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Department of Animal Sciences


Council on Dairy Cattle Breeding Internship

Summer employment opportunities are being offered to junior, senior, or graduate students having a major in animal or dairy science to learn and use research techniques to analyze dairy cattle genetics and management data. The work assignment is on location in Prince George’s County of Maryland and is to benefit the mission of both the Council of Dairy Cattle Breeding (CDCB) and USDA’s Animal Genomics and Improvement Laboratory (AGIL). Primary missions of the CDCB is to maintain the national dairy database plus calculate and verify accuracy of the genetic evaluations for the U.S. dairy industry. The primary missions of AGIL is to perform genetic and management research and develop genetic evaluation methodology to be used by the CDCB. The 2 organizations have a history of performing quality research and reporting their findings in scientific publications. To obtain more details about this internship please see the document attached or visit the "Job Openings" section on the CDCB homepage. Applications are due February 20th!