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Animal Care Intensive

Animal Care Intensive (ACI) is a week-long series of STEM-focused workshops for select high school students deeply interested in working in an animal care field. Students gain hands-on experience in the vast field of veterinary sciences by working with the following professionals and experts:

  • Small and Companion Animal Veterinarians
  • Animal Care and Veterinary Technicians
  • Engineers and Veterinary Lab Technicians
  • Large Animal and Equine Veterinarians

Students spend a day at the AWS Community Veterinary Clinic and a day in the AWS Adoption Center. The week also will include day-long field trips to IDEXX Laboratories in Westbrook, and the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals in Windham.

High-school students with an interest in veterinary sciences or a strong desire to pursue a career in animal care are encouraged to apply. To apply, students must submit a 1-2 page essay along with their application. The application for 2020 ACI is now open and is due by June 1. AWS’ Humane Educator will notify applicants of their acceptance into ACI by June 15.


 
 
 
 
 

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August 2020

Animal Care Intensive STEM-workshop: Week of August 10th

For students accepted into ACI for 2020, workshops will take place Aug 10 - 13 from 9 am - 4 pm.
Humane Education Classroom, 46 Holland Road
Kennebunk, ME 04043 United States
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Animal Care Intensive (ACI)  is a four-day series of STEM-focused workshops where select high school students gain hands-on experience in the vast field of veterinary sciences. High-school students with an interest in veterinary sciences or a strong desire to pursue a career in animal care are encouraged to apply. To apply, students must submit a 1-2 page essay along with their application. The application for 2020 ACI will open April 1 and be due by June 1. AWS’ Humane Educator…

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