The U.S. Meat Animal Research Center (USMARC), located in Clay Center, Nebraska, will be sponsoring a 2018 Summer Research Internship Program for undergraduate students. They have been exploring opportunities to strengthen ties between scientists at USMARC and faculty, staff, and students at various colleges and universities throughout the country. This program, at the undergraduate level, is an opportunity to guide students into the field of research.
Below is a link to the USMARC Careers page with information about the 2018 program and the application process, along with the timeline for submission of applications. There are projects representing all research units: Genetics, Breeding, and Animal Health; Meat Safety and Quality; Nutrition & Environmental Management; and Reproduction. An application form, along with a list of supporting documents, can be found at this link: USMARC 2018 Summer Internship Program
Application packages must be postmarked by February 5, 2018. Letters of recommendation must be sent directly from the advisor or professor to Janel Nierman or mail them to Attn: Janel Nierman, USMARC, PO Box 166, Clay Center, NE 68933. Applications will be considered incomplete if a letter of recommendation is not received.
Student intern selections and offers will be made by March 16, 2018.