We offer pork and poultry production as well as feed manufacturing internships. These are hands-on learning experiences that offer real world production experience. In general, our internship is a 10 week program that starts around Memorial Day and runs through the end of July. College interns work between 40-48 hours per week depending on what department they are working in and whether or not you are working weekends. The internship is paid, and housing is generally offered when it is locally available.
Swine Production Internships:
The majority of time will be spent on company sow farms. Interns will work in all departments on the farm including breeding/gestation and farrowing. Other departments of the company interns will experience include working with the Farrowing, Nursery and Finishing Service Organizations, Land Development, Swine Haulers & Loaders, our swine veterinarian as well as gaining insight into our support operations including the two company feed mills, maintenance, garage, and warehouse facilities, diagnostic and feed labs, and AI Centers.
Turkey Production Internship:
Interns will work through all phases of this fully integrated and learn daily operations for turkey breeder farms, hatchery, and contract grower brooder and growout facilities. In addition, each turkey production intern will spend time in our processing plant as well as gain insight into our support operations including the two company feed mills, maintenance, garage, and warehouse facilities, as well as diagnostic and feed labs.
Feed Manufacturing Interns:
Feed milling interns will have the opportunity to work in all aspects of the feed manufacturing process including receiving, batching, mixing, load-out and dispatching. In addition, these interns will learn to operate computer operating systems that run the mill as well as become familiar with the maintenance and operating systems that keep the mill running.
To Apply to one of our internships, please email a current resume and cover letter to Warren Perry. The deadline for Summer 2018 is Friday, January 26th, 2018.