• 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
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    American Angus Association Internship

    Employer: American Angus Association

    Position Type: Internship

    Deadline to Apply: May 1, 2021

    Location: St. Joseph Missouri

    Link to Website or PDF: https://www.angus.org/General/Angus…

    Comments:

    The American Angus Association’s field services team is excited to announce that we are offering a fall internship designed to enhance a student’s abilities to build effective relationships, craft a promotional strategy, and learn about the Angus business and cattle industry as a whole. From assisting with herd visits to securing advertising in the Angus Journal and Angus Beef Bulletin, providing insight to producers and more, the regional manager intern will gain valuable hands-on, real-world experience in the Angus business. Applicants should have a basic understanding of the cattle industry, be eager to learn, and have a willingness to travel. 


    We are accepting applications from college juniors or seniors studying animal science, agricultural business or other agricultural-related major. Candidates should be outgoing, able to work well with all types of people and be a self-starter.

    The internship begins in August and extends through early December. The intern would be based at the American Angus Association headquarters in St. Joseph, Mo., with numerous opportunities to travel to different regions of the country. Specific start and end dates will be negotiated depending on the applicant’s availability. The intern will be expected to travel and some weekend work may be required.

    Responsibilities:

    • Assist regional managers in making herd visits in various regions across the country

    • Promote the Angus breed and represent the American Angus Association by attending production sales, AngusLink audits and other events

    • Communicate with producers and recommend management practices, with the advice of the Director of Member Services, Director of Field Services and regional managers

    • Assist breeders in getting started in the Angus business

    • Aide in securing advertising for the Angus Journal and Angus Beef Bulletin


    Intern Can Expect To:

    • Develop a better understanding of the Angus business and cattle industry as a whole

    • Enhance relationship-building skills and leave with countless connections across the country

    • Be an active extension of the field services and Association staff

    • Become well-rounded in agricultural industry relations
    • Attend various events and travel with regional manager staff throughout the internship duration


    How to Apply:

    Please submit a cover letter and résumé to careers@angus.org no later than May 1, 2021.

    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