Type of InstitutionUS Government Agency
DirectorNathaniel Powell, DVM, DACLAM
Address1600 Clifton Rd, H23-2, Atlanta, GA 30333
Who to ContactKristin Mayfield
Contact Emailkmayfield@cdc.gov
Contact Phone(404) 639-1753
Contact Fax
How long are the rotations?2 -4 weeks
When do rotations start?Monthly

Proof of MMR vaccine series or current titer; TB test within the last year; Up to date on COVID vaccine series (including boosters); Cleared by a medical provider to wear a respirator and fit-tested for an N95 respirator.

How many trainees at one time?

up to 2
Availability of housingNot provided
Overview of the program

Under the CDC Student Work Experience Program (SWEP), the Comparative Medicine Branch (CMB) externship (preceptorship) program provides the veterinary student with hands-on lab animal medicine experience within a biomedical research setting. The extern will perform all duties of a clinical veterinarian under the supervision of the senior clinical veterinarians and veterinary residents.

Other commentsThis is a non-salaried position not to exceed four weeks. Interested students may contact Kristin Mayfield to lock-in available dates. All required paperwork must be filled out, signed, and submitted to the CMB contact person at least 6 weeks before the externship is due to begin.

Rev. 11/23/2022