The Smith-Kilborne Program is a training program for veterinary students sponsored by USDA, APHIS, VS.
A cooperator is being sought to manage the travel arrangements for 30 students.Arrange and pay for travel for students, to include flight reservations and ground transportation.
to the program will arrive on Tuesday, May 29 to DCA airport, and return flights will depart from PVD airport on Wednesday, June 6. Reserve and pay for lodging for students in Washington, DC (May 29-June 3), and Groton, CT (June 3-6).
USDA will assist with identifying hotels.Reserve and pay for a chartered bus to take students from the hotel in Washington, DC to the hotel in Groton, CT, on Sunday, June 3. Arrange minivan rentals for four vans to be picked up Sunday, June 3, from GON airport and returned Wednesday, June 6 at PVD airport.Reimburse students for other travel expenses as allowed by federal travel regulations (parking, mileage, baggage fees, etc).Issue per diem checks to each student to cover meals and incidental expenses in accordance with standard federal per diem rates.
These checks should be issued for the entire amount for the trip and distributed on the first day of the program, May 2 9. Additional tasks may arise during the administration of the program.USDA will reimburse all costs