Animal Sciences Career E-Letter

January 27, 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

Full-time Positions
1. Three Hog and Grain Farm Positions

Part-time Positions
1. Purdue Lab Assistant Positions

Internships/Summer Work
1. Zoetis Biometrics/Statistics Internship
2. NCBA Public Policy Fall Internship
3. Large Dairy Herd Management Education and Internship Opportunities

Study Abroad/ Travel Opportunities

Club Callouts
1. Purdue Equine Assisted Program Club

Leadership Development

Contests


Full-time Positions


1. Three Hog and Grain Farm Positions

Three full-time positions are available on a family-owned, diversified hog and grain farm.

Sow Breeding and Gestation Manager: Oversee team of employees and sows and work closely with the farm manager
Animal Care Provider: Provide dairy animal care to sows and piglets
Mechanic and Crop Help: Oversee upkeep and repairs of farm machinery and provide help with grain operations. Experience driving a semi is a plus.

Qualifications include:

Benefits: A competitive salary, benefits, and housing is available

Location of Farm: Just East of Greencastle in Fillmore, IN

For more information and for how to apply, contact:
Nick Tharp
Legan Livestock and Grain
(765) 720-3950


Part-time Positions


1. Purdue Lab Assistant Positions

Two Lab Assistant positions are in need of being filled in a nutrition lab on campus. Over the next few months, they will be focusing on measuring bone ash for poultry studies.

Hours: 10-20 hours/ week

Responsibilities:

For more information and to apply, call or email:
Pat Jaynes
Lilly Hall, Room 3-120
Lab Phone: 46-44816
Email: jaynes@purdue.edu


Internships/ Summer Work


1. Zoetis Biometrics/Statistics Internship

A summer intern program opportunity at Zoetis (formerly known as Pfizer Animal Health), Veterinary Medicine Research and Development is available. Students may participate in projects involving statistical analysis, related data review, and programming tasks or statistical research as it relates to veterinary medicine.

Qualifications:

Location: Kalamazoo, MI

For more information and additional requirements, see this pdf file.

To apply, visit: http://www.zoetis.com, select "Careers", then "Opportunities for Students", and finally "Learn More and View Available Opportunities"

Application Deadline: March 31, 2014


2. NCBA Public Policy Fall Internship

The National Cattlemen's Beef Association and the Public Lands Council government affairs office in Washington, D.C., are accepting applications for the Fall 2014 Public Policy Internship. This internship gives the intern a better understanding of the complexity and implications of the political issues facing ranchers and is great for students with an interest in both the beef industry and public policy. You will work alongside staff on topics such as food safety, trade, environmental issues, taxes, and with the lobbying team on Capitol Hill.

Application Deadline: February 17, 2014

Duration: Full-time from September 8 - December 13, 2014

Qualifications include:

To apply, submit the application, college transcripts, two letters of recommendation, and a resume to: internships@beef.org

For more information and for the application, visit: www.BeefUSA.org


3. Large Dairy Herd Management Education and Internship Opportunities

The Southern Great Plains Dairy Consortium is now accepting applications for the 2014 class to study large dairy herd management. Undergraduate, graduate, and veterinary students are encouraged to apply. There are additional funding opportunities for students of underrepresented minority status via the Bovine Respiratory Disease Complex - Coordinated Agriculture Program (BRDC-CAP) at http://www.brdcomplex.org/.

Duration: Formal training program is May 19 - June 17, 2014 with extended time for internship opportunities for focused students

Application Deadline: February 27, 2014

For more information and to apply, visit: http://sgpdct.tamu.edu/

Questions? Contact:
Robert Hagevoort
dairydoc@nmsu.edu          


Club Callouts


1. Purdue Equine Assisted Programs Club

Do you love horses? Like helping others in need and volunteering hands on? Want to be a leader while working with children? Want to build your resume? If you are majoring in Animal Sciences, Education, Special Needs Education, Physical Therapy, Elementary Education, or any major, you are welcome to come join an exciting, invigorating club focusing on equine therapy!

When: Tuesday, February 11th at 6:00 PM

Where: Beering Hall, Room B248

Questions or can't come to the callout? Contact:
Eric Wallis
ewallis@purdue.edu

Free pizza and soda included!!


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