Accelerated Genetics Seeking Summer Intern Candidates


Accelerated Genetics Seeking Summer Intern Candidates

Accelerated Genetics Attention college students, now is the time to apply for one of Accelerated Genetics’ 2013 summer internships. Accelerated Genetics has three internships available in the areas of Communications, Genetics and Sales.

Accelerated Genetics internships provide an excellent opportunity to work hands-on within the A.I. industry gaining experience to prepare for a future career. Applications for these internships are due November 15, 2012.

To apply for Accelerated Genetics’ internships, candidates should send a cover letter and resume to: hr@accelgen.comor Accelerated Genetics, Attn: Human Resources, E10890 Penny Lane, Baraboo, WI 53913. For questions, please call 1-800-451-9275.

Marketing Communications Intern: The Marketing Communications Intern is based at the Accelerated Genetics Administrative Headquarters in Baraboo, Wis. In this position, the intern will be responsible for a variety of projects within the areas of public relations, written communications, print advertising, social media, and web; as well as receive a broad-range of experience with all Accelerated Genetics’ programs and services.

The intern will be responsible for interviewing customers and writing feature articles for the company newsletter as well as writing general news releases. In addition, the intern will represent Accelerated Genetics at numerous functions throughout the summer including conventions, shows, and producer activities. Other duties include taking photographs and video, developing and designing brochures and ads, assisting with social media programs and working on the company website.

Besides having an understanding of the dairy and beef industries, a successful candidate should be proficient in both written and oral communication and have some experience with desktop publishing software (ie. InDesign and Photoshop). Training will be given in all areas.

Genetic Services Intern: The Genetic Services Intern will assist with photography efforts of the Accelerated Genetics’ dairy sires and progeny, which include clipping and preparing the cattle. They also assist in hosting tours for international and domestic tour groups, as well as receive a broad-range of experience with all Accelerated Genetics’ programs and services.

A Genetic Services intern will assist with locating and selecting progeny for picturing and tour groups; work with the picturing crew in the preparation and photography of these daughters; host international and domestic tour groups; and coordinate travel itinerary.

This Internship is based out of the Administrative Headquarters in Baraboo, Wis., but does require an extensive amount of travel. The majority of this internship will be spent within the Accelerated Genetics membership area of Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa and Illinois. There may also be the opportunity for travel into other portions of the United States. A home base destination is negotiable.

Besides having a good understanding of the dairy industry, successful candidates should have experience with dairy cattle, knowledge of dairy genetics, and the ability to judge and fit dairy cattle. Additionally, good communication and computer skills are important.

Sales & Service Intern: As a Sales & Service Intern, individuals will develop skills in artificial insemination, learn about reproductive services such as estrus synchronization programs, as well as receive a broad-range of experience in all sales division positions and Accelerated Genetics’ programs and services.

These interns will provide relief service for assigned A.I. Technicians, conduct market penetration studies and assist with retail sales routes. Other responsibilities will include assisting with sire and progeny photography and representing Accelerated Genetics at various events during the summer.

A successful candidate should have an understanding of the dairy and beef industries. Experience with cattle is required. Interns will be trained in A.I. breeding and sales. Previous experience is advantageous, but not required.

Accelerated Genetics is a global provider of bovine genetics and research, reproductive services, and solution-based animal health products. With a focus on People, Products and Pride, the Accelerated Genetics vision is to be the producer’s trusted first choice.

9.25.2012