Animal Sciences Career E-Letter

May 12, 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

Part-time Positions
1. Local Veterinary Assistant Position
2. Kingswood Equestrian Center Job

Internships/Summer Work
1. ANSC Research Farms Animal Caretaker
2. Columbian Park Zoo Landscape Position

Study Abroad/ Travel Opportunities
1. Field Studies Summer Travel Programs

Club Callouts

Leadership Development

Contests


Part-time Positions


1. Local Veterinary Assistant Position

Oak Grove Veterinary clinic is a small, Christian business, and their current team works very well together. They have been blessed and business is booming, so they need another employee. They need to find someone sho will fit into their team well, so personality is key. Experience in the veterinary field would be wonderful, as they are very busy and training takes time. More importantly, however, they need someone who has a polite, humble, and teachable attitude, along with a good work ethic. They can train someone who is willing to learn.

Whoever they hire needs to be willing and able to complete the tasks they assign. In order to keep the clinic running smoothly and in a professional manner, they need someone who is reliable and will be at the clinic whenever they are scheduled.

Requirements:

Responsibilities:

Hours: Varies depending on the appointment load, so the new employee will be working anywhere from 20-35 hours per week; closed on Sundays; at this point, the days that are most likely needed are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday (done by 2 on Saturdays)

To apply, resumes can be dropped off during office hours or emailed.


2. Klingswood Equestrian Center Job

Klngswood Equestrian Center is looking for a part-time person to work at their location in West Lafayette about 10 minutes from campus. Mornings, evenings, and weekend shifts are most needed.

Responsibilities:

Requirements:

Interested? Contact:
Elaine Nicol
nicol.elaine61@gmail.com


Internships/ Summer Work


1. ANSC Research Farms Animal Caretaker

Get animal experience, build your resume, and get paid while being close to campus! The Purdue Poultry Research and Education Center is seeking qualified students to fill a part-time position. Their 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/month and some holidays.

The Poultry unit provides birds and eggs for research. There are three types of buildings for research located at ASREC: a caged layer house, a caged grower house, and two floor type management houses. Research is done on chickens, quail, ducks, and turkeys.

Hours: 40 hours/ week, needed in the mornings and some weekends

Responsibilities:

Interested? Contact:
Fred Haan
haanf@purdue.edu


2. Columbian Park Zoo Landscape Position

Columbian Park Zoo has two Zoo Landscape work study positions for the summer.

Hours: about 20 hours/ week

Salary: $7.75/ hour

Responsibilities: Maintaining the landscape of zoo grounds, including weeding, watering, planting, and keeping grounds tidy

Requirements: Work study eligible student

Interested? Contact:
Dana Rhodes, Interim Director
Columbian Park Zoo
1915 Scott Street
Lafayette, IN 47904
(765) 807-1542


Study Abroad/ Travel Opportunities


1. Field Studies Summer Travel Programs

Two unique art and nature travel courses are being offered by the ART+BIO Collaborative, a MA nonprofit, this summer. These opportunities are deeply enriching and open to anyone over 18. Participants use hands-on observation, artistic interpretation, and biological and natural history methods to utilize the natural habitat as a studio+lab and make informed art about plants, animals, and nature.

Island Life: Tropical Field Studies of Art+Nature in Puerto Rico

Desert Life: Tropical Studies of Art+Nature in the Southwest


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