American Shorthorn Association announces internships
The American Shorthorn Association and the American Junior Shorthorn Association seek individuals interested in a full-time paid summer internship. ASA will be selecting two individuals for the 2013 summer internships. This is an outstanding opportunity to attain training and work experience in an association atmosphere. The intern will assist with programs of the ASA and AJSA activities, such as the planning and execution of the National Junior Shorthorn Show & Youth Conference, including but not limited to press releases, creative design work, media contact, correspondence with planning committees, and data and entry input and organization.
Applicants should be a sophomore, junior, or senior in college and have an interest in working in an agriculture-related field after college. Located at the ASA headquarters in Omaha, Neb., with beginning and ending dates flexible, the intern will assist with the daily in-office preparations for various ASA activities, correspondence, communications, as well as other work as assigned. Computer skills and experience with communications and agriculture are desired.
More information can be found at www.shorthorn.org or by contacting Gwen Crawford, 402-393-7200 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and three letters of reference by Feb. 15 to the American Shorthorn Association: Internship, 8288 Hascall Street, Omaha, NE 68124.
The mission of the ASA is to provide quality service and support to its members by promoting the value of Shorthorn cattle in all aspects of the beef industry, while maintaining the integrity of the herd book and performance database. The ASA is headquartered in Omaha, Neb., and was founded in 1872 with herd book records going back to 1822. As one of the oldest American breed associations, the ASA provides services for more than 6,000 junior and senior members who register nearly 15,000 cattle annually. The American Junior Shorthorn Association promotes personal development through youth activities and educational events. The AJSA is dedicated to the betterment of its members, promotes valuable skills, and fosters friendships that will last a lifetime. To learn more, contact the ASA office or visit www.shorthorn.org or www.juniorshorthorn.com.
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