American Society of Animal Science Internships

The American Society of Animal Science is currently accepting applications for both the  Summer 2018 Science Communications Internship and 2018 Science Policy Summer Internship Program.

To learn more visit the links below:

ASAS Science Writing Internship:
https://www.asas.org/taking-stock/blog-post/taking-stock/2017/09/14/asas-science-writing-internship

ASAS Science Policy (D.C.) Internship:
https://www.asas.org/about/public-policy/asas-science-policy-internship

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:

Paid Internship Working with Real Blue Hens

This summer, the University of Delaware’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources will offer (2 – 3) students the opportunity to get a paid, hands-on learning experience with live blue hens from the UD flock!

These students will work with the birds on the UD farm starting in the summer in order to be ready to have the birds on display and educate the public on blue hens at six UD home football games in the fall at the President’s tent.

Students must be able to commit to working a minimum of three hours at each of the UD home games slated for:

Thursday, August 31;
Saturday, September 16;
Saturday, September 30;
Saturday, October 14;
Saturday, October 21; and
Saturday, November 11.

Students interested in working with blue hens over the summer and educating the public on all the facts surrounding Delaware’s state bird in the fall should e-mail Bob Alphin at ralphin@udel.edu or call (302) 831-0825.

Wagsworth Manor Pet Resort – Employment Opportunities

Wagsworth Manor Pet Resort, located in Malvern, PA, is seeking high energy, animal-loving professionals to join our team for both part time, full time, and seasonal positions. We are the area’s premier pet care facility and provide “A luxury retreat for the furry elite” through our high quality Pet Boarding, Dog Daycare, Pet Grooming, and Dog Training services. Our culture is one of high standards, professionalism, and an unrelenting commitment to providing the best experience for our guests.

We are seeking team players to join our exceptional staff in positions such as:

  • Front Desk Customer Service
  • Caretaker for dogs and cats
  • Day Camp Monitor

Experience Required:
Experience not required as on-the-job training will be provided, but MUST love animals, have a positive attitude, and be able to work weekends and holidays.

Additional applicant requirements:

  • Hardworking & dependable
  • Responsible
  • Team oriented
  • Warm & friendly
  • Professional
  • Eagerness to learn
  • Able to maintain a clean and safe environment for our guests
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs (for some positions)

Compensation:
Varies depending on position and experience

How to apply:
Interested applicants must email your resume to chelsea.h@wagsworthmanor.com. Emails without a resume will not be considered.

Location:  Wagsworth Manor Pet Resort – 27 Spring Mill Dr., Malvern, PA 19355

2017 Tour of the Poultry Industry

April 21, 2017 
7:30 am -5:00 pm Leaving from Townsend Hall

This is an opportunity to learn about the poultry industry and how broilers (chickens) are raised for meat. The tour will visit:

  • Perdue Farms hatchery (hatching over one million chicks per week)
  • Broiler farm (chance to visit the birds in a broiler house)
  • Broiler processing plant (learn about food safety)

You will also have the chance to meet with Perdue Human Resource personnel and recent UD alumni working at Perdue to learn about internships, full time positions and their scholarship program over lunch that is provided.

The vans or bus will leave the Townsend Hall parking lot at 7:30 am and will return around 5:00 pm. To sign up for this tour or if you have questions, please contact Prof. Alphin at 831-0825 or ralphin@udel.edu

Winter 2018 Study Abroad- New Zealand

NEW ZEALAND

Study Abroad January 2018

Interest  Meeting March 1,   4:30 room 049 TNS Hall

Study beef cattle, sheep, and dairy cattle, horses and sustainable farm management, and current issues facing agriculture and the environment.  New Zealand is a spectacular country full of beautiful scenery, friendly people and innovative farmers. New Zealand is also one of the most agriculturally diverse and efficient countries in the world. Students will also enjoy the natural beauty and animals (domestic and wild) of the Canterbury Plains, Southern Alps, glaciers, mountain lakes, and temperate rain forest.

Based at Lincoln University on the South Island of New Zealand, just outside of the city of Christchurch on the Canterbury Plains, you’ll meet farmers, entrepreneurs and agricultural professionals as you study current issues facing the agricultural industry and pastoral livestock production. In addition you will learn about the history and settlement of New Zealand, one of the younger countries of the world and Maori culture (the native Pacific Islanders of New Zealand) through excursions to historic stations, modern farms, the Canterbury Museum, and The International Antarctic Centre.

If you can’t attend and want to be included in our interest group on Sakai – email Dr. Griffiths: lesa@udel.edu

Internship at Select Breeders Service – Located in Chesapeake City, MD.

The intern will assist our on farm veterinarian, Dr. David Scofield, with mare care, on farm breeding, embryo flushes and transfers, management of the recipient mare herd and local veterinary calls. In addition the intern will also participate in foal watching duties, assist at foalings and with neonatal care. Although the intern will be primarily based at our Select Breeders Veterinary Services division, there will be some opportunity to assist technicians at our main facility with stallion collections and semen processing.

We have two internship positions available:
Spring Internship: http://www.selectbreeders.com/employment/10-undergraduate-breeding-internship-spring
Summer Internship: http://www.selectbreeders.com/employment/11-undergraduate-breeding-internship-summer

Applications for the Spring internship are coming to a close, but there is still time to submit a resume, and the Summer Internship is now open for applications.