College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
AGNR Research

Internships

Internship Opportunities Available

Each term (Spring, Summer and Fall), two internship opportunities are available to undergraduate students as a means to provide hands-on learning related to beef cattle management.  Students from Maryland and across the United States apply and are selected to participate in the unique program.  Of the two available spots each term, one is reserved for a University of Maryland student with the other being open to any interested undergraduate.  To date more than 50 students from 7 states have participated in the internship program. 

This is one-internship you do not want to miss applying for, especially if you have any interest in beef cattle.  Depending on the internship you apply for, the job description will vary.  Below are a few of the highlights:

Assist in daily operation of the herd

Breeding:  AI, heat checking, semen collection

Data Collection:  Animal measurements, feed data, routine observations

Herd health practices:  Calving, vaccinations, parasite control

Sales:  Annual Spring production sale

Pasture Management

Hay and Silage Management

On farm housing

Beautiful location, just 90 minutes from the seashores

Spring Internship:  January 1 - May 15, Application date November 1 (Still Accepting Applications FY 2018) 

 Summer Internship:  May 15 - August 30, Application date March 1 (Accepting Applications FY 2018)

Fall Internship:  September 1 - December 31, Application date July 1 (Accepting Applications FY 2018)

Please email resume with cover letter to:  lyoash@umd.edu

or Mail to:

Wye Angus Internships

Attention:  Edward Draper

P. O. Box 169

Queenstown, MD 21658

410-827-6016

email:  edraper@umd.edu

 

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