The goal of the externship at BW Furlong & Associates is to provide students with a full understanding of the internship offered and to further explore a career in performance horse medicine, referral practice, and general practice.
Externs are included in the daily routine of all veterinarians so that they gain exposure to all facets of the practice. Externs are expected to be available evenings and weekends during their stay to gain experience with management of emergency and hospitalized patients.
Please provide a letter of intent with an emphasis on your previous equine experience and a resume.
Preference is given to 3rd and 4th year students. Equine experience required.
AVMA PLIT Student Coverage Required or comparable school coverage
Housing is provided at the hospital. We have bedrooms with bedding and towels provided, two full bathrooms and a full kitchen.
Please review externship section provided on our website www.bwfurlong.com. Please send CV/resume, letter of intent, AVMA PLIT student coverage to Dr. Aja Harvey at firstname.lastname@example.org
For over 35 years, B.W. Furlong & Associates has provided world-class equine veterinary services in Oldwick, NJ with additional locations in Ocala/Wellington, FL and Middleburg, VA. We pride ourselves on being progressive leaders who deliver the ultimate in veterinary care with a team of 17 highly skilled professionals, including specialists in internal medicine, reproduction, sports medicine, and surgery. Members of our team have also supported US and Canadian Olympic, Paralympic, World Championship, and Pan American competitors for generations. We invest in our team, fostering growth and skill development in a supportive atmosphere. We encourage strong relationships through advanced training, team building activities, events, and a culture of open communication.
Our 18 stall hospital, located in Oldwick, NJ, includes a jog strip and lungeing area, surgery suite, nuclear scintigraphy suite, clinical laboratory, isolation barn, and treatment areas. Our local offsite locations include an elective surgical facility, standing MRI facility, and a 12 stall rehabilitation center. Routine out-patient exams and procedures including lameness evaluation and treatment, gastroscopy and me...dical or surgical evaluations are provided at the hospital. Internal medicine services include evaluation and treatment for many disorders, including respiratory, neurologic, ophthalmic, gastrointestinal or cardiac abnormalities. Reproductive services, including breeding with frozen semen, embryo transfer, and semen freezing, and neonatal services are also provided in the hospital. Surgical services include arthroscopy, laparoscopy, complicated wound management, colic surgery and fracture repair. Emergency medical and surgical services are provided at the hospital 24 hours a day. Patients requiring hospitalization are overseen by board certified specialists, and 24-hour care is provided by a team of dedicated veterinarians and veterinary technicians.
We provide ambulatory coverage is available year round in New Jersey and in Ocala, Florida, as well as seasonally in Wellington, Florida, Middleburg, Virginia and at major show circuits. Ambulatory services include traditional ambulatory wellness care, such as physical examinations, vaccination and dentistry, as well as performance evaluation, lameness exams and pre-purchase exams. Advanced diagnostic imaging modalities are commonly used, such as digital radiography, ultrasonography, endoscopy and gastroscopy, as are advanced therapies, including shock wave therapy, and regenerative medicine. Reproductive services include routine breeding management with fresh, cooled, and frozen semen in addition to breeding soundness examinations for mares and stallions. Acupuncture and chiropractic services are also provided by several of our veterinarians. Our ambulatory veterinarians provide emergency services 24 hours a day, seven days a week.