Kansas City, MO • Paid • Closes Nov. 20
The American Shorthorn Association (ASA) and the American Junior Shorthorn Association (AJSA) seek individuals interested in a full time paid summer internship. ASA will be selecting three individuals for our 2024 summer internships. This is an outstanding opportunity to attain training and work experience in a breed association atmosphere. The interns 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. DUE NOVEMBER 20, 2023.
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 - 2024 location, Timonium, Maryland
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.
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 potential new designs
Press releases related to the NJSS
Website updates if needed
Photography/Videography while at NJSS
Design of Exhibitor Folder (Handbook) for the NJSS as well as other NJSS design projects
Must have experience with Adobe programs. May be asked for work samples before final selection.
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 but not required
Will assist the director of youth activities with organization and planning of NJSS
This includes contest planning and preparation, contacting judges, and more Will assist with contests while at NJSS and assist junior board when needed.
Could include: timing, helping judges, telling people where to go, etc.
Update show results on the website
Put together exhibitor envelopes
Adobe experience preferred but not required
All tasks required related to the NJSS
Those interested in applying for internship please email the following to email@example.com by Nov. 20, 2023.
Minimum of 3 references (2 previous employers and 1 advisor - just list)