Animal Sciences Career E-Letter

September 9, 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

Scholarships

Career Fairs
1. Professional Nametag Sales
2. Ag Career Fair Student Hosts

Full-time Positions
1. Swine Careers
2. Ag Sales and Service Feed Technician
3. Atlantic Veal & Lamb Quality Manager

Part-time Positions
1. Therapeutic Riding Volunteer Opportunity
2. Animalia Volunteer Work
3. Purdue Research Undergraduate Openings
4. Camp Tecumseh Weekend Equestrian Position

Internships/Summer Work
1. Ponies and Kids Internships
2. Tyson Research & Development Internships
3. Therapeutic Riding Center Internship

Study Abroad/ Travel Opportunities
1. The Horse Industry in Denmark and Sweden

Club Callouts

Leadership Development
1. Farmers Fight National Agricultural Advocacy Conference

Contests


Career Fairs


1. Professional Nametag Sales

Get your Purdue magnetic nametag today- perfect for career fairs!

Order Envelopes: Available in KRAN 681, AGAD 121, or LILY 3-229
Please have your $10 cash, or check payable to "Purdue Agribusiness Club" available at time of ordering
Order Deadline: Friday, September 20th; an email will be sent to inform you when you order arrives
Questions? Contact:
John Braden
braden@purdue.edu


2. Ag Career Fair Students Hosts

We will need student hosts again this year for the October 1st Agriculture Career Fair. Below is the list of times in which we would need students to assist. Student should plan to be available during the full time listed. We will use only the maximum number of students used for the listed times. You will be placed on a wait list should you apply for a time that has been filled. Interested students must complete and return the attached form to Linda Austin at laa@purdue.edu or in AGAD 121 no later than noon on September 13th. They should put "Host-Career Fair" in the email subject line.

7:00 AM - 9:30 AM - Set up time for employers (maximum 12 students needed) - Check in with Linda upon arrival for location assignment
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM - Doors are open to the public (maximum 4 students needed)
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM - Buffet lunch is available to employers (maximum 4 students needed)
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM - Doors are open to the public (maximum 4 students needed)
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM - Employers will be breaking down (maximum 10 student needed)


Full-time Positions


1. Swine Careers

Find the latest swine career opportunities at www.pigcareers.com. These can include positions such as aGenetic Operations Production Technician, Boar Stud Site Manager, and a Bilingual Marketing Specialist among a variety of other positions.


2. Ag Sales and Service Feed Technician

Atlantic Veal & Lamb is looking for an Ag Sales and Feed Representative for Ohio and Pennsylvania.

Requirements:

Responsibilities:

For more information, contact:
Conan J. Cupples
HR Manager Buckege Veal, Atlantic Veal & Lamb
330-435-6400
conanc@buckegeveal.com


3. Atlantic Veal & Lamb Quality Manager

Atlantic Veal & Lamb is looking for a Quality Assurance Manager to work in Brooklyn, NY. This position is responsible for creating and maintaining all documents that pertain to food safety. Other duties include overseeing the quality and safety of all products and processes.

Responsibilities:

Qualifications:

For more information, contact:
Conan J. Cupples
HR Manager Buckege Veal, Atlantic Veal & Lamb
330-435-6400
conanc@buckegeveal.com


Part-time Positions


1. Therapeutic Riding Volunteer Opportunity

Therapeion Therapeutic Riding Center is seeking responsible adults to volunteer during their therapeutic riding classes. Classes meet on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoon and evening. You will be working directly with our special riders and wonderful horses. Therapeion is the ONLY Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH International) member center serving our community and the only riding center that utilizes instructors with certification in the therapeutic riding. This is a weekly commitment for our eight week session. You choose which days and hours you wish to volunteer.

Experience is not required. They provide your training.

Responsibilities:

For more information or to volunteer, visit:
http://www.therapeiontrc.com
or contact Therapeion at:
therapeion@yahoo.com
(765) 414-8066


2. Animalia Volunteer Work

If you are looking to gain practical experience working with a wide variety of animals (exotic, native, and domestic), you may want to consider volunteering at Animalia. Conveniently located just 27 miles from campus, they offer weekly or bi-weekly positions from 9AM-1PM or 2PM-6PM. They are currently accepting volunteer applications and scheduling interviews. If you are interested in applying or would like to learn more, go to www.animalia.us and select "Volunteer" under the "Help Animalia" tab.


3. Purdue Research Undergraduate Openings

Dr. Edward Fox in Psychological Sciences at Purdue is in need of undergraduates to help with research. We have had multiple biology majors work in this lab in previous semesters. Please contact Dr. Fox (foxe@purdue.edu) if you are interested.


4. Camp Tecumseh Weekend Equestrian Position

Camp Tecumseh in Brookston, IN is a year round YMCA camp offering several different programs throughout the year. Their equestrian program offers weekend trail rides for their guests from August-November and January-May. They are looking for a few individuals who can help them on a consistent basis (minimum of 2 weekends a month but preferably willing to commit to 3-4 weekends during their busy seasons).

Responsibilities:

Hours:

Benefits: pay starts at $7.75/hour and all meals on Saturday are provided as well as breakfast on Sunday

Requirements:

Questions? Want an application? Contact:
Mary Anne Hunsberger
Assistant Equestrian Director
maryanneh@camptecumseh.org

For more information about their camp, visit: www.camptecumseh.org
We ask that you come out for a few hours one weekend to make sure that this job is a good fit for you and for us.


Internships/ Summer Work


1. Ponies and Kids Internships

Ponies and Kids (PAK), a nonprofit professional equine facility, is looking for interns to assist with program and barn maintenance. PAK is a community organization that aims to help youths develop physically, emotionally, and socially through horseback riding and horse care. Interns are expected to commit to a minimum of 10 hours a week, and in return interns will receive a resume-building opportunity , community contacts, equine experience, letters of recommendation, professional experience in the human services, education, animal science, and management fields, and potential future employment. This internship may qualify for class credit for certain departments.

Responsibilities:

Requirements:

Interested? Contact:
Wilene Gillim
(765)426-6479
wilene@poiniesandkids.org

For more information about PAK, visit: www.poiniesandkids.org


2. Tyson Research & Development Internships

An R&D intern will gain experience in product development by assisting technologists in the development of new products and processes, revising current products in order to improve product quality, profitability and/or competitiveness. A specific project will also be assigned to the intern at the beginning of the summer and conclude with a brief report and presentation on the results of their project at the end of their internship. The length of the internship will range from 9-14 weeks. You will be assigned a mentor to aid in the process.

Qualifications:

No travel

For more information and to apply, visit: www.tysonfoods.com, click on "Careers" at the top of the page, select "Internships" at the top of the next page, and then select either "Search For Internships" or "Its Fast & Easy To Apply" on the left side of the page.

Questions? Contact:
Clinton Reed
Recruiter - College Relations
clinton.reed@tyson.com
(479) 290-5748


3. Therapeutic Riding Center Internship

Therapeion Therapeutic Riding Center, Inc. is the only Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International member center serving Tippecanoe, White, and the surrounding counties. As a PATH International member center, Therapeion abides by all training and accreditation guidelines, including using only PATH International certified instructors. They have been offering therapeutic riding services since 2007. Opportunities this fall include 2 part-time or 1 full-time intern. Spring 2014 has already been committed to a full-time intern.

Part-time: 10-20 hours/week
Full-time: 35-40 hours/week

Requirements: (will be matched with your major and fields of interest)

For learn more, please contact:
Libby Marks-Shepard
Therapeion's Director
therapeion@yahoo.com
(765) 414-8066
http://www.therapeiontrc.com


Study Abroad/ Travel Opportunities


1. The Horse Industry in Denmark and Sweden

A callout is being held for a 2014 horse study abroad trip. The trip will begin in August 2014 and will allow you to learn about native breeds of horses, attend the International Conference on Equitation Science, visit Flyinge, Stromshol, and Wangen, and hear about Vikings, haunted castles, fairytales, and more!

When: September 10, 2013 at 4:30 PM
Where: AGAD 128

Questions? Contact:
Dr. Colleen Brady
bradyc@purdue.edu


Leadership Development

1. Farmers Fight National Agricultural Advocacy Conference

On behalf of Farmers Fight, students at Texas A&M University would like to invite 4 Purdue students to participate in the first National Agricultural Advocacy Conference to be held at Texas A&M University on October 4-6, 2013. This conference will allow for 100 student leaders enrolled in agriculture majors from across the nation to unite together to discuss the future of the agriculture industry and the students' role. For more information, see the attachment to this email.


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