NSR adds pedigree internship, now accepting applications

The National Swine Registry has posted descriptions of their internship programs, including a new, fourth intern opportunity in the NSR Pedigree Department. All intern positions are full-time positions with a stipend, and last mid- to late-May through August. All applications are due Feb. 1.

Visit the Home page of http://www.nationalswine.com/ for full descriptions and contact information for each internship.

NSR Field Staff Internship
The NSR Field Staff Internship provides on-the-road experience traveling the Midwest with full-time NSR Field Representatives, and opportunities to both learn from and contribute to field activities. Responsibilities include visiting purebred swine farms and A.I. boar studs; assisting at NSR-sponsored events including the World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa; and the Summer Type Conference and National Junior Summer Spectacular in Louisville, Ky.; assisting at state fairs; and other field staff duties as assigned.

National Junior Swine Association Internship
The NJSA Internship will provide experience in planning and executing shows and leadership events for the nation’s largest youth livestock organization. You will have the opportunity to assist NJSA staff with planning the World Pork Expo Junior Classic and the year’s pinnacle event – the National Junior Summer Spectacular, as well as help lead the NJSA board of directors, write Youth Spotlight highlights, take photos and video, facilitate web updates, and write articles for "The Pinnacle" newsletter. This internship provides experience in event planning, communications, youth leadership, and livestock show production.

NSR Marketing & Communications Internship
This is a tailor-made internship – you help make it what you want it to be! As the NSR Marketing & Communications Intern, you will have the opportunity to work with NSR staff to personally design your internship curriculum and focus on the areas of marketing and communications in which you are most interested, or want to gain experience. Options for a summer work plan include feature writing for Seedstock EDGE, advertisement design and page layout, magazine production, online content development, photography, marketing, and more! You will have the chance to collaborate on projects with the National Junior Swine Association, report on national shows, contribute to Buyers Choice Auction online sales, and brainstorm and develop new ideas for growing the NSR.

NSR Pedigree Department Internship
The first-ever NSR Pedigree Department Internship offers the opportunity to participate in and learn to register litters, process show entries, search and deliver pedigrees, provide customer service, and complete various data handling processes associated with a purebred livestock records system. This internship will also provide exposure to DNA testing and coding and STAGES™ data entry, as well as attendance and assistance with data entry and recordkeeping at NSR shows.

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