Fall means new opportunities and internships to grow your leadership skills. Check out this list we’ve put together, and let us know if there are others we should add.
FarmHer Grow Conferences
GROW is a series of events that will inspire and empower young women in agriculture to take an active role in the agriculture industry. These events, for young women ages 15-23 with an interest in agriculture, will feature inspirational and informational experiences as a group as well as meaningful one-on-one connections with women ag leaders. For more details and registration deadlines, check out http://farmher.com/pages/grow.
- Iowa Grow – September 23, 2016
- Nebraska Grow – November 9, 2016
- Oklahoma Grow – January 27, 2017
- Pennsylvania Grow – March 29, 2017
Agriculture Future America
This year, AFA will select over 700 students from across the nation to attend “History Starts Now” for the 2016 AFA Leaders Conference. Delegates gain valuable experiences and relationships through opportunities to network with each other and industry professionals. Click here for more details.
Event Date: November 3-6, 2016 Kansas City, MO
Application Deadline: September 9, 2016
Animal Agriculture Alliance Internship
The Alliance is currently accepting applications for interns for the fall of 2016. Candidates should have a passion for agriculture, willingness to learn, and excellent oral and written communications skills. The application is open until all positions are filled. Interested candidates, please email a resume, writing sample and references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
American Royal Media Internship
The American Royal is excited to offer four undergraduate college students from colleges/universities across the United States the opportunity to serve as the 2016 American Royal Livestock Show Media Interns. During their internship, they will host a range of responsibilities from writing human interest stories, contributing to the American Royal blog and managing American Royal Livestock social media platforms to shooting candid photos and assisting breed associations with recording show results. Plus, interns will receive a scholarship following the completion of their internship. More details can be found here: http://www.americanroyal.com/blog/?p=4310
Internship Dates: Week 1: October 20-23 or Week 2: October 27-30
Application Deadline: September 9, 2016
American Angus Association Extended Internship
American Angus Association provides an outstanding opportunity to assist in the events and education department and programs of the association. The internship program will provide a college sophomore, junior or senior the opportunity to assist with the planning and execution of junior shows and leadership events. The internship will provide training and work experience in association work. More information is available here: http://www.angus.org/njaa/NJAAExtendedInternshipInformation.pdf
Application Deadline: October 15, 2016
Ohio Cattlemen’s Association
The Ohio Cattlemen’s Association offers four different spring internships in the areas of member services, public relations, youth activities and beef improvement. The Spring Semester Internships are all 20 hours per week and run January through the Ohio Beef Expo into the latter part of April depending on the position needs. Each successful spring semester intern will receive a $1,000 scholarship. More information is available here: http://www.ohiocattle.org/Youth/college-internships
Application Deadline: October 1, 2016
2017 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show Marketing Ambassador Program
Do you have what it takes to promote and market the 2017 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show in Nashville, Tennessee? Are you willing to use your social media reach and regional events in your community to get the word out? Are you ready to step up to the challenge and get your peers to Convention? Would you like to earn a complimentary registration, lodging and an airfare credit to attend the 2017 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show in Nashville for your efforts? Then apply today to join us as a Convention Marketing Ambassador. Click here for full details here.
Application Deadline: September 22, 2016
United Braford Breeders Communications Internship
Part-time, virtual, unpaid position with the United Braford Breeders.This internship will provide experience in feature story writing, marketing campaign development, graphic design and social media management. The selected intern will work remotely approximately ten hours a week, with the timing of those hours at the intern’s discretion. Click here for more information.
Application Deadline: September 10, 2016