Type of InstitutionUS Government Agency
DirectorNathaniel Powell, DVM, MPH, 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
Prerequisites

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
SalaryNone
BenefitsNA
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.