Bangladesh Veterinary Opportunities
Organization: International Centre ro Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b)
Expected experiences: Do research in the realm of Public Health on various projects. For example you can work with the Center for Disease Control under the icddr,b office completing an evaluation of the avian influenza surveillance system. Revise and update outbreak investigation protocols for human cases of avian influenza.
Best time of year: May through June.
Projects range from 6 to 12 or more weeks so are best done during the summer after your first or second year.
Housing: A shared student apartment managed by icddr,b is available with transportation to and from the office provided. Student housing is located in a nice area of the city and is a great way to meet others. The apartment is farther away but housing close to the offices is more expensive.
Contact: For more information and an application, you can check out the icddrb student field experiences website.
Avg cost of excursion: $3000, not including flight
Funding: Freeman Asia Grant can be applied for with awards up to $3500.