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Department of Animal Sciences


McCarty Family Farms Internship

 McCarty Family Farms is seeking a motivated student to spend the summer learning and understanding all aspects of our unique business. They are a 4th generation family farm that relocated from northeast Pennsylvania to western Kansas in the late 90’s. What started as one farm is now four farms and a processing plant with a direct supply agreement with the Dannon yogurt company. Check out this brochure for more information.

 Interns will be working directly with managers and ownership to learn the following items

  • Parlor operation and efficiency
  • Artificial insemination performance and monitoring
  • Feeding performance and expectations
  • Employee organization and goal setting
  • Animal welfare standards and why they are so important
  • Employee training and education
  • Flow of raw milk from the farms to our processing plant
  • Why we do what we do


  • Agricultural background
  • Ability to work alongside livestock
  • Willingness to work long hours
  • Ability to travel between locations.

Additional Information
This will be a paid internship and housing will be provided

How to apply:
Please send all resume’s to . To contact us directly feel free to call our office at (785) 460-0596.