Animal Sciences Career E-Letter

February 24, 2014

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. Farm Manager Position
2. Elanco Positions
3. Union-Go Dairy Bookkeeper

Part-time Positions
1. Purdue Poultry Unit Animal Caretaker

Internships/Summer Work
1. Zoetis Summer Intern Program
2. CVM Summer Intern Program
3. Purdue Agricultural Centers Experience Program
4. Disney Animal Programs - Animal Nutrition Internship
5. Animal Health Sales Internship
6. SURF Program Opportunity in Animal Sciences

Study Abroad/ Travel Opportunities
1. Service Learning in Haiti

Club Callouts

Leadership Development
1, CCO Key Tips to Career Success

Contests


Full-time Positions


1. Farm Manager Position

The Maschhoffs, the largest independent pork producer in the US, is seeking a Site Manager. This position is responsible for the day-to-day leadership and performance of a Genetic Nucleus Sow Site. The Site Manager is responsible for developing a team of Section Managers and/or Technicians through routine communications, training programs, planning, and performance management. They will possess a thorough understanding of genetic principles and ensure implementation of all genetic and breed-to-wean work instructions. The Site Manager will work closely with data input staff to submit accurate and timely farm records in order to promote data integrity. This position is accountable for all on-farm genetic and performance objectives and routine review of progress of the approopriate farm metrics using systems-based management.

Location: Tell City, IN

For more information and to apply, visit: www.themaschhoffsjobs.com and search for Requisition #20762

Questions? Contact:
Missy Bost
missy.bost@pigsrus.net
(618) 884-7471


2. Elanco Positions

Elanco, a global research-based company that develops and delivers product and services to enhance animal health and production, has recently posted three new, full-time positions on LinkedIn.

Beef Product Marketing Food Animal Health - Elanco

For more information and to apply, visit:
http://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/11518917?trk=vsrp_jobs_res_name&trkInfo=VSRPVSRPsear%3A761707511392902247821%2CVSRPtargetId%3A11518917%2CVSRPcmpC%3Aprimary

Global Marketing - Companion Animal - Elanco

For more information and to apply, visit:
http://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/10156125?trk=vsrp_jobs_res_name&trkInfo=VSRPVSRPsear%3A761707511392902344701%2CVSRPtargetId%3A10156125%2CVSRPcmpC%3Aprimary

Director Animal Wellbeing Research & Policy - Elanco

For more information and to apply, visit:
http://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/11257416?trk=vsrp_jobs_res_name&trkInfo=VSRPsearchId%3A761707511392902563766%2CVSRPtargetId%3A11257416%2CVSRPcmpt%3Aprimary


3. Union-Go Dairy Bookkeeper

Union-Go Dairy in Winchester, Indiana is seeking a full-time employee to help with their bookkeeping system. They have entered into a contract with Dannon that requires monthly reporting. They are seeking a creative, open-vision, and social person. The successful applicant would have to keep track of costs on a daily basis, which will be a fairly full-time job.

Location: Randolph County, just Southwest of Winchester, IN

To apply, send your resume and cover letter to: sgoltste@imail.iu.edu


Part-time Positions


1. Purdue Poultry Unit Animal Caretaker

The Purdue Poultry Research and Education Center is seeking qualified students to fill a part-time position. Our goal is to provide quality research while offering educational opportunities to students who have a sincere interest in poultry production agriculture. Applicants should be dependable, conscientious, and self-motivated with a desire to learn and take on responsibility. Good communication skills are a must. Previous poultry/farm equipment experience is preferred, but not required. Applicants should expect to work 2 weekends per month, and some holidays.

Daily Job Tasks include:
Feeding, checking birds, flock health, removing dead birds, animal handling, gathering eggs, setting eggs, taking hatch off, wing banding and vaccinating chicks, cleaning rooms and equipment/facility maintenance. Employee will work closely with researchers, other research unit farm personnel, supervisors, and fellow employees to provide a team atmosphere conducive to quality research and education.

Benefits: Gain hands-on experience and get paid; build your resume; learn about animal production

Hours: need to work 2-3 hours for 2 or 3 days/ week; Mornings and weekends are best

Visit https://ag.purdue.edu/ansc/Pages/ASRECstudentemploy.aspx and fill out the application.


Internships/ Summer Work


1. Zoetis Summer Intern Program

The Zoetis Summer Intern Program is a great opportunity to learn about science, the pharmaceutical industry, and to network with staff and other interns.

Qualifications:

Duration: Begins and May and lasts throughout the summer depending on availability

Location: Most opportunities are in Charles City, IA, Durham, NC, Exton, PA, Florham Park, NJ, Kalamazoo, MI, Lincoln, NE, Reno, NV, and Willow Island, WV
Zoetis does not provide any financial assistance for travel or housing to students in this program

Benefits: You may apply to multiple positions; however they ask that you only apply to the positions that best fit your experience, interest, and geographic preference

To apply, visit: www.zoetis.com, select "Careers", then "Opportunities for Students", and then "View Available Opportunities"
Yyou will need to create a new user profile

Application Deadline: March 31, 2014

Questions? Contact: zoetisstudent@atriumstaff.com


2. CVM Summer Intern Program

CVM's 2014 Windows to Regulatory Research Internship Program is open and is being filled under the Pathway Internship Program which provide opportunities for high school, vocational and technical, undergraduate, graduate, and professional students to gain work experience while pursuing their education. The interns are located in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDDA), and the Office of Foods, Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM), which is located in Rockville and Laurel, MD. Salary will be determined upon selection.

Application Deadline: Monday, February 24, 2014

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/360756300


3. Purdue Agricultural Centers Experience Program

Are you from a non-farm background but would like farm and research experience? The PACE program is for you! PACE is designed to expose undergraduate students who have little or no farm experience to applied research at one of the eight Purdue Agricultural Centers (PACs). Under the leadership and supervision of a faculty member and PAC superinendent, undergraduate will be engaged in research and hands-on farm experience at one or multiple PACs.

To see a list of PACs and their locations, go to: https://ag.purdue.edu/arp/pac/Pages/default.aspx

Duration: May 26 - August 1 (some flexibility available)

Qualifications:

Benefits: $4,800 stipend

Application Deadline: March 14, 2014
Students will receive notificaiton of acceptance by March 24

To see a list of available projects and to apply, visit: http://www.ag.purdue.edu/oap/PACE
If you don't see a project you are interested in, please check back as the website will be updated as projects become available.

Questions? Contact:
Meredith Cobb
Agricultural Research at Purdue
(765) 494-3951
mcobb2@purdue.edu
or
Felix Arnold
Office of Academic Programs
(765) 494-8476
arnoldf@purdue.edu


4. Disney Animal Programs- Animal Nutrition Internship

The Animal Nutrition Center, a department within Animal Health, is a centralized food preparation operation that provides for all dietary needs of the Walt Disney World Resort animal collection. The Animal Nutrition Center operates 7 days a week, 5 AM- 4 PM. This Disney Professional Internship provides work experience within a comprehensive nutrition program and includes animal food production (75%), as well as animal nutrition research (25%) componenets. No direct animal contact takes place in this role.

For more information and to apply, visit:
http://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/11250235?trk=vsrp_jobs_res_name&trkInfo=VSRPsearchId%3A761707511392902460555%2CVSRPtargetId%3A11250235%2CVSRPcmpt%3Aprimary


5. Animal Health Sales Internship

The Summer Intern will be a field-based position reporting to regional sales manager. The job scope and primary focus for this position is to actively support the regional sales strategy across the regions and territories via coordination and execution of sales support activities.

For more information and to apply, visit:
http://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/11674582?trk=vsrp_jobs_res_name&trkInfo=VSRPsearchId%3A761707511392902529581%2CVSRPtargetId%3A11674582%2CVSRPcmpt%3Aprimary


6. SURF Program Opportunity in Animal Sciences

Dr. Brad Kim, an assistant professor in Animal Sciences, has just posted his research project to the Summer Undergraduate Research (SURF) Program. He is currently looking for a good undergrad student who may be interested in joining his lab and undertaking a summer project centering on the investigation of the role of small heat shock proteins in meat tenderness development. Previous lab experience with handling chemicals would be desirable.

Duration: 11 weeks and 40 hours/ week

Benefits: $4,200 stipend

Application Deadline: March 10, 2014 (they began reviewing them on February 20th)

To view the complete list of undergraduate research opportunities, copy and paste the following into your web browser: https://engineering.purdue.edu/Engr/Research/SURF/Research/?category=Agricultural

For more information about the SURF program and to apply, visit: https://engineering.purdue.edu/Engr/Research/SURF/Programs/Campus


Study Abroad/ Travel Opportunities


1. Service Learning in Haiti

Would you like to teach and learn about Food, Soils, Crops, Layers, Goats, and Bees? Apply now for this service learning opportunity which will occur during Winter Break from December 27, 2014 - January 5, 2015. French speakers will be needed for this trip but not required.

Callout: March 4, 2014, 5:30 PM, Lilly Hall 2-425

Benefits: 3 hours of credit (1 each in Fall, Winter, and Spring)

To apply:


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