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Technician Internship at Applied Reproductive Concepts

Applied Reproductive Concepts is offering a technician internship to assist with several aspects of a mobile small ruminant reproductive practice. The internship would start June 1, 2021 and end Dec 31, 2021. We are looking for an independent and self-motivated individual with a team-based approach and mindset and an interest in working in an innovative and challenging environment. 

Duties will include, but are not limited to: 

  • Assist during semen collections, transcervical and laparoscopic artificial inseminations and surgical embryo flushing procedures. Intern will learn to prepare, evaluate and process semen for cryopreservation and A.I. procedures. 
  • Intern will learn to handle and monitor patients during anesthetic procedures and will learn to provide and oversee post-operative care and treatment of patients and perform medical procedures under the supervision of a veterinarian. 
  • Intern will assist with the maintenance, supervision and inventory of frozen semen and embryos and liquid nitrogen storage tanks. 
  • Intern will gain laboratory experience in searching, grading and handling and freezing embryos. 
  • Intern will assist in the set-up and break-down of mobile lab at each location; handling, monitoring and maintenance of veterinary equipment. 
  • Applied Reproductive Concepts is based out of Greencastle, PA; however, responsibilities will require technician to travel. 
  • Housing and stipend are provided. 

Required Qualifications: 

Ideally, candidate would have experience in assisted reproduction and confidence in handling, restraining and managing small ruminants. Excellent communication and organizational skills are essential. Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and be able to work independently as well as in a team environment. 

If interested, please send resume and a list of three references to Dr. Rachael Weiss at raweiss01@gmail.com. You may also call 717-360-0310. 

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