Job Opportunity for PVAB students

Aviserve – a local company owned and operated by former UD faculty is currently seeking 2 to 3 undergraduate students or very recent graduates that may be seeking part-time employment during the academic year which can extend into the summer months.

Preference is for junior or senior students majoring in Pre-Veterinary Medicine and Animal Biosciences.  Our main focus is directed at the recognition and control of economically important infectious diseases that affect the chicken and turkey industries.  Students who qualify will be well compensated and given significant hands-on experience in both in vitro and in vivo applications of infectious disease research in both laboratory and commercial production environments.

If interested in applying, please contact Dr. John K. Rosenberger via  and provide both an e-mail address and telephone number where you can be reached

Teaching Assistant Opportunity Available

Interested in being a Teaching Assistant? In need of a 1-credit course?

The ANFS111: Animal and Food Science Laboratory has 2 spots open for undergraduate teaching assistants. The laboratory is every Wednesday from 1:25-3:25pm. Ideally TA’s would be available from 1-4pm, but we can make exceptions for classes ending at 1:10pm. If you have taken this lab and are interested please fill out the form below and return it to Mrs. Laura Hougentogler immediately at We start the first week of classes with an introductory lab.

ANFS 111 TA Application-2ccthoh

Fair Hill International Internship

Fair Hill International (FHI) has been hosting horse trials since 1998, with a range of events from unrecognized Introductory level trials to CCI** and CCI*** three day events that qualify competitors for the Olympics.  Three Starter Trials and three Recognized Horse Trials are offered every year attracting riders and horses from all over the world.

The Fair Hill International Internship offers aspiring equine professionals hands-on experience in the behind-the-scenes details in organizing and running horse trails at the local and international level, as well as the opportunity to work alongside top equestrian event organizers and competitors.

Fall Intern Job Description:  Responsibilities could include:
Working on CIC3* Fall Eventing Championship October 12 – 15
During the competition:
In barns – vet scribe, move in teams
Show jump jog
YEH confirmation and scribe/runner
XC:  vet box, flagging, mapping, roping, decorating, course walk with designer
Dressage – set up and take down
Show Jump – catalogue jumps, set-up, decorate, course walk with designer

Sponsorship, Advertising, and Vendors
Contact local businesses for advertising possibilities
Organize sponsor deliverables – banners, social media ad count, tickets, etc
Decorate official hotel lobby to welcome officials, competitors, and spectators
Competitor swag bags – help with organization
Volunteer swag bags – solicit donations from local businesses
Awards: organization, tracking winners, ceremonies, prize distribution

Create books with all event info – schedules, hospitality, directions, etc
Coordinate and distribute credentials
Coordinate travel, shuttles, hotel rooms – all aspects of door to door service

Golf cart logistics
Overall planning of what goes where – tents, water, generators, portapots, etc
Coordinating arrival of all items and assisting in proper placement

VIP tent – decorating/hosting
Fair Hill Club – decorating/hosting
Tailgating and Lawn Boxes

Special Events
Assist in coordination and scheduling
Interface with program production and social media scheduling

Marketing/Social Media/Press Tent:  depending on major/interest/experience of intern
Assisting in press tent to
Instagram account manager

Volunteer Management and Appreciation
Pre-event planning – responding to all volunteer inquiries
Coordinating Volunteer Hospitality – lunches, munchies in tent
Volunteer Swag Bags – soliciting donations from local businesses

Location:  Fair Hill International is based in Fair Hill, Maryland, located less than 10 miles from Newark.

Candidate Qualifications: Candidates are NOT required to have eventing experience
Enthusiasm for the equine industry
Interest in learning about the competitive world of eventing
Ability to manage time, and work independently or in a team
Good communication skills
Willingness to work in all weather conditions

Schedule:  For each credit, students are expected to complete 40 hours of internship work. Hours will depend on specific duties and events, and will be arranged in collaboration with the internship supervisor.

Compensation:  Students will receive a stipend of $500 for each credit (40 hours)

To Apply:  Please send a cover letter, resume, and the names of at least two references (as one .pdf file) to Dr Biddle:

Fall Internship:  August 25, 2017

Brandywine Zoo Internship

The Brandywine Zoo in Wilmington, DE is currently accepting applications for fall internships.

Check out current available positions
Apply online through Delaware State Parks intern page

Available 6 month College Internships include:

Conservation Wardens are Hiring! 

The Wisconsin DNR Bureau of Law Enforcement wishes to announce its intent to recruit and hire the largest group of Conservation Wardens in years.  “Hiring 20 full time conservation wardens is the biggest class I’ve sought to hire in my career” said Lt. Jeffrey King, Assistant Training Director at the Bureau of Law Enforcement.  This new group of Conservation Wardens will be part of the Class of 2018 and will begin their journey on January 8th, 2018.

“Do you want a career that is part of something big”, adds King?  Apply now!  Wisconsin DNR Conservation Wardens protect our natural resources, our state parks and forests, the environment, and the people who enjoy resource rich Wisconsin.

Already have a career in law enforcement and enjoy our natural resources?  Please give Lt. King a call to discuss new compensation policies for incoming officers.

For more information, please visit Warden Recruitment – Wisconsin DNR