Accelerated Genetics is again offering four types of summer internships to college students for the summer of 2012. Accelerated Genetics internships provide an excellent variety of opportunities, from working hands-on within the A.I. industry, to networking and gaining valuable experiences that will help students to prepare for a future career. The four types of internships being offered for 2012 include the Marketing Communications Internship, the Genetic Services Internship, the Sales and Service Internship, and the Veterinarian Internship.
Marketing Communications Interns: The Marketing Communications Internship is based at the Accelerated Genetics Administrative Headquarters in Baraboo, Wis. In this position, the interns will be responsible for a variety of projects within the areas of public relations, written communications, print advertising, audio visual, and web, as well as receive a broad-range of experience with all Accelerated Genetics programs and services. Again this year there will be two positions, one intern will be more dairy focused and one will be more beef focused.
The interns will be responsible for interviewing customers and writing feature articles for the company newsletter as well as writing general news releases. In addition, the intern will represent Accelerated Genetics at numerous functions throughout the summer including conventions, dairy shows, and young producer activities. Other duties include taking photographs and video, developing and designing brochures and various types of ads, and working on the company website.
Besides having an understanding of the dairy and beef industries, a successful candidate should be proficient in both written and oral communication and have some experience with desktop publishing software (ie. QuarkXpress, InDesign & Photoshop). Training will be given in all areas.
To apply for the Marketing Communications Internship candidates should send a cover letter and resume to: Kari Stanek, Accelerated Genetics, E10890 Penny Lane, Baraboo, WI 53913. The application deadline is November 15, 2011. For more information, please contact Kari at 1-800-451-9275 ext. 5422 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Genetic Services Interns: The Genetic Services Interns will assist with photography efforts of the Accelerated Genetics’ dairy sires and progeny as well as hosting tours for international and domestic tour groups. They will receive a broad-range of experience with all Accelerated Genetics programs and services.