Animal Sciences Career E-Letter

Week of August 16, 2010

Full-time Opportunities
1. WI DNR
2. Affinity ANSC Positions

Campus Opportunities
3. Research Assistant
4. ANSC Career Services Office
5. ANSC Lab Animal Caretaker

Internships
6. Animal Ag Alliance

Other
7. Purdue COA Career Fair
8. Online Career Fair
9. ANSC 281 Invitation


1. WI DNR

Northern Regional Forestry Leader
(Work Station: Spooner, Rhinelander, Park Falls, Ladysmith, Woodruff, Antigo or Hayward, WI)

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources - Division of Forestry plans, coordinates and administers a wide variety of forestry programs focused on the management, protection, health, improvement, and sustainable use of Wisconsin's forests, as well as the protection of life, property and resources from wild fire. The Division is currently seeking a Regional Forestry Leader to serve eighteen counties in the Northern Area. This position is responsible for providing supervision to over 175 employees, and oversees the management of private, public, and state lands. This is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced forester to have an impact on sustainable forestry in northern Wisconsin.

The Regional Forestry Leader is primarily responsible for the management of all activities related to the forest fire, public and private forestry programs within the region. This includes managing the northern region forestry budgets and staff to achieve workload, ensuring consistent program implementation. Additional responsibilities include overseeing professional forestry duties for the region; ensuring region wide forest fire readiness; providing law enforcement oversight; and coordinating cross program integration.

A well qualified candidate will have professional level experience in applied forestry (forest fire management and sustainable forest management), and a degree in forestry or a related natural resources field (or equivalent work experience).

Starting salary is between $59,405 - $98,021 annually (depending on experience) and includes an outstanding comprehensive benefits package.

Application deadline is August 18, 2010.

For application materials, please go to
http://wisc.jobs/public/job_view.asp?annoid=43926&jobid=43441&index=true\

If you have any questions or problems with the application process, please contact Jacquelyn Koeller at 608.266.1407 or jacquelyn.koeller@wi.gov.


2. Affinity ANSC Positions

We have a few opportunities in the animal sciences. The full position descriptions are below. These positions include:

Dairy Nutrition Consultant (01734219)

REASONS WHY THE RIGHT PERSON WILL LOVE THIS JOB

RECRUITING PROFILE
The successful candidate MUST have an advanced degree (MS, Ph.D. DVM), in dairy science and have practical experience on a commercial dairy or have 2 years experience selling dairy feed in the region and the advanced degree.

Candidates must possess a passion for the dairy industry, be outgoing, confident and have excellent verbal communication skills. The ability to balance dairy rations is a plus.

Dairy Nutrition Service Rep (01741811)

REASONS WHY THE RIGHT PERSON WILL LOVE THIS JOB

To be considered for this job you must

Ruminant Nutrition Category Manager - Midwest location

Utilize the force of a major player in animal nutrition to identify product and marketing opportunities in ruminant nutrition.

In this role you will:

To be considered for this role you must:

REASONS WHY THE RIGHT PERSON WILL LOVE THIS JOB

Animal Health Category Manager - Midwest location

Utilize the force of a major player in animal nutrition to identify product and marketing opportunities with animal health products.

In this role you will:

To be considered for this role you must:

Reasons why this is a great job for the right person

Specialty/Horse Feed Sales (01733849)

REASONS WHY THE RIGHT PERSON WILL LOVE THIS JOB

Successful candidates will have a track record of success selling equine products to dealers or selling horse feed to end users via visits to stables. Strong merchandising and promotions skills are required as are excellent communication skills, public speaking skills and a basic understanding of business. Top candidates will possess a BS degree in a related field, live in the region, be able to drive business to dealers via sales calls to stables/tracks and have excellent follow-up skills.

Rebecca Kohn • Talent Acquisition Specialist
Affinity Executive Search
3841 North 51 Avenue • Hollywood • FL • 33021
Phone: (954) 404-6253
Email: Rebecca@affinitysearch.com
Web: http://www.affinitysearch.com
9/6/10


3. Research Assistant

Our research team is looking for a responsible, highly motivated undergraduate student with a strong interest in science to join the laboratory. No experience necessary but must have a strong desire to learn. Research areas include molecular biology, nutrition, and physiology of domestic livestock and laboratory animals. Opportunities exist for continued employment through semester breaks and summer session.

This may be the experience you are seeking if you are considering Graduate School or a career in science. The hours are flexible and the environment is collegial.

Contact:
Shawn S. Donkin, Ph.D.
Professor of Animal Sciences
sdonkin@purdue.edu
494-4847


4. ANSC Career Services Office

Our office is looking for a work study eligible student who can work 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. Monday through Friday to cover the front receptionist area. Duties would mainly be to answer phone calls and assist visitors. Pay is still being determined. If you know of a student that is interested, please let Jan Ward know as soon as possible. Her contact information is janetward@purdue.edu or 48472.


5. ANSC Lab Animal Caretaker

Starting fall 2010.
10 – 15 hours per week.
Duties include: daily care of lab animals (mice, swine, sheep and poultry).
Flexible hours around classes.
Apply by sending a resume to Jason Fields jsfields@purdue.edu


6. Animal Ag Alliance

The Animal Agriculture Alliance has an opening for a three month internship position. The ideal candidate will possess strong communications and writing skills. Additional requirements include a strong command of Microsoft Office Suite, the ability to multitask and the willingness to work as a team player.

Areas of work will include but may not be limited to writing, research, special project assignments and coordination, database management, conference participation, and assisting the Alliance staff as needed.

The Alliance is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that serves as a partnership of individuals, companies and associations that have joined together to help consumers better understand the role animal agriculture plays in providing a safe, abundant food supply to the world. The Alliance provides a mechanism for those involved in animal agriculture and the food industries to speak with one voice to ensure consistent, accurate messages are communicated to the public.

The Alliance's mission is to communicate the important role of modern animal agriculture to our nation's economy, productivity, vitality, security and that animal well-being is central to producing safe, high-quality, affordable food and other products essential to our daily lives. In carrying out its mission, the Alliance undertakes activities to focus on bringing truthful, science-based information to consumers so the role of animal agriculture in feeding the world is better understood and appreciated.

Compensation: $1,500/month gross; course credit available too, depending upon university requirements

Send Resume, References and Writing Sample to:
Kay Johnson Smith
Executive Vice President
Animal Agriculture Alliance
P.O. Box 9522
Arlington, VA 22209
Or via e-mail to: KJohnson@animalagalliance.org
Or by fax to: (703)524-1921


7. Purdue COA Career Fair

Tuesday, October 5, 2010
9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Plan to attend this fall!


8. Online Career Fair

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for P&G's Virtual Online Diversity Career Fair!

P&G will host their Virtual Online Diversity Career Fair on September 15th. Here you can learn about the opportunities available & how to apply to each. Have a question? Instant message one of our recruiters or join the group chat. This is your chance to experience P&G through the eyes of our employees, connecting not only via professional aspiration but through shared cultures as well. And do this all from the comfort of your home computer! No fees & no business attire required! REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

WHEN: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 / 10:00am - 6:00pm EST

HOW: Click this link to register: https://presentations.inxpo.com/Shows/PG/Diversity-CareerFair/9-15-10/Registration/registration.html

TO LEARN MORE:


9. ANSC 281 Invitation

You are invited to ANSC 281, career planning, on Wednesdays at 10:30 or 11:30 in LILLY 3102.

October 5

School of Agriculture Career Fair

PMU

October 6

Shelley Nance
Michaele J. Wiegert
Carrie Miller
Amanda Williams
Jim Harding

BASi
FSA, USDA
LOL
PIC
IPC

Careers in Animal Sciences

October 13

Sally Irvine
Natasha Morgan

ICAN
Endocyte

Careers in K9 Behavior Training
Science/research

October 20

Matt Lemmons, DVM
Amy Woods, DVM

DVM

Careers as a DVM

October 26 Book Harmon Seminar   Book Harmon in Pfendler

October 27

Sarah Shatto
Sarah Wagler
Kyle Becker

Elanco
Wagler Dairy
Kurtz Vet Clinic

Careers in Sales & Dairy

November 3

Sarah Ruffing
Bryan Rodibaugh

IAMS
ADM Nutrition

Careers in the Nutrition & Companion Animal Industry

November 10

Alan Duttlinger
Rob Martin

NSR
Cargill

Careers in Animal Science - swine & equine

November 17

ANSC Interns
Laurene Webber


Elanco

Internships In Animal Science
Companion Animal Sales

November 24

Thanksgiving

 

December 1

Tom Schaffer & Mike Maroney

Perdue

Careers in the Poultry Industry

December 8

Scott Ridgeway

Sp location

What Really Matters


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