Animal Sciences Career E-Letter

Week of November 8, 2010

Full-time Positions
1. 4-H Youth Development Animal Science Specialist
2. FSA County Operations Trainee

3. Diamond Creek Internship

On or near campus employment
4. Kennel/Training Job

5. CCO Inside Track
6. ANSC Chili Cook-in
7. Guest Lecture

1. 4-H Youth Development Animal Science Specialist

West Lafayette - Youth Development and Agricultural Educ-1001055

Job Description
This position will be part of a team committed to enhancing the Indiana 4-H Youth Development program. The successful candidate will have responsibilities focused on 4-H Animal Sciences programming and will work closely with faculty, Extension Specialists, Educators and animal industry stakeholders. This individual will be managed jointly by the YDAE faculty member responsible for 4-H Animal Sciences programs and the Indiana 4-H Program Leader. These responsibilities include:



Additional Information:

Apply online to this position.

2. FSA County Operations Trainee

Full-time Permanent
4 Indiana Positions available

The Farm Service Agency (FSA) is the U.S. Department of Agriculture's principle agency charged with providing a stable and abundant American food supply. This object is best met by supporting America's production agriculture community and helping protect the nation's food and natural resources.

Individuals selected serve as Trainees to become County Executive Directors. Each is assigned to an Indiana County FSA Office and receives 12 months of practical, managerial, and program training applicable to County FSA Offices. Trainees acquire knowledge, skill and experience in the following areas: 1) policy, programs and operations of FSA; 2) leadership, direction and coordination in program implementation; 3) public speaking; 4) interpersonal relationships and effective communication with both staff and clients; 5) supervision of subordinates; 6) motivation of personnel; and 7) local organization and community involvement.

How to Apply:
You must submit your application and/or resume so that it will be received by the closing date of the announcement. FSA-675 forms (application for county employment) may be obtained from any FSA County Office. The FSA-675, Application for County Employees will be required if selected for the position.

You must submit a narrative response to each knowledge, skill or ability listed under "How You will Be Evaluated" on page(s) 2 and/or 3 of this announcement. Your response should describe what you did, how often you performed this activity, the guidelines available, the complexity of the assignment, and who you performed the activity for or with.

If you are a current or former federal employee or FSA County Committee Employee or an employee with reinstatement eligibility, you must submit a copy of your last Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) and a copy of your most recent Performance Appraisal (within last 18 months).

A college transcript if any education beyond high school completed.

Application mailed using government postage or through an internal federal government mail system will not be considered.

Contact Information:
Gloria F. McEntire, AS
Phone: 317-290-3030 ext 203
FAX: 317-290-3238

Or write:
USDA, Indiana State FSA Office
ATTN: Gloria McEntire, AS
5981 Lakeside Blvd.
Indianapolis, IN 46278
Phone: 317-290-3030 ext 203 or 202
FAX: 317-290-3238

3. Diamond Creek Internship

Diamond Creek Farm of Paris Kentucky is looking for interns for the 2011 foaling season. The purpose of this internship is to provide a positive, hands-on learning experience involving the foaling process, breeding, newborn care and herd health. Our foaling season starts in mid January and will finish in mid June, when the last foal hits the ground.

This is a paid internship and we will provide housing with utilities included. However we do require our interns to have a vehicle and cell phone.

If you have any questions about this internship feel free to contact me at (859)340-6185 or

Thank you for your time and consideration.

-Gina DeMarco

4. Kennel/Training Job

I have a job opening for male or female interested in working in my kennel and working with the dogs....Excellent opportunity for anyone that wants to learn how to train a Border Collie to herd sheep and cattle. Pays depends on results achieved. Only 2 hours per week pen cleaning. Probably 1 day ( 8 hrs ) a week so would be considered part time. Employee would select own experience preferred.

Sanders Border Collies
10112S. 700E
Clarks Hill, IN 47930

5. CCO Inside Track - November 5, 2010

I. The Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Indiana Undergraduate Research Program is designed to increase the diversity and quality of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics majors. It provides great research, professional development, and personal development opportunities. The Application Deadline for Spring 2011 LSAMP Undergraduate Research Program is November 12th.

II. With a part-time internship students can engage in cutting edge interdisciplinary projects, gain valuable skills and knowledge for a possible career in research or start-up companies, become part of a community of researchers or entrepreneurs, and receive a $500 scholarship for the Spring Semester. Students can read more here. The deadline is November 12th.

III. Be sure to let any students interested in government work know about the Government Job Fair. Over a dozen local, state and federal government organizations seeking to fill a wide variety of positions from a variety of majors. The fair will be on November 12th, from 1:00PM - 4:00PM (Central Time) at the University of Illinois at Chicago 750 South Halsted Street, Student Center East Building Chicago, IL.

IV. Full list of On-campus and Off-campus career events.

Hannah Schmidt, The Inside Track Editor

6. ANSC Chili Cook In

ANSC Chili Day on Nov 11.

Free chili for all starting at 11:00 in the Lilly conference room, 3-113.

Allison Rieth
College of Agriculture- Animal Science

7. Guest Lecture

Dr. Adolph will be speaking Wednesday, 11/10 at noon, in the Emerson Hall.

The lecture title is "Blessings of Lifetime Jungle Surgery"

Emerson Hall is at 545 Barnhill Dr. Indianapolis, IN 46202. I think it's best to park in the Vermont St. Parking lot, at Barnhill and Vermont, a block or so south of Michigan Ave. You can then just walk across the street (Michigan Ave) on Barnhill to 545 Barnhill.

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