NSRJOBS & INTERNSHIPS

INTERNSHIPS

Internship applications are due Oct. 1 every year

Events & Education Internship

SERVE AND HELP DEVELOP YOUTH WHO ARE PASSIONATE ABOUT THE SWINE INDUSTRY.

Description:Do you love the purebred swine industry? Have a passion for working with youth? Enjoy facilitating programs and planning events? Then, the Events & Education Internship is meant for you! The Events and Education Internship will provide experience in planning and executing shows and events of the NJSA, the nation’s largest youth livestock organization. The selected candidate will have the opportunity to assist Events & Education staff with planning The Exposition Junior Show and the National Junior Summer Spectacular, as well as help lead the NJSA Junior Board of Directors and write Youth Spotlight highlights. This internship provides experience in event planning, communications, education, outreach and livestock show production.

  • Full-time position
  • Mid- to late-May through mid-July
  • Applications due Oct. 1 each year
  • Weekly stipend, travel expenses covered

Job Requirements: Required travel and show attendance includes The Exposition and the Summer Type Conference and National Junior Summer Spectacular. A valid driver's license is required.

Qualifications: Applicants should be college-age students majoring in animal science, agricultural business, agricultural education or other related fields of study. Applicants should be hardworking and self motivated, detail oriented, innovative and work well with the general public and youth. Applicants should have a strong working knowledge of all Microsoft Office programs.

Application: Interested individuals should e-mail the following to brynn@nationalswine.com

  • cover letter/résumé
  • three references

Questions contact:
Brynn Roy
Events & Education Manager
National Swine Registry
2639 Yeager Road
West Lafayette, IN 47906
765.429.7324
brynn@nationalswine.com

*Description is not all-inclusive and responsibilities may be added or altered.

Field Staff Internship

PROVIDE A LINK BETWEEN SWINE BREEDERS, MEMBERS AND THE NSR STAFF. 

Description: A terrific opportunity to learn about purebred swine operations and pedigreed show facilitation while developing contacts within the swine industry!

The NSR Field Staff Internship provides on-the-road experience traveling the country with full-time NSR Field Representatives, and opportunities to both learn from and contribute to field activities. Responsibilities include visiting purebred swine farms and AI boar studs; assisting at NSR-sponsored events including The Exposition, NSR Summer Type Conference, assisting at state fairs across the Midwest; and other field staff duties as assigned.

  • Full-time position
  • Mid- to late-May through August
  • Applications due Oct. 1 each year
  • Weekly stipend, travel expenses covered

Job Requirements: Extensive travel is required, and a valid driver's license is required.

Qualifications: Applicants should be college-age students majoring in animal science and/or a related field of study, with a strong interest in a swine industry career. Must be hard working and excel in time management and organization, as well as have strong interpersonal and networking skills and a professional demeanor. Additionally, candidates must have experience and skill evaluating swine.

Application: Interested individuals should e-mail the following to clayp@nationalswine.com

  • cover letter/résumé
  • three references

Questions contact:
Clay Parrish
Eastern Field Representative
National Swine Registry
2639 Yeager Road
West Lafayette, IN 47906
765.421.1155
clayp@nationalswine.com

*Description is not all-inclusive and responsibilities may be added or altered.

Marketing & Communications Internship

COMMUNICATE INFORMATION AND PROMOTE IDEAS TO NSR MEMBERS AND THE PUBLIC.

Description: A great opportunity to spend the summer working in the purebred swine industry, while learning new skills and expanding your marketing and communications portfolio!

The NSR Marketing & Communications Internship provides the opportunity to work with the M&C team to customize an internship program that will focus on the skills needed to build an individual’s professional portfolio. These opportunities include feature writing for Seedstock EDGE, advertisement design and page layout, magazine production, online content development, photography, social media management, live show coverage and more!

*Several projects such as show reports and feature stories are required for all interns.

  • Full-time position
  • Mid- to late-May through August
  • Applications due Oct. 1 each year
  • Weekly stipend, travel expenses covered

Job Requirements: Some travel will be required, including to The Exposition, National Junior Summer Spectacular and Summer Type Conference.

Qualifications: Applicants should be college-age students in agricultural communications or other related fields of study. Experience in Adobe products such as InDesign, Photoshop and Premier are a plus, as well as a knowledge of journalism and design. Must be a team player, hardworking and deadline driven.

Application: Interested individuals should e-mail the following to cassie@nationalswine.com

  • cover letter/résumé
  • examples of previous work
  • three references

Questions contact:
Cassie Godwin
Digital Content Manager & Editor
National Swine Registry
2639 Yeager Road
West Lafayette, IN 47906
765.463.3594
cassie@nationalswine.com

*Description is not all-inclusive and responsibilities may be added or altered.

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