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2020 American Angus Association Internship

Applications are now open to apply for the American Angus Association, Angus Media and Angus Genetics Inc. (AGI) 2020 summer internships. These ten-week, paid internships provide hands-on, real-life opportunities in the Angus business. 

These internships are valuable in helping students build their specific skill sets, but also, they are an opportunity to extend their professional network. Interns at Angus are assigned responisbilities and guided along to help ensure success. 

Four internships are offered:

Angus Media: This writing-intensive opportunity offers the chance to participate in producing publications, including the Angus Journal, Angus Beed Bulletin, editorial websites, social media, and more. The internship can be tailored to the intern's strengths, but many duties can be anticipated, including traveling to industry events. Experience in news and feature writing, editing, and photography are strongly suggested. 

Communications: From print stories to video scripts, photography, graphic design and more, the communications intern will truly gain valuable agricultural communications experience. Applicants should have strong writing and design skills and have completed coursework in news and feature writing, editing and design. Experience in photography, video and social media would be beneficial. 

Events and Education: The intern will assist in planning and executing youth events hosted by the National Junior Angus Association (NJAA), including preparations, correspondence and coordination for junior shows and events. Applicants should be a self-starter detail-oriented and outgoing with the ability to work well with others. Livestock and event planning experience is a plus but not required. Travel to the 2020 National Junior Angus Show (NJAS), Leaders Engaged in Angus Development (LEAD) Conference and other events is expected. 

AGI: Students pursuing their master's degree or Ph.D. in animal breeding and genetics should apply for the AGI summer internship. The intern will have the apportunity to work with one of the world's largetst beef genomic databases. The internship will be focused on research that involves data analysis, so candidates should have experience in analyzing animal breeding data sets and genomic data. 

Students interested in applying should send a resume, cover letter, and references to careers@angus.ord by Feb 1, 2020. 

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