Animal Sciences Career E-Letter

March 18, 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
Employers by Concentration/Species
All-Campus Career Information


Career Fairs

Full-time Positions
1. Technical Services QA Scientist
2. Director of Food Safety Programs Position
3. Provimi Nutrition Opportunities

Part-time Positions
1. TA Positions for ANSC 102

Internships/Summer Work
1. Provimi Dairy Summer Internship
2. Alltech Opportunities
3. Zoetis Summer Work
4. Murphy-Brown Summer Research Internship Program (Swine)

Study Abroad/ Travel Opportunities

Club Callouts

Leadership Development
1. Wild About Horses Volunteer Opportunity  

Full-time Positions

1. Technical Services QA Scientist

A well-branded dairy is looking for several continuous improvement leaders to start up and run a new manufacturing facility. Their background may come from R&D or Quality and focus on the process of making the cultured dairy product.

Requirements for Technical Services QA Scientist

To view the other job opportunities and to apply, visit

2. Director of Food Safety Programs Position (United Egg Producers)

Location: Alpharetta, GA Headquaters



To apply, send a resume and cover letter to:
Mr. Chad Gregory
President, United Egg Producers
Please call Mr. Gregory when you email him to make sure your email didn't get into his junk/spam folder.

3. Provimi Nutrition Opportunities

Ruminant Nutritionist Position

Nutrition Assistant Position

Click on the link to get more information and to apply.

Part-time Positions

1. TA Positions for ANSC 102

Want to TA ANSC 10200, Introduction to Animal Sciences in the Fall, 2013? We are seeking five enthusiastic students who enjoy interacting with freshmen students and are professional enough to represent Purdue Animal Sciences well.

You must have a two hour block of time on Friday to conduct one of the five laboratory sections of 40 students. The labs meet in ASTL at 7:30-9:20, 9:30-11:20, 11:30-1:20, 1:30-3:20, and 3:30–5:20. You will be responsible for meeting once per week with the course leadership team, writing and grading the weekly quiz, conducting the weekly lab, maintaining the grades and attendance records, and being a resource and coordinator for your section.

This will consume about five hours most weeks and can be remunerated with ANSC 49300 credit or payment. Please submit by April 8 a letter of application stating your motivation, strengths, and availability to serve in this role along with a current resume to Dawn Gulik at in POUL 112 or Dr. Mark Russell Positions will be announced by April 22.

Internships/ Summer Work

1. Provimi Dairy Summer Internship

Provimi North America is based in Brookville, Ohio. Dairy Summer Internship position is for an undergraduate major in Dairy/Animal Science, preferably between junior and senior year. Beginning graduate students are welcome to apply.

Get information and apply at

2. Alltech Opportunities

Alltech Symposium (May 19-22)
This is the pinnacle of educational initiatives for industry professionals and the academic community. Thousands of people from around the world will gather in Lexington for three days of timely and resourceful information presented by world renowned feed and food industry leaders. Professors and students will have the opportunity to network with these professionals and explore career potential in our industry. Our goal is to welcome 200 undergraduate (juniors, seniors) and graduate students. The Alltech Symposium is by invitation only. (Visit the web page to request an invitation.)

We are already accepting applications for fall internships. Please view the different opportunities and corresponding deadlines online. We will send you an alert if departments outside of Marketing, Research and MIS introduce internships. Current opportunities are for the Fall as well as for the Alltech National Horse Show.

2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games
In 536 days, the 'Olympics' for equine athletes will take place in Normandy, France. The Alltech Games will highlight horses performing at their peak in a variety of competitions, and will also feature the relevance of agriculture on the world's stage. Interestingly, Normandy is the heart of agriculture in France, and home to the largest volume of dairy production in the country. Check out Dairy Heroes and Equine Heroes around the world! Watch the Alltech Games web site for volunteer opportunities.

3. Zoetis Summer Work

Zoetis has summer student opportunities abailable in Kalamzoo, MI, Lincoln, NE, and Madison, NJ.

To view Requirements and other details, visit

To view the complete list of job opportunities, scroll to the bottom of the page and click on "search".

4. Murphy-Brown Summer Research Internship Program (Swine)

Murphy-Brown, LLC is offering a swine research project management program for Animal Science undergraduates interested in applied swine research. The objective of this program is to allow students to gain experience in the swine industry for career development. 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 Deadline: Friday, March 29, 2013

Duration: May/June 2013 - August/September 2013


Benefits: an hourly stipend provided by Hog Slat and housing in Warsaw, NC provided by Murphy-Brown

To Apply: Submit a resume, 3 references, and a cover letter that includes previous swine experience, previous research experience, and career goals

Submit application materials to:
Dr. Christina Phillips, Ph.D.
Assistant Director of Production Research

Leadership Development

1. Wild About Horses Volunteer Opportunity

Every year, Wild About Horses is pleased to work with a few local schools in effort to allow special needs children to participate in riding lessons. In order to make this happen, they are in need of volunteers to help with leading horses, playing games with children on horseback, and supporting some children in the saddle. They are looking for volunteers on the following Fridays.

Volunteers that will saddle up and lead horses need to get there 30 minutes early, and volunteers that are walkers need to get there 15 minutes early.

Woodland Elementary (Class rides 10:30 AM-12:15 PM)
They need 4 volunteers to saddle up and lead horses and 4 as walkers

Clinton Prairie Elementary (Class rides 9:30 AM-10:30 AM)
They need 3 volunteers to saddle up and lead horses and 3 as walkers

Wea Ridge Middle School (Class rides 9:45 AM-11:45 AM)
They need 4 volunteers to saddle up and lead horses and 4 as walkers

Please RSVP with the dates you are willing to help to:
Pam Bowen
(765) 572-1095

You are welcome to ride yourself after sessions on Fridays!

Wild About Horses
6830 State Road 25 South
West Point, IN 47992

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