Animal Sciences Career E-Letter

March 3, 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
1. Emerging Employers Internship & Career Fair
2. Health Careers Fair

Full-time Positions
1. Merial Customer Care Representative
2. Swine Technical Support Manager
3. Provimi Supply Chain Coordinator
4. Director of Beef Quality Assurance Oppportunity
5. Iowa State University Graduate Teaching Assistantship
6. South Dakota State University Assistant Professor
7. Kasas State University Youth Livestock Coordinator

Part-time Positions

Internships/Summer Work
1. Challenge Detroit Fellowship
2. Kentucky Equine Management Internship
3. Indianapolis Zoo Internships
4. Zoetis Summer Sales Intern

Study Abroad/ Travel Opportunities

Club Callouts

Leadership Development
1. Boiler Blast

Contests


Career Fairs


1. Emerging Employers Internship & Career Fair

Make your mark with an emerging employer! This opportunity will connect you, the student, with high-growth employers no matter what your major is. This career fair will be hosted by the CCO, Department of Computer Science, The Office of Global Affairs, Interns for Indiana, TechPoint, The Certificate in Entrpreneurship & Innovation, and the Lilly Endowment.

When: Wednesday, March 5th, 1:30-4:30 PM

Where: Recreational Sports Center, Feature Gym

To view the current list of employers attending, visit: https://purdue-csm.symplicity.com/events/students.php?mode=list&cf=Emerging14

Log in to your myCCO account at: www.cco.purdue.edu to Express Interest and RSVP to this exciting event. RSVP is not required for this event.

Questions? Contact:
Kaletra Dispennett
kaletra@purdue.edu
(765) 494-3990


2. Health Careers Fair

Interact with program representatives from medicine, dentistry, chiropractic, PT, OT, health law, public health, PA, veterinary medicine, and more! This event is sponsored by the Center for Pre-Professional Advising and is free and open to the public.

When: Monday, March 10, 2014, 2:00-5:30 PM

Where: Cordova Rev Center

For a list of participating programs, visit: https://purdue-csm.symplicity.com/events/students.php?mode=list&cf=HealthCareers14


Full-time Positions


1. Merial Customer Care Representative

The customer care position is a proven training ground for advancement into other positions with Merial. As a customer care representative, the individual is responsible for handling a range of complex service interactions that require one to quickly assess, clarify, and analyze the situation. The types of interactions range from handling account inquiries including billing or order issues, website navigation, order entry, resolution of complaints, while doing so in a manner that reduces customer effort and promotes a positive customer experience.

Location: Duluth, GA

Qualifications:

To apply, visit: www.merial.com

In addition, please feel free to send your resume to:
Nicole Brooker
Associate Manager, Customer Care
Merial USA
nicole.brooker@merial.com


2. Swine Technical Support Manager

Biomin USA has a new open position for a Swine Technical Support Manager, and they are hoping to find someone who has either recently graduated with their PhD or will be finishing soon that might find this role interesting.

For more information and to view the job description, view this pdf file.

To apply, visit: www.erber-group.net and search under the "Career" section.


3. Provimi Supply Chain Coordinator

Provimi North America - a Cargill company, currently has an opening for a Supply Chain Coordinator.

For more information and to apply, visit: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH07/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=NANUTRITION&cws=1&rid=121

Location: Brookville, OH


4. Director of Beef Quality Assurance Opportunity

Location: Denver, CO

For more information and to apply, visit: http://www.beefusa.org/careers.aspx

Questions? Contact:
John Paterson, PhD
Executive Director of Education
National Cattlemens Beef Assocation
(303) 850-3378
jpaterson@beef.org


5. Iowa State University Graduate Teaching Assistantship

The Department of Animal Science at Iowa State University has two Teaching Assistantships available to support the undergraduate program in the department. The TA's will be engaged in the creation and delivery of laboratory and experiential based learning experiences - as well as assessment of student learning. The successful applicnatns will be allowed to choose their major professor and graduate program in the department to fit their needs.

Duration: 9 month academic year appointment with the potential for additional summer research appointment to work in their research area

Qualifications:

Application Deadline: April 1, 2014

To apply, send: a letter of application, resume, transcript(s), names and contact information on 3 references who can speak to the applicant's ability to teach and work with undergraduate students, and your GRE score to:
Dr. Jodi Sterle
Teaching Section Coordinator
Department of Animal Science, Iowa State University
119 Kildee Hall
Ames, Iowa 50011
(515) 294-3161

Questions? Contact: Dr. Jodi Sterle (above)


6. South Dakota State University Assistant Professor

The Department of Animal Science at South Dakota State University is expanding its nutrition program by adding an Assistant Professor of Ruminant Nutrition with an emphasis on Rumen Microbiology. Invesitigators with innovative research programs that complement or expand existing animal science research in the department will be given the highest priority.

Duration: 9 month, tenure-track position (80% research, 20% teaching responsibilities)

Responsibilities:

Qualifications:

Desired Qualifications:

Application Deadline: May 1, 2014 (this position will remain open until filled; review of applications will begin May 1, 2014)

To apply, visit: https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu, search by the position title, view the job announcement, and click on "apply for this posting."

Questions? Contact:
Dr. Joseph Cassady
Department Head of Animal Science
joe_cassady@ncsu.edu
or
Dr. Robbi Pritchard
Search Committee Chair
(605) 688-5165


7. Kansas State University Youth Livestock Coordinator

Location: Department of Animal Sciences and Industry, Kansas State University, Manhattan

Responsibilities:

Qualifications:

To apply, send an application letter, resume, and three letters of reference to:
Dr. Brian Faris, Chair of Search Committee
Kansas State University
228 Weber Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
brfaris@ksu.edu (electronic submissions are preferred)

Application Deadline: review of applications will begin March 12, 2014 and continue until the position is filled


Internships/ Summer Work


1. Challenge Detroit Fellowship

Challenge Detroit is now accepting applications for the third class of Fellows. Challenge Detroit is a new model for attracting and retaining talent to reinvigorate a great American post-industrial city by intersecting living, working, playing, giving and leading with an opportunity for approximately 30 individuals of various intellects and backgrounds to come together in an effort with area companies, non-profits and cultural institutions. Through a wide-spread social movement, the narratives and experiences of these individuals aim to amplify Detroit's potential and influence public perception about the present and future of the city and the surrounding region. Challenge Detroit engages in the community through team challenges, in partnership with area non-profits, designed to positively impact the city and region.

Challenge Detroit is reaching out to Purdue as they have an exciting role for a Fellow as an urban agriculture and food systems organization.

Application Deadline: March 9, 2014

For more information and to apply, visit: http://challengedetroit.org/application


2. Kentucky Equine Management Internship

The Kentucky Equine Management Internship (KEMI) program is now accepting applications for our Fall 2014 internship session. The KEMI program (www.kemi.org) offers internship sessions twice each year (Fall and Spring) to college students or recent graduates who are interested in gaining more hands-on experience with horses and who are looking for careers in the horse industry. Interns work with sales weanlings, yearlings, and broodmares, and some interns with exceptional riding skills will assist in the breaking and early training of yearlings. In addition, the interns attend weekly educational seminars and are given multiple opportunities to network with industry professionals.

Duration: 22 weeks (July 14 - December 12, 2014)

Location: Live and work on a Central Kentucky Thoroughbred horse farm

Benefits: Housing and hourly stipend provided

To apply and for more information, visit: www.kemi.org

Application Deadline: April 30, 2014

Questions? Contact:
Leslie Janecka
(859) 277-2512
lesliej@kemi.org


3. Indianapolis Zoo Internships

Are you studying education, environmental education or recreation? Join our multi-disciplined team of educators, scientists, and conservationists to develop and implement a far-reaching series of programs that will have a measurable, significant and positive impact on wildlife and wild places around the planet, and help transform the City of Indianapolis into a community that embraces environmental stewardship as a core value.

Three different positions will be offered this summer:

For more information and to download the application, visit: http://www.indyzoo.com/SitePages/AboutTheZoo/Interns.aspx

Application Deadline: March 10, 2014 (completed application, cover letter, resume, two letters of recommendation, and a copy of your transcripts)


4. Zoetis Summer Sales Intern

The Zoetis Summer Sales Intern Program is a 10 week program designed to provide candidates sales experience focusing on the U.S. Pork industry for undergraduate Juniors and Seniors.

For more information, view this pdf file.


Leadership Development


1. Boiler Blast

Purdue Boiler Blast, a one-day volunteer event in April which originates out of the Boiler Volunteer Network, sends over 1,500 Purdue students out to volunteer their time to spring clean for residents of West Lafayette and Lafayette. We do yard work, painting, gutter cleaning, and spring cleaning for over 300 families in the area. The event thanks volunteers for their talent and time by giving them free breakfast, free lunch, and a free shirt!

When: April 5, 2014, 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

To register, visit: http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~bblast/


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