Animal Sciences Career E-Letter

August 22, 2012

From the Desk Of Barry Delks
Animal Sciences Careers Website
Free Lunch!
2012 Fall Visit NC State Program

Full-time Positions
1. Pipestone
2. Farm Credit

Internships/Student Workers/Part-time
1. Blair Animal Clinic & Klondike Kennels
2. Undergrad Student Needed - Dr. Richert
3. Internship at Murphy-Brown, LLC
4. American Royal Media Intern

----From the Desk of Barry Delks----
"It is good to appreciate that life is now. Whatever it offers, little or much, life is
now – this day – this hour."
-- Charles Macomb Flandrau

Animal Sciences Careers Website


If you said yes to any of those, email me to save a seat for a FREE LUNCH WED, Aug 29 from 12 – 2.

2012 Fall Visit NC State Program

Dear friends,
We are pleased to announce the 2012 Fall Visit NC State Program, October 28-30. This visitation program is sponsored by The Graduate School at NC State University. Please share this information with your students, peers, and others who are interested in graduate education and the programs provided by NC State University. Feel free to disseminate widely to your virtual contacts.

Program dates: Sunday, October 28 - Tuesday, October, 30, 2012
Location: McKimmon Center, NC State University, Raleigh, North Carolina
Application Deadline: October 1, 2012, 5 p.m.
Admittance Notification: October 8, 2012
Cost for attendance: The Graduate School will cover all associated cost (air and ground transportation, lodging, meals, and program materials for all accepted participants).

The application and the FAQ are available on the web site. For additional questions, contact me at
My best,
Brett A. Locklear
Director, Graduate Recruitment
The Graduate School
NC State University
Research Building III, Room 237
1005 Capability Drive, Box 7102
Raleigh, NC 27695
919.513.1981 (direct)
919.515.2872 (main)
919.515.2873 (fax)

Full-time Positions

1. Pipestone

We have built customer relationships in China and now we need people to help them (Chinese) learn our protocols in production, as well as human resources, financials and business operations. Pipestone is looking to hire 3 - 4 new graduates – either a BS or MS who have a desire to work as a liaison between Pipestone and new ag developments in China. They will train you in all the methods and procedures for Pipestone, then you would provide that training and technical service in China. We would have interest in students with majors in Agriculture of any kind, business, human resources, and finance. Send a resume to Nicole Paulsen if interested.

Nicole Paulsen
Nicole Paulsen l SR Human Resources Supervisor
1801 Foreman Drive l Pipestone MN 56164
t: 507.825.7939 c: 507.215.7585
Helping farmers today create the farms of tomorrow

2. Farm Credit

There are some openings with Farm Credit Mid-America, and I thought I would send you a note in case you knew of anyone that might be interested in a job!

You can check them out at the following address Click on the Careers/Interns tab.

Farm Credit has hired many people with Animal Science degrees, especially here lately, which I think is awesome!

Dana Beck
Business Analyst | 421 Meijer Drive Lafayette, IN 47905
T 765-446-1903 F |


1. Blair Animal Clinic & Klondike Kennels

Job Opening
Type: Part Time -- 20-30 hours per week

Location: Off Campus, West Lafayette
Blair Animal Clinic & Klondike Kennels
3662 N 250 W
West Lafayette, IN 47906
(take McCormick Rd north straight across US 52 W)

Position: Kennel Attendant
Klondike Kennels, a full service boarding and grooming facility, is hiring for the position of Kennel Attendant. Kennel Attendants are responsible for the proper husbandry care of all of our boarding animals; including both cats and dogs. Duties include feeding, bathing, record keeping, and cleanliness of cages and runs.

Training/Skill: Animal care background desired.

Requirements: Must be able to work outdoors in most weather conditions and be able to walk dogs greater than 50 lbs, handling a variety of breeds and sizes, and availability to work early morning, evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Hours Available: Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., and 3:00-6:00 p.m. with some weekends and holidays.

Interested applicants should submit an application for employment (available on-site at our location) and a current resume attention: Layla Amberger, CPDT-KA

Contact: 765-463-1603

2. Undergraduate Student Needed - Dr. Richert

Need an undergrad. student that has all day Tuesdays free.

We could use help weighing pigs at an on-farm study this fall from 7-3 each day.

Email your resume and hours available on Tuesdays to Dr Richert

3. Internship at Murphy-Brown LLC

Murphy-Brown LLC, Eastern Operations

Fall Research Internship Program

Sponsored by: Chr. Hansen Animal Health & Nutrition

Murphy-Brown, LLC is offering a swine research project management program for Animal Science undergraduate or recently graduated students interested in applied swine research. The objective of this program is to accomplish mutual research objectives between Chr. Hansen and Murphy-Brown, LLC. The successful candidate will be an integral part of the research data collection and participate in all on-going research projects at Murphy-Brown.

Location: Rose Hill, NC

Application materials due: Friday, August 31, 2012

Start date: September 2012

End date: December 2012/January 2013

To Apply: Please submit a resume, cover letter, and 3 references. The cover letter must include the following information: previous swine experience, previous research experience, and career goals.

Applicants encouraged to have: Animal handling experience, independent problem solving skills, organizational skills, experience with Microsoft Office

Applicants must have: Valid driver's license, dependable transportation

Student responsibilities: The student will be responsible for assisting with time tables, activities, and data collection for all on-going research projects at Murphy-Brown. This will involve spending time on a Murphy-Brown wean-to-finish research farm, in the feed mill, at the quality assurance lab, and also on commercial farms. The student will be exposed to other aspects of Murphy Brown, LLC, including the packing plant, veterinary medicine, and swine production operations. At the end of the program the student will be required to give a presentation to Murphy Brown and Chr. Hansen.

Sponsorship: Sponsorship, an hourly stipend, will be provided by Chr. Hansen. Housing will be provided by Murphy-Brown and will be located in Warsaw, NC.

Please submit application materials to:                                                                 
Christina Phillips, Ph.D.                                                         
Assistant Director of Production Research                                                   

4. American Royal Media Internship

Attention college undergraduate students! Are you a writer, photographer, blogger, communicator or livestock enthusiast interested in gaining more real-world experience in media coverage? If so, apply for the 2012 American Royal Media Internship! Deadline is Wednesday, Sept. 12. For more info, contact Jennifer Shike at

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