• Welcome to the Animal and Food Sciences Department’s Internship and Job Posting website.

    Internships and animal related jobs are a wonderful way to gain experience into the animal and agricultural industries and we applaud your decision to become involved outside of UK academics.

    Please note that the postings below are outside of the University’s control and you should research each opportunity carefully. Look into the credibility, reliability, and stability of each opportunity and always be aware of issues pertaining to your personal safety. When in doubt seek a different opportunity.

    We wish for you a safe, educational, and fun experience!

  • Internships & Job Opportunities
  • Job Listings

    B-Run Farm: Farm Manager Position

    Employer: B-Run Farm

    Position Type: Job Posting

    Location: Augusta Kentucky

    Link to Website or PDF: https://www.b-runfarm.com

    Comments:

    Hiring: Farm Property Manager

    Augusta, Kentucky

    B-Run Farm seeks to hire a part-time year-round Farm Manager (FM). Ideal candidate will be seeking to grow a long-term family-oriented relationship with owners and neighbors. FM will be provided full-time on-site housing allowance in a restored 1800s farmhouse (3BR/2BA). FM will be tasked with implementing a strategy and executing the development and production of agricultural crops and livestock. An emphasis will be placed on using organic and sustainable agriculture techniques.

    This job will include part-time salary commensurate with experience and education.  Farm will be flexible with days of the week and times of the day when the FM conducts its duties. FM must be proficient in operating and maintaining mowing and cultivating equipment, and have demonstrated skills working with animals or a keen interest and aptitude for learning to do so. The FM must be interested in pursuing a career involving agriculture.

    Areas of Responsibility:

    • Grounds Keeping and Maintenance.

    • Farm planning, production and marketing.

    • Food production - especially vegetables.

    • Management of Rotational Grazing.

    • Livestock Husbandry including swine, poultry, goats, horses.

    Please visit: https://www.b-runfarm.com/ for more details. 

    UK Swine Reserach Unit- student worker

    Employer: UK Swine Research Unit

    Position Type: Job Posting

    Location: Versailles KY

    Comments:

    Employment opportunity for a University of Kentucky student at the UK Swine Research Unit

    Located near Versailles, off of US-62                                                

    ¨ Positions available immediately!

    ¨ Experience all aspects of production and research; work it into a ASC 399 internship project

    ¨ Up to 20 hrs/wk in the academic year!

    For more information please contact:

    Dr. Merlin Lindemann; Professor of Animal and Food Sciences

    Phone: 257-7524

    Email: merlin.lindermann@uky.edu

    Jim Monegue; Agriculture Research Specialist

    Swine Farm Manager

    Phone: 873-6587 ext. 289

    Email: jmonegue@uky.edu

    UKY Dairy -student worker

    Employer: UKY Coldstream Dairy

    Position Type: Job Posting

    Location: Lexington KY

    Comments:

    The University of Kentucky Coldstream Dairy is hiring students to milk for the fall semester.  This would be a good opportunity for students to get some entry level experience with dairy and handling large animals. 

    Students can work 20 hours per week during the semester. We milk two times a day, once at 4:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. seven days a week.  We usually are done milking and cleaned up in the mornings around7:45-8:00 a.m. and done around 6:30-7:00p.m. in the evenings. 

    For more information please contact Matt Collins, Assistant Herdsman, by email jmco273@uky.edu.

     

     

Do you have a job, internship or other opportunity you would like posted?  

Please email Colette.Tebeau@uky.edu. Be sure to include the job title, employer name, job location, application deadline and job description. Also please include how to apply and a url to your company's website.

Other Job boards and internship opportunties

If you don't see an opportunity that appeals to you on our website, check out some of these other organizations for additional prospects:

Kentucky Department of Agriculture

United States Department of Agriculture

USDA - Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

United States Fish and Wildlife Service

University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension

Kentucky Farm Bureau

National Cattlemen's Association

Certified Angus Beef

National Pork Board

National Swine Registry

Smithfield

Seaboard Foods

Hoard's Dairyman

American Sheep Industry

Southern States

Cargill

Alltech

Neogen

Purina

Zoetis

William H Miner Agricultural Research Institute

Petsmart

American Horse Publications

American Quarter Horse Association

American Paint Horse Association

Kentucky Thoroughbred Association, Inc.

Kentucky Horse Council

Colorado State University Equine Breeding Farm Internship

Hagyard Equine Medical Institute

Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital

Kentucky Equine Managment Internship

Virginia Tech M.A.R.E Center Undergraduate Summer Internships

Peterson & Smith Equine Hospital

U.S. Food & Drug Administration

Association of Zoos and Aquariums

Audubon Nature Institute

Monterey Bay Aquarium

Disney

Agriculture careers search

AG Careers

Yard and Groom

Federal Jobs