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Hoard's Dairyman Magazine

Location:  Various locations across the US.

Are you an eager, ambitious dairy student interested in writing?  If so, you might be interested in applying for the Hoard's Dairyman summer internship program.  For the past 15 years, the Hoard's Dairyman Internship program has provided agricultural journalism and dairy science majors with an opportunity to write for The National Dairy Farm Magazine.  Interested students need no major in journalism but show a strong interest in writing.  Why?  The majority of their summer experience will be based around working with the Hoard's Dairyman editors and the editorial content of the magazine.

Here are highlights of what your could be doing this summer:

  • The World Dairy Expo Supplement -- looking for responsibility?  Our intern works with the editorial team to gather articles, plan layout, edit copy, and approve graphic design for a 56-page tabloid magazine; 56 tabloid pages equal 96 pages of a standard-sized 8 1/2 x 11 magazine.
  • The Farm Flash page -- an opportunity to do technical writing.  The Farm Flash page gives our intern a chance to be a regular contributor in each issue.  When writing the page, he or she will get a chance to review Journal of Dairy Science articles, as well as university press releases.  
  • Hoard's Dairyman Online -- a chance to work with online communication.  During the summer experience, our intern gets a chance to learn the in's and out's of the World Wide Web.  The site is updated daily, and our intern will be able to create and update articles and graphics for our web site, as well as brainstorming on new pages.
  • Articles, travel, and more -- a wide array of opportunities.  During the Hoard's Dairyman experience interns will get to spend two to three weeks traveling to dairy farms across the U.S.  Their goal will be writing farm stories, gathering Round Table leads, along with visiting with and documenting the story of National Dairy Shrine's Student Recognition winner.

If interested, you can mail your resume, grade transcripts, and cover letter, along with three written letters of recommendation from references, to the following address or...see Fran Kinghorn, ASCI Internship Coordinator. Deadline date is generally the beginning of November for the following summer. Check out their website for more information.

Corey Geiger
Internship Coordinator
P.O. Box 801
28 Milwaukee Ave. West
Fort Atkinson, WI.  53538
Phone:  920-563-5551
Fax:  920-563-7298
e-mail:  hoards@hoards.com

Website:   http://www.hoards.com/
Internship information:
Testimonial: not available
This internship is also listed under the following headings:  Livestock


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