Angus Internship Deadline Approaching

 The American Angus Association 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 National Junior Angus Show (NJAS), Leaders Engaged in Angus Development (LEAD) Conference and other shows and events is expected.

The internship spans from approximately late-May to mid-August, with specific starting and ending dates depending on the applicant’s availability.

A cover letter, resume and references are due Feb. 5, 2012, to Robin Ruff American Angus Association, 3201 Frederick Ave., Saint Joseph, MO 64506.

For more information contact Ruff at 816-383-5100 or [email protected].

The American Angus Association Communications and Public Relations Department is now 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, as well as editing and design. Experience in photography, video and social media is an asset in this fast-paced internship.

The internship spans from approximately late-May to mid-August, with specific starting and ending dates depending on the applicant’s availability.

Applications are due Feb. 5, 2012. To apply, send a cover letter, resume, references and writing samples to: Jena Thompson, American Angus Association, 3201 Frederick Ave., Saint Joseph, MO 64506.

For more information contact Thompson at 816-383-5100 or [email protected].

Angus Productions Inc. offers a college student the opportunity to be part of its editorial team for the summer. This 10-week, writing-intensive internship will offer the selected intern the opportunity to participate in producing various publications, including the Angus Journal, the Angus Beef Bulletin (ABB), the Angus Beef Bulletin EXTRA (ABBx), the Angus e-List and editorial websites, as well as assist in 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.

Applications are due Feb. 5, 2012. To apply, send a cover letter, resume and writing samples to Shauna Hermel, Angus Productions Inc., 3201 Frederick Ave., Saint Joseph, MO 64506.

For more information, contact Hermel at 816-383-5270 or [email protected].

For more information contact:

Carrie Gilliam, American Angus Association communications coordinator, at 816-383-5100 or [email protected];

Robin Ruff, American Angus Association director of junior activities, at 816-383-5100 or [email protected];

Shauna Hermel, Angus Journal editor at 816-383-5270 or [email protected]