Family Dairies USA is now in its third year of offering youth in the dairy industry the opportunity to be involved in its summer internship program. This 10-week program includes a variety of projects and events.

The successful candidate will be a student with a dairy background pursuing a post secondary degree with an interest in marketing, communications, or science. This individual will have the opportunity to gain a wide range of skills working with the cooperative’s milk marketing program, member service test verification division, and several public relation and administrative duties

Responsibilities include: assisting with development of member service programs, assisting milk program field staff with public relations projects, coordination of services, provide support for cooperative programs, marketing and communication projects, development of promotional tools, represent Family Dairies USA at various summer activities and provide articles for monthly newsletters to members.

If you are interested, send your resume, a letter of recommendation and an essay that answers the question “What are you looking to obtain in an internship program and how will this impact your future career path?” (500 words or less).

The deadline for applications is Feb. 28.

Submit your data to: Summer Internship Program, Family Dairies USA, P.O. Box 14380, Madison, WI  53708-0380

Or you can fax (608) 244-3643, email: or visit the Web site for more information.

Source: Family Dairies USA