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Livestock Intern: Market Week - American Royal

Kansas City, MO • Paid • Application due April 30

The American Royal continues to be a nationally recognized brand of excellence for over a century. The American Royal began in 1899 as the National Hereford Show and has evolved into a comprehensive season of food and agriculture activity with a yearlong impact. Today’s American Royal is the home to a nationally competitive youth livestock show, the world’s largest barbecue competition, a national equine championship, youth and professional rodeos, elementary and secondary education outreach, and a collegiate scholarship program. People travel to the American Royal from every state. BBQ teams come from around the globe.

The American Royal mission, to be the Nation’s leader in food and agriculture education, events, and engagement, is the foundation for the current activities and the driving force for future innovation and growth. With a long-standing history in Kansas City and brand prominence worldwide, the American Royal is poised to significantly increase its relevance and impact in food and agriculture with the development of a new home, a food and agriculture event, education, and entertainment epicenter.


The Livestock Show Event Intern-Market Week will assist the Livestock Event Manager and livestock team, in execution of the 124th American Royal Livestock Show. This unique micro-internship will give a behind the scenes look of putting on a national livestock show. It is requested that interns be present for Week 2 of the Livestock Show.

Dates Desired

October 9-16


  • Assist with DNA order processing, data entry, filing, and organization

  • Livestock Show Data Entry

  • Proof and sort awards

  • Prepare Livestock Show results

  • Assist Livestock team with day of show demands

  • General exhibitor service including telephone calls and emails about the show

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Pursuing higher education in some form (four-year degree, technical education, etc.)

  • Agricultural background and/or livestock knowledge preferred

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Knowledge of any show entry processing systems (ShoWorks, etc.) desired

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including some evening and weekend hours, as well as some overtime hours during events


  • Exceptional organizational skills

  • Outstanding customer service

  • Strong interpersonal skills and leadership skills; capable of working with and setting priorities among stakeholders, volunteers, and others while promoting the overall interests of the American Royal

  • Excellent work ethic

  • Great attention to detail

  • Creative problem solving

  • Strong communication skills, and ability to work with a dedicated group of volunteers

  • Ability to complete occasional physical tasks such as lifting and carrying required

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