The Ohio Cattlemen’s Association and the Ohio Beef Council through their goal of providing great opportunities to young people interested in developing their potential for career success announce five winter internships beginning in January and continuing through the Ohio Beef Expo in late March. They will require approximately 20 hours per week and are flexible based upon course schedules. Each successful intern will receive a $1,000 scholarship. Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and résumé to the Ohio Cattlemen’s Association, Attn: Internship, 10600 U.S. Highway 42, Marysville, Ohio 43040 prior to Oct. 20, 2010. For further information call 614-873-6736.
Industry Relations Intern
The primary responsibility of this intern will include assisting with the preparation and implementation of the Ohio Beef Expo’s Trade Show. This intern will also assist with communications of the Ohio Beef Expo including advertising and event photography. This position will assist with preparation of the Ohio Cattleman magazine and the OCA Annual Meeting & Banquet including developing award winners’ press releases.
Public Relations Intern
This position will focus on assisting with the public relation needs of the Ohio Beef Expo. This intern will work to update content to www.ohiobeefexpo.com prior to the event as well as work with the onsite webmaster during the event. This intern will also be responsible for all press releases about the Ohio Beef Expo both prior to and after the event.
Member Services Intern
The Member Services Intern’s responsibilities will focus on coordinating OCA’s membership campaign and working with County Cattlemen’s organizations. This intern will assist with County Leader programs including membership updates and newsletters. Additionally, this position will help coordinate the Genetic Pathway and Membership Booth areas at the Ohio Beef Expo and will work with industry leaders to plan the Expo’s Educational Seminars.
Youth Activities Intern
This position will focus on assisting with coordinating the Ohio Beef Expo Junior Show including fundraising and show management. In addition the successful candidate will assist with the Beef Exhibitor Show Total (BEST) Program by attending shows and will help coordinate the program. This position will also help coordinate and execute the Leading the BEST Leadership Conference.
Beef Improvement Intern
The Beef Improvement Intern’s responsibilities will include assisting with Ohio Beef Expo’s breed shows and sales. This position will provide support for the OCA Seedstock Improvement Sales through catalog preparation and advertising. The successful candidate will also work with the OSU Extension Beef Team to execute advanced winter educational programs.
The Ohio Cattlemen’s Association is an affiliate of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and is the state’s spokesperson and issues manager for all segments of the beef cattle industry including cattle breeders, producers and feeders. It is the grass roots policy development organization for the beef business. Through the Ohio Cattlemen’s Association, cattle producers work to create a positive business environment, while providing consumers with a safe and wholesome product.
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