Internship Opportunity with National Junior Angus Association

The National Junior Angus Association has announced new internship program. In addition to their summer internship, a second internship will begin in January 2013 and run through Summer 2013. A prefect opportunity for those December graduating seniors that might not quite be ready to enter into a full-time position.


Junior Activities Department 

Internship Program 

Program Purpose: 

To provide an outstanding opportunity to assist in the junior activities department and programs of the American Angus 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.


Applicants should be a sophomore, junior or senior in college.

They should have an agriculture related major field of study.

The internship is open for anyone to apply.

The applicant should be detail oriented, outgoing, have the ability to work well with all types of people, and be a self starter who can work on their own.

The Internship: 

The internship will start on Early-January and go to Early-August. With some variation in the starting and ending date depending upon the availability of the person hired for the internship.

The intern would be expected to assist with the daily in-office preparation for the NJAA sponsored shows (Nationals, Regionals, and Regional Previews), NJAA conferences (LEAD and Raising the Bar), Green Coats: Coast to Coast program, correspondence, communications and any other work as assigned. The intern will also assist with the NJAA web site updates, Directions Newsletter, National Junior Recognition Program, and other programs available to the NJAA membership.

Traveling to assist with junior shows, leadership conferences and events would be expected and be a part of the internship. The internship would include travel to events such as the National Junior Angus Show, Regional Previews, and LEAD Conference as well as to other shows depending upon the need for assistance with the shows.

Internship Compensation: 

The salary offered is $2,000 per month, less all appropriate taxes.

How to Apply 

Any student interested in expanding their horizons should send their cover letter, resume, and references to:

Robin R. Ruff

Director of Junior Activities

American Angus Association

3201 Frederick Ave.

St. Joseph, MO 64506

The application deadline is October 1, 2012 (postmark date).

For more information please contact the Robin Ruff, Director of Junior Activities at (816) 383-5100.

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