Animal Sciences Career E-Letter

February 11, 2013

From the Desk of Barry Delks

Animal Sciences Careers Website
All Current Full-Time Positions
All Current Internship Positions
College of Ag Interview Opportunities
E
mployers by Concentration/Species
All-Campus Career Information

Scholarships

Career Fairs

Full-time Positions
1. Animal Breeding and Genetics Ph.D. Fellowships

Part-time Positions
1. Draft Hitch Job Opportunity
2. Covance - An Alternative Spring Break Option

Internships/Summer Work
1. Smithfield Foods Summer Intern (in VA)
2. The Windows to Regulatory Research Internship Program
3. Wildcat Creek Wildlife Center Summer Internships
4. Benton County Grain Farmer

Study Abroad

Club Callouts
1. Foal Watch Call Out

Leadership Development

Contests


Full-time Positions


1. Animal Breeding and Genetics Ph.D. Fellowships

Iowa State University is offering three PhD. fellowships to study Animal Breeding and Genetics.

Job Description: Students will participate in research projects to improve the efficiency of livestock production through genetic selection. Opportunities to work with pigs, beef cattle, dairy cattle, and poultry exist. Drs. J. Dekkers, D. Garrick, S. Lamont, J. Reecy, M. Rothschild, D. Spurlock, K. Stalder, and C. Tuggle are participating in the program.

Requirements: Must be a US citizen

Application Deadline: March 1st

For more information, see: http://www.genetics.iastate.edu/usda.html

Questions? Contact:
Dr. Diane Spurlock
Associate Professor
Department of Animal Science
Iowa State University
moodyd@iastate.edu


Part-time Positions


1. Draft Hitch Job Opportunity

RX Draft Hitch Employment Opportunity - Career Training for the Draft Horse Industry

What: A paid part-time position to work with Melissa Brown, RX Acres Belgian handling, grooming, harnessing, hitching, and general stable management of the "H" Factor hitch of Belgian Mares.

When: Limited weekly hours beginning February 15 with the expectation that this could become fulltime in the summer.

Where: RX Acres Belgians, less than five miles NE of Brookston, IN. http://www.rxacresbelgians.com/.

Who: Students interested in gaining hands-on experience with Belgian mares being managed, trained, and prepared for draft horse hitch competitions. Novice horse experience, willingness to learn, dedication to agreed-upon schedules, and a positive attitude about developing marketable skills for employment in the horse industry are required. Your own transportation is needed.

How: Contact Melissa Brown, rxacresbelgians@aol.com; 765-479-0367.


2. Covance - An Alternative Spring Break Option

 Are you a senior with a major in Animal Science, Biology, or Vet Tech?
Do you want to job shadow with a leading pharmaceutical research company?
Would you enjoy networking with our Senior Scientist and Business Leaders?
Be one of a few motivated science students to join our team for 3 1/2 days!

Opportunities:

Location: Greenfield, IN

Salary: this is an unpaid, networking opportunity; lunch and hotel will be provided

Duration: March 11th through mid-day on March 14th

To Apply: Submit a resume and request an application at college.recruiting@covance.com

www.covance.com


 Internships/ Summer Work

1. Smithfield Foods Summer Intern (in VA)

Do you want to bring home the bacon? Smithfield Foods is the largest pork processor in the world headquartered in Smithfield, VA! You can earn an internship opportunity working on meaningful projects and interacting with various teams. You will have the opportunity to present your summer experience and projects to the Senior Executive team at the end of the summer.

Job Requirements:

Duration: 12 weeks (May-August)

Location: Smithfield, Virginia

To Apply: Send Barry Delks your resume and cover letter by February 12th along with which of the following departments you are interested in:

For more information, visit: http://www.smithfieldfoods.com/careers/


2. The Windows to Regulatory Research Internship Program

This program provides an opportunity to spend your summer working at the Food and Drug Administration's Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) with internationally-renowned scientists, in an environment committed to protecting human and animal health. You will gain hands-on experience conducting basic and applied research as well as performing in-depth technical reviews of data applicable to animal health and food safety.

Duration: 10 weeks, beginning Monday, June 3, 2013

Location: Rockville or Laurel, MD

Application Deadline: February 13

For more information and for how to apply, visit: http://www.fda.gov/AboutFDA/WorkingatFDA/FellowshipInternshipGraduateFacultyPrograms/VeterinaryMedicineStudentInternships/default.htm


3. Wildcat Creek Wildlife Center Summer Internships

Resumes are being accepted for summer 2013 internships. Read a full description of the internship at www.wildcatwildlifecenter.org.

Cover letter and resume may be forwarded to Denise Hays at dlhays59@hotmail.com, or call 765-430-1582.

Denise Hays, Asst. Director
Wildcat Creek Wildlife Center


4. Benton County Grain Farmer

A Benton County grain farmer is looking to hire multiple students to help with spring planting, tillage, grain hauling, etc. with the opportunity to work during the sumer and into the fall. The applicant should have a production agriculture background and have experience with semi driving and farm equipment operation and maintenance.

The farmer manages approximately 1,500 acres of corn and soybeans in Fowler, Boswell and surrounding areas of Benton County. Most farm locations are 15-35 miles from campus.

If interested, please submit your resume to aoppy@purdue.edu by Friday, February 15.


Club Callouts


1. Foal Watch Call Out

When: February 14th at 6 PM

Where: Lynn Hall Room 1136

This is a great opportunity to gain some equine experience!

Questions? Contact:
Abigail Velting
avelting@purdue.edu


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