Want to work with sled dogs? The University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) is offering veterinary medicine externships for matriculating veterinary students from other colleges (in their final or next to final clinical year). Students may work in conjunction with local (Fairbanks, Alaska) Alaska state agencies, the lead veterinarian of the Yukon Quest, rural veterinarians, state agencies and veterinary research faculty at UAF.

For more information, including dates and assignments, read more here.

Applications for 2019-2020 are due no later than July 15th, 2019.

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182 Arctic Health Research Building
Phone 907-474-1928

Fax 907-474-1932


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