Intern to join our team. The Marine Mammal Center’s mission is to expand knowledge about marine mammals—their health and that of their ocean environment—and to inspire their global conservation. Our core work is the rescue and rehabilitation of sick and injured marine mammals, supported by state-of-the-art animal care and
research facilities, a corps of dedicated volunteers, and an engaged community.


The Marine Mammal Center, in collaboration with the University of California at Davis has an exciting opportunity for a Veterinary Intern, based in Sausalito California at The Marine Mammal Center. This
position reports to the Director of Veterinary Science and works closely with the Veterinary Science team. This position is scheduled to start July 1 2012 and is for a one year term.


This position requires a DVM degree or equivalent and previous marine mammal or wildlife experience is desirable.
Preference will be given to individuals that possess at least one year of clinical veterinary experience. The Marine Mammal Center veterinary staff includes full and part time veterinarians, three veterinary technicians, a medical technologist and research staff. The Veterinary Intern’s responsibilities include assisting the veterinary medical staff
in providing medical management of a large number of stranded marine mammals (mostly pinnipeds); performing post mortem examinations, sample-taking for various research projects, and record-keeping. A research paper or case report should be completed during the internship.


If qualified, send your CV, letter of intent and three professional references to the contact individual listed below. Applications are due by Monday December 5th. Late applications will not be accepted. A selection will be made by the second week in January 2012.


Send your application to:

2012 Veterinarian Intern Program

Sophie Guarasci, Veterinary Science Assistant

The Marine Mammal Center

2000 Bunker Road, Fort Cronkhite

Sausalito, CA 94965-2619