in the Bluegrass region of Kentucky is an international company that is
unique to the horse industry. Kentucky Equine Research, Inc. (KER) is
an equine nutrition, research and consultation company serving both the
horse producer and the feed industry. Its goal is to advance the
industry's knowledge of equine nutrition and exercise physiology and
apply this knowledge to produce healthier, more athletic horses.
They have opportunities for both year-long and summer internships.
KER Summer Internship
summer program is offered yearly to one or two U.S. students who are
interested in gaining hands-on experience in equine nutritional
research. Applicants must have completed at least two years of an
undergraduate degree in animals or veterinary science (equine emphasis)
or a similar related degree. The internship is offered for a period of
3 months, normally during the summer (June-September). The intern will
be based at the research facility in Versailles, Kentucky for the
duration of the internship. Knowledge of basic horse care is necessary
for this position. The application deadline for this post is February
15th of each year.