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Fall Internships: Multiple Positions Available - Northern International Livestock Exposition

Billings, MT • Paid • Apply by August 1

Program Purpose: To provide an outstanding opportunity to gain training and work experience in the livestock, equine and media relation industries as well as event based business through The NILE Stock Show and Rodeo.


  • Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA or B average. 

  • Applicants should be an undergraduate college student at a sophomore, junior or senior level at the time of application submission. 

  • Applicants should be US residents. 

  • An agricultural degree program and background is preferred but not required. 

  • Applicants must be comfortable around livestock, including but not limited to cattle, horses, sheep, swine and goats. 

  • Applicants should possess excellent communication skills with strong work ethic.

  • Self-motivation and the ability to work on a task with minimal supervision is ideal.

  • Positive attitude and organization are beneficial. 

  • Applicants must be available to work the entire length of the NILE.

The Internship

The internship program will provide qualified college students the opportunity to assist in all aspects of event planning and execution for The NILE Stock Show and Rodeo, October 12-22, 2023**. Interns are expected to start internship at 12 p.m. on Thursday, October 12, 2023 at the NILE office. Interns will be released no later than 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 22. (*exception of Media intern, please read for more info*)

The interns are expected to work during the entire length of the 2023 NILE, as they will serve in vital roles during the event. Schedule includes interns working long hours including nights and weekends.


  • Interns will receive lodging during the time they are required at the event. Meals will be paid for; however, interns are welcome to bring their own snacks. Roommates will be assigned. 

  • NILE will assist in complying with school requirements, written evaluations and other documentation related to the internship. It is the intern’s responsibility to initiate and coordinate college credit for this internship with his/her college.

  • Upon satisfactory completion of the internship, the intern will be eligible for a scholarship. The scholarship will be payable to the institution which the intern is attending for the spring semester of 2024.

How to Apply

Submit the following:

  • Application

  • Transcript (can be unofficial)

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter

  • List of Three References (should be college professors/advisor)

  • If applying for Media Relations Internship, please submit 2 pieces of your media work (photos, promos, etc.)

  • Photo: one recent head shot of applicant

  • Email photo please (preferably a professional high-resolution photo for publication purposes)

  • Personal Biography **Personal biography should be written in 3rd person and introduce you as an applicant (where you are from, what college you are attending, major, prospective career plan, why you are excited to be a NILE Intern, etc.). Please limit to 250 words or less.

Deadline: August 1, 2023 by 4 p.m. MST in NILE Office

Please email application and supporting materials to:

Questions? Please contact Shelby Shaw at or (406) 256-2499 Please include “Internship Application” in subject line

For more information regarding position specifics and to apply, please visit

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