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providertemplate American Society of Animal ScienceAmerican Society of Animal Science (ASAS) Science Policy Summer Internship Program

Location:  Washington, DC

  1. Provide experience for undergraduates or graduate students in legislative, regulatory, or administrative science policy activities in Washington, DC that affect animal science and animal agriculture to enhance their careers in academia or industry.
  2. Provide assistance with federal legislative, regulatory, or administrative science policy activities to enhance support for animal science and animal agriculture in Washington, DC.
  3. Provide undergraduate or graduate students opportunities to communicate science to policy makers and the general public.
  4. Encourage more people to choose a career in public policy at the federal, state, or local level.
  1. At the date of application, students must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program closely related to animal science (e.g., agricultural economics, agricultural business, food science/products, environment) in an accredited college or university in the United States.
  2. Experience with farm animals, equine or companion animals is desired, but not necessary.
  3. Must be a citizen of the United States of America.
  4. Preference will be given to students who are members of ASAS. To join ASAS, go to
This is a PAID internship. For more information see:

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