Saturday December 7, 2013
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The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) is holding its annual convention from December 7-11, 2013 in Nashville. The event is the world's largest gathering of equine veterinarians, vet techs, students, and equine health personnel.
During the course of the convention, the more than 6,000 attendees are able to complete a variety of continuing education credit courses, attend lectures, and view a variety of exhibits. It also serves as a valuable networking opportunity, especially for those just entering the equine health industry.
Wednesday December 4, 2013
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National Wildlife Day is celebrated on December 4 each year, and it is a great time to take a look at wildlife related career options. If you are interested in working with exotic wildlife there are many options at the zoo, with career paths such as veterinarian, veterinary technician, zoologist, curator, registrar, educator, keeper, commissary worker, habitat designer, and more.
There are also options for working with native species through jobs like wildlife technician, wildlife inspector, fish and game warden, wildlife rehabilitator, and marine biologist.
Thursday November 28, 2013
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Horse Racing Ireland has announced a new student internship program that will begin in the summer of 2014. University students from across Ireland with an interest in horse racing careers are encouraged to apply.
The 10 to 12 week summer internships will be hosted by the HRI racecourses (Fairyhouse, Leopardstown, Navan, and Tipperary) and HRI headquarters. Students will have the chance to work in a variety of areas including marketing, sales, and operations. Applications may be found on the HRI website and are due February 10, 2014.
Tuesday November 26, 2013
Body Glove, a popular wetsuit manufacturer, has expanded its brand to include pet products and apparel under a licensing deal with Plangea Inc. Items such as personal flotation devices, visors, collars, leashes, bowls, toys, carriers, and apparel will be offered in pet boutiques and other retailers. While some items are already in stores, the full line is expected to be available in 2014.