Exciting opportunity for a veterinary student at an accredited U.S. veterinary school to gain valuable experience at Vytelle, a fast-growing and innovative cattle reproductive services company. Vytelle offers an all-natural, hormone-free IVF process that’s easier on animals and helps dairy and beef producers make faster genetic progress in their herds. Our goal is to educate and engage with veterinary students interested in ovum pickup (OPU) and in-vitro fertilization (IVF) processes, equipping them with knowledge and training to apply in their future practices. Participating interns must have prior experience handling cattle and an interest in bovine reproduction.
What This Internship Offers
Opportunity to learn industry-leading, ultrasound-based ovum pick-up (OPU) techniques and embryo production procedures at our collection facility in Hermiston, Oregon
Hands-on laboratory experience learning in-vitro maturation, fertilization and culture techniques
Collaboration with a team of highly skilled professionals, including embryo transfer specialists and laboratory technicians
One- to two-week internship that can be scheduled year-round
Housing and Travel
Vytelle provides housing for interns at the Holiday Inn Express in Hermiston, Oregon
Hotel stay includes breakfast, laundry facilities and internet access. Any additional charges are responsibility of the individual intern. No pets allowed
The Tri-Cities Airport in Pasco, Washington, is the nearest airport to Hermiston. Arrangements can be made for airport pick up and transportation to Hermiston. Contact the internship coordinator at Vytelle to make these arrangements prior to your stay
Other Important Information
Vytelle requests proof of liability coverage before starting the internship. Professional liability is often covered by your college or institution, or AVMA provides Veterinary Student Professional Liability coverage free-of-charge: http://www.avmaplit.com/products/student-liability/
All interns will be asked to review and sign a non-disclosure agreement
We recommend bringing your own coveralls and overshoes or rubber boots
To apply for this internship, submit cover letter and resume to Cynthia Wise, DVM: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include at least three different times you are available, and we will work to accommodate your schedule.
Vytelle provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Vytelle is transforming the livestock industry with the most advanced, cutting-edge reproductive technology in the field. Vytelle provides a symbiotic solution (connecting better product, better service and better process) by partnering with highly trained veterinarians and reproductive specialists to provide beef and dairy producers with a solution that will advance herd genetics faster.