Internships

equine-internshipAn important part of a well-rounded education is the placement of students in internships with top businesses in animal production and related industries including equine. Internships provide an opportunity for students to explore their career interests and gain professional experience prior to entering the workforce. Through these internships, student receive real-life experience, apply what they’ve learned in the classroom, build leadership, character and life skills, and take the first step in starting a rewarding career in animal agriculture and business.

Students earning a degree in animal science or biomedical science are encouraged to participate in an internship, which often times leads to full-time employment. The Equine Certificate offered through the Department of Animal Science requires students to include an internship. Students with an interest in equine have enjoyed internships with:

  • Kentucky Equine Management
  • 6666 Ranch
  • Granada Farms
  • Cargill
  • HEB
  • Steephollow
  • Elanco
  • Tyson Foods
  • Royal Vista Southwest
  • Graham Land & Cattle Company
  • Smithville Premium Genetics
  • Texas A&M AgriLife Extension
  • Agricultural and Natural Resources Policy (ANRP) Internship

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