Wildlife Disease Association


Education & Training

Photo Credit: Karin Lemberger, Southern fur seal, Arctocephalus gazella


Education & Training Opportunities

Field Research Fellowship on Bonobos: The BonDiv Project, Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa

Doctoral Programme in Wildlife Biology Research - University of Helsinki

Clinical Veterinary Fellow: The Disney Animal Health Team

Masterate scholarship – Zoo Animal and Wildlife Health (3-year term) - Wellington Zoo and Massey University, New Zealand are offering a joint scholarship open to New Zealand or Australian residents with a BVSc degree registerable in New Zealand and who qualify to register as a candidate for the degree of Masters of Veterinary Studies (MVS). Closing date September 30, 2022. For more details and application forms please contact Professor Brett Gartrell at B.Gartrell@massey.ac.nz

Residency Training Position in Veterinary Anatomic Pathology: School of Veterinary Medicine,  Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA.  Application reviews will start 1 October, 2022

2 Paid Veterinary Internships in Wildlife & Conservation Medicine - The Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, Tufts Wildlife Clinic, Bernice Barbour Wildlife Medicine Building, North Grafton, MA. Closing Date: October 31, 2022.

Wildlife Veterinary Externship - California Department of Fish & Wildlife and the Karen C. Drayer Wildlife Health Center at UC Davis

Wildlife Rehabilitation and Practice Management Intern - Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife, Sanibel, Florida, USA. 

Rocky Mountain Wildlife Veterinary Externship: 4 week externship occurring in Colorado and Wyoming, USA in the fall.  The application deadline is Oct 2, 2022. 

Center for Wildlife Studies offers courses in wildlife capture & chemical immobilization, drone data analysis and visualization and sea turtle ecology and conservation for Summer 2022.  More information HERE.


Global Wildlife Resources offers an online course, “The Foundations of Wildlife Chemical Capture

  •        Registration is always open
  •        Self-paced training with Dr. Mark Johnson’s interactive instruction and support
  •        Access for one year with course notebook
  •        RACE-Approved
  •        Student discount available.  Contact Dr. Mark for more information.