American Shorthorn Association Internship Opportunity

The American Shorthorn Association (ASA) and the American Junior Shorthorn Association (AJSA) seek individuals interested in a full-time paid summer internship. ASA will be selecting 2 individuals for the 2016 summer internships. This is an outstanding opportunity to attain training and work experience in an association atmosphere. The intern will assist with programs of the ASA and AJSA activities, such as the planning and execution of the National Junior Shorthorn Show & Youth Conference, including but not limited to press releases, creative design work, media contact, correspondence with planning committees, and data entry input and organization. We will select a “Registrations” intern as well as a “Communications” intern.


  • Should be a sophomore, junior, or senior in college
  • Livestock or agricultural background is preferred
  • Interest in working in an agriculture-related field after college.
  • Be self-motivated, professional, detail oriented, outgoing and energetic
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office programs
  • Adobe Design programs preferred for anyone interested in the communications internship.
  • Communication, Marketing and or Public Relations skills desired
  • Travel to Shorthorn University, Junior Nationals and KEY Conference as well as other possible events is required (all travel to any sanctioned ASA events will be paid)
  • Position is held at the ASA headquarters, Kansas City, MO.
    Internship beginning and ending dates are variable upon applicant availability with school
  • Living arrangements are responsibility of applicant, however ASA will be of assistance in location
    Compensation is $1,500/month less all appropriate taxes
  • Those interested in applying for the internship please EMAIL the following to [email protected] by February15, 2016
    • Cover letter
    • Resume
    • 3 Letters of recommendation (Letters may be mailed/faxed/emailed directly from reference or sent with resume)

American Shorthorn Association
Attn: Internship
7607 NW Prairie Vew Rd
Platte Woods, MO 64151
Email: [email protected]

Application deadline is February 15, 2016

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