The NSR office will be closed Dec. 24-Jan. 1, for the holidays. 

NSRJOBS & INTERNSHIPS

INTERNSHIPS

Internship applications are due Oct.1 every year

Events & Education Internship

Serve and help develop youth that 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 & Education Internship will provide experience in planning and executing shows and events of NJSA, the nation’s largest youth livestock organization. The selected candidate will have the opportunity to assist Events & Education staff with planning the World Pork Expo Junior National and the National Junior Summer Spectacular, as well as help lead the NJSA Board of Directors, write Youth Spotlight highlights and facilitate web updates. This internship provides experience in event planning, communications, education, outreach and livestock show production.

  • 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 World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa, and the National Junior Summer Spectacular in Louisville, Kentucky. 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.

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

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

  • cover letter
  • résumé
  • three references

Questions contact:
Ellen Knauth
Director of Junior Shows
National Swine Registry
2639 Yeager Road
West Lafayette, IN 47906
765.463.3594
ellen@nationalswine.com


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 World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa, and the NSR Summer Type Conference in Louisville, Kentucky; 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 part of this job, 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.

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

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

  • cover letter
  • résumé
  • three references

Questions contact:
Clay Zwilling
Vice President of Operations
National Swine Registry
2639 Yeager Road
West Lafayette, IN 47906
765.463.3594
clay@nationalswine.com


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 development, live show coverage and more!

  • 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 World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa, and the NSR Summer Type Conference and the National Junior Summer Spectacular in Louisville, Kentucky.

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 a plus, as well as a knowledge of journalism and design. Must be a team player, hard-working and deadline-driven.

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

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

  • cover letter
  • résumé
  • transcript showing coursework
  • three references

Questions contact:
Stephen Weintraut II
Director of Marketing & Communications
National Swine Registry
2639 Yeager Road
West Lafayette, IN 47906
765.463.3594
stevew@nationalswine.com


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