American Angus Association Offering Summer Internship

Apply by Feb. 5 for internship with the American Angus Association in St. Joseph, MO.

Published on: Jan 29, 2013

College students looking for summer internships still have time to apply with the American Angus Association in Saint Joseph, Mo. The deadline for the four, paid internships is Feb. 5. Details of each position are listed below.

The Association's Activities and Events Department is offering, for the first time, an internship that focuses on event planning to a college sophomore, junior or senior who has agricultural interests. The internship will provide a highly organized, detail-oriented college student the opportunity to gain real-world experience planning and implementing educational and social events for the Association membership. The qualified candidate should be available to start the position on or before June 1, 2013. Some travel is likely. 

The American Angus Association Communications and Public Relations Department is accepting applications from college juniors or seniors studying journalism, agricultural communications or related fields.
The American Angus Association Communications and Public Relations Department is accepting applications from college juniors or seniors studying journalism, agricultural communications or related fields.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume and references to Shelia Stannard, director of activities and events, American Angus Association, 3201 Frederick Ave., Saint Joseph, MO  64506, or email sstannard@angus.org.

The Association's Junior Activities Department provides a college sophomore, junior or senior an outstanding opportunity to assist with preparations, communications and correspondence for junior shows and events. Applicants must be enrolled in an agriculture-related major, and consider themselves a self-starter, detail-oriented and an outgoing individual who has the ability to work well with others. Travel to the 2013 National Junior Angus Show, Leaders Engaged in Angus Development Conference and other shows and events is expected. The internship spans from approximately early-May to mid-August, with specific starting and ending dates depending on the applicant's availability.~~~PAGE_BREAK_HERE~~~

A cover letter, resume and references should be sent to Robin Ruff, director of junior activities, American Angus Association, 3201 Frederick Ave., Saint Joseph, MO 64506. For more information, contact Ruff at 816-383-5100 or rruff@angus.org.

The Association's Communications and Public Relations Department is accepting applications from college juniors or seniors studying journalism, agricultural communications or related fields. Applicants should have strong writing and design skills, in addition to completed coursework in news and feature writing, editing and design. Experience in photography, video and social media is an asset in this fast-paced internship. The internship spans from approximately early-May to mid-August, with specific starting and ending dates depending on the applicant's availability.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, references and writing samples to Jena Thompson, assistant director of public relations, American Angus Association, 3201 Frederick Ave., Saint Joseph, MO 64506. For more information, contact Thompson at 816-383-5100 or jthompson@angus.org.

Angus Productions Inc. offers a college student the opportunity to be part of the editorial team of various publications. This 10-week, writing-intensive internship offers the selected intern an opportunity to participate in producing various publications, including the Angus Journal, the Angus Journal digital replica, the Angus Beef Bulletin, the ABB EXTRA, the Angus e-List, editorial websites, and social media efforts. The internship will be flexible enough to tailor to the strengths and needs of the intern, but many duties can be expected. Experience in news and feature writing, editing and photography are strongly suggested. The internship spans from late-May to mid-August, specific starting and ending dates will be negotiated with the selected candidate.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume and writing samples to Shauna Hermel, editor, Angus Productions Inc., 3201 Frederick Ave., Saint Joseph, MO 64506. For more information, contact Hermel at 816-383-5270 or shermel@angusjournal.com.