• 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!

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    Agriculture Regulatory Specialist

    Employer: University of Kentucky

    Position Type: Job Posting

    Deadline to Apply: January 11, 2022

    Location: Glasgow KY

    Link to Website or PDF: https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/371…

    Job TitleAgriculture Regulatory Specialist
    Requisition NumberRE31535
    Working Title
    Department Name81240:REGULATORY SERVICES
    Work LocationGlasgow, Ky.
    Grade Level44
    Salary Range$41,683-66,706/year
    Type of PositionStaff
    Position Time StatusFull-Time
    Required Education


    Click here for more information about equivalencies:http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
    Required Related Experience

    No experience required.

    Required License/Registration/CertificationNone.
    Physical RequirementsLifting, pushing, or pulling of objects up to 50 lbs.
    ShiftMonday-Friday; and  8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
    Job SummaryThe actual location of this position is not limited to Glasgow, Ky.  This position covers twelve counties in west central Kentucky where the inspector is expected to live. 

    This position provides coordination and inspections for feed, fertilizer, seed, and milk program areas within state laws and regulations for the Division of Regulatory Services. Is a liaison between the regulated community and the program coordinators to facilitate communication and compliance.  Provide consumer protection, food safety, and service to industry to achieve voluntary compliance.

     Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated. 
    Skills / Knowledge / AbilitiesMS Windows, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, FDA ESAF Program, Outlook, and others.
    Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?No
    Preferred Education/ExperienceFDA Credentials required for contract work.
    Deadline to Apply01/05/2022
    University Community of InclusionThe University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. 

    As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities. 

    Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

    Meat Science Internship

    Employer: Elbert Enterprises and Salmon's Meat Products

    Position Type: Internship

    Location: Algoma Wisconsin

    Link to Website or PDF: https://www.ebertent.com/


    Meat Science Internship

    Summary: Are you looking for an experience that will allow a dynamic array to multiple businesses?The Meat Science Internship is a 10–12 week commitment for summer of 2022. This will allow an individual the unique experience throughout our Ebert Family of Businesses. This includes our farm, Ebert Enterprises gaining exposure to our nutritionist and feed area. Then transitioning to selecting beef for the cull process. Learning how to harvest and bone out meat at our personal harvest facility. Followed by a transition to our food manufacturing and retail store, Salmon’s Meat Products that focuses on smoked sausage as well as offering fresh steak cut options. Lastly there will be exposure to our hospitality focused business, Homestead Kitchen & Tap. This allows one individual to truly experience the process of crop to kitchen table.

    Goal: We want to cater this internship specifically to your area of interest! A project will be required that can range from marketing, processing, butchering to new product development, you tell us where you most want to expand yourself and your experience.


    • Express an interest in the supply chain process for meat production
    • Exude a team mentality and helpful attitude
    • Ability to work with minimum supervision or well with a small team  
    • Ability to multi-task and adapt to change
    • Awareness of your work environment to ensure safe work practices 


    Physical Demands:

    • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
    • Prolonged periods of standing, bending and walking
    • Ability to operate multiple farm and food manufacturing equipment


    Work Relationships: Supervised by our Merchandising Coordinator. Works closely and maintains communication with main contact individuals at Ebert Enterprises, Harvest Facility, Salmon’s Meat Products, and Homestead Kitchen & Tap.

    For more information: Contact Michelle, HR Manager, with any questions you may have (920) 973-0521 or michelle.shambeau@ebertent.com Check out our website or Facebook pages as well:   

       https://www.ebertent.com/                                                 https://salmonsmeatproducts.com/                                                     https://homesteadkitchenandtap.com/

                  Ebert Enterprise Facebook                                                                     SMP Facebook                                                                    HK&T Facebook

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


Seaboard Foods

Hoard's Dairyman

American Sheep Industry

Southern States






William H Miner Agricultural Research Institute


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


Agriculture careers search

AG Careers

Yard and Groom

Federal Jobs