Kansas City, MO • Paid • Summer 2022 • 3 Internship Opportunities • Apps Due Nov. 20
The American Shorthorn Association (ASA) and the American Junior Shorthorn Association (AJSA) seek individuals interested in a fulltime paid summer internship. ASA will be selecting three individuals for our 2022 summer internships. This is an outstanding opportunity to attain training and work experience in a breed association atmosphere. The intern will assist with programs of the ASA and AJSA activities, such as the planning and execution of the National Junior Shorthorn Show & Youth Conference, including but not limited to press releases, creative design work, media contact, social media, photography, videography, correspondence with planning committees, and data entry input and organization. The three positions available are detailed below.
Qualifications of all interns:
Should be a junior or senior in college
Livestock or agricultural background preferred
Must have interest in working in agricultural related field after college
Self-motivated, professional, detail-oriented, outgoing and energetic
Computer skills including Microsoft Office programs.
Communication, Marketing and/or Public Relations skill preferred
Travel to NJSS required
Position is held in Kansas City, MO
Internship beginning and ending dates are variable upon applicant availability with school (Start in May following classes - late July)
Living arrangements are responsibility of applicant, however ASA will assist in finding location.
Compensation is 500/week
Must do the following basic responsibilities and all else as required.
These positions grow and change with group of interns.
Assist with entries for NJSS (includes fixing wrong entries, following up with incorrect entries and answering questions)
Assist with check-in preparation and helping with the show program. Assist while at the show with show related items.
Order back numbers
Help put together exhibitor envelopes
Tasks to assist in preparing for NJSS
Excel will be used heavily in this position
Learn how to use the ASA registry system
Youth Activities Intern:
Agricultural Communications major preferred
Will assist the director of youth activities with organization and planning of NJSS
This includes contest planning and preparation, contacting judges, and more
Help registrations intern with formatting the show program at show
Will assist with contests while at NJSS and assisst junior board when needed.
Could include: timing, helping judges, telling people where to go, etc.
Update show results on the website
Put together exhibitor folder
Adobe experience preferred but not required
Agricultural Communications major required
Will be in charge of planning and scheduling social media for ASA, AJSA, and NJSS.
Will assist director of communications in researching promotional items.
Includes helping with design and finding where to go with printing items
Help with graphic design ideas
Website updates if needed
Photography/Videography while at NJSS
Must have experience with Adobe programs. May be asked for work samples before final selection.
Those interested in applying for internship please email the following to firstname.lastname@example.org by November 20, 2021 • cover letter, resume, minimum of 3 references (2 previous employers and 1 advisor)
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