Holstein Association Internships Announced

Chuck ZimmermanDairy Group, Education

Holstein Association USAThere’s more dairy internships available and now’s the time to start planning ahead. The Holstein Association, along with the Holstein Foundation have just announced their intership availabilities.

The Youth Programs/Education Intern will work with both the Holstein Foundation and the Holstein Association’s youth programs, while gaining experience in other Association departments. The intern will work with over 9,000 Junior members of the Holstein Association, in addition to working with youth in other dairy cattle breeds through the Holstein Foundation. The intern will assist in the preparation of the National Junior Convention in Knoxville, Tennessee, and will develop educational materials relating to youth competitions, including newsletters and press releases. The intern will also represent the Holstein Foundation and the Holstein Association at breed and dairy industry activities.

For three months, the intern will also enjoy living in the beautiful New England countryside, while being only hours away from exciting city life in Boston, Mass. and New York City. College students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in dairy science, animal science, agricultural communications, agriculture education, or related fields are eligible to apply. Applicants should possess strong verbal communication skills and have a basic knowledge of the dairy industry.

Application deadline for the internship is December 1, 2006. To learn more about the internship at the Holstein Association USA, Inc. and the Holstein Foundation, or to apply, please contact Richard Watkins, Director Human Resources at 800.952.5200, ext. 4222 or rwatkins@holstein.com.