Costa Rica Veterinary Opportunities
City: San Luis/ Monteverde
Organization: UGA Costa Rica One Health
Expected experiences: Delve into the world of One Health by spending two weeks in July gaining insight into the link between human, animal, and environmental health. Topics explored include sustainable farming, ecotourism, climate change on disease transmission, zoonoses, and more.
Best time of year: Mid to Late July
Perfect for the summer after your first or second year as well as a clinical rotation in July. The program is 2 weeks in duration, but if you are pursing the international certificate, you can stay an extra week working on a special project.
Housing: on and off-campus housing is completely organized and covered by the One Heath Program.
Contact: Dr. Mary Hondalus with UGA or visit the UGA Costa Rica One Health webpage for more info and application.
Application Deadline: Mid March
Avg cost of excursion: $2350 for lodging, meals, and transpiration; does not include flight.
Funding: IVSA Travel Fund or any of the scholarships listed on the UGA One Health Webpage!