IPPE Student Career Program

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2023 IPPE Student Career Program Resume Upload Deadline Nov 16

2023 College Student Career Program sponsored by the USPOULTRY Foundation and held in conjunction with the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE)  January 24-26, 2023 in Atlanta, GA at the Georgia World Congress Center.

All college students, regardless of curriculum or class standing, are invited to attend. There is a robust list of companies looking for summer interns at this event. The value of obtaining one (hopefully >1) of these internships prior to graduation cannot be overstated.

To be eligible to interview for full time employment, a student must be a senior or graduate from a 2 or 4-year program at a qualified university between September 1, 2022 and December 31, 2023. Students with majors in poultry and animal science, food science, engineering, industrial technology, veterinary medicine, accounting, business, information technology and other related studies are eligible to participate. Students that want to participate must complete the registration form AND upload their resume (pdf format only) and have it reviewed/approved by Dr. Jessica Starkey no later than November 16 at 5 pm.  Here is the link to upload your registration and resumes. For more details feel free to contact Megan Ross


Corn Refiners Associations seeking Manager of Sustainability

Corn Refiners Association (CRA) is hiring for the position of Manager Sustainability to develop, maintain, and execute the CRA and PBPC sustainability issues portfolios For additional questions and follow-up, please contact Johnelle Brown . Click here for a job description.

Director of Horticulture and Grounds at the State Botanical Garden (Athens, Georgia)

The State Botanical Garden of Georgia at the University of Georgia is now accepting applications for an engaged and dynamic leader in the field of Horticulture to lead a team of experienced and professional horticulturalists and a grounds stewardship team. Learn more here.


Ben E. Keith -Kelley Foods seeking Intern for it’s Elba, AL location

Ben E. Keith Foods is comprised of two manufacturing divisions, Winn Meat and Kelley Foods, as well as eight food service distributors. The two manufacturing divisions are primarily meat processors, producing high quality products for both retail and food service distribution. The primary intent of the Ben E. Keith Foods ASPIRE Internship Program is to identify highly motivated “pre-professionals” who want to work and learn more about the meat manufacturing industry as a potential career option. We believe that internships are a way to both recruit and evaluate potential employees who can provide a source of fresh ideas and new perspectives for our Company and establish themselves as strong candidates for future employment. Learn more and apply via Handshake.  Be sure to indicate that you are interested in the Elba location. Questions about the Elba internship can be directed to Kaleb Richard

Environmental Health Internship with  Hyundai Transys Georgia Powertrain in West Point, GA

Hyundai Transys Georgia Powertrain (HTGP) EHS Specialist is responsible for researching requirements, supporting policies / procedures and assisting in leading all of HTGP in superior EHS practices. This position is also responsible for promoting sustainable improvements. Check out the full description and apply here.

Agri-Pulse Communications seeks summer 2023 Intern

Agri-Pulse Communications is looking for an intern who is passionate about reporting on farm, food and rural policy issues and serving our growing audience.The ideal candidate should have experience in writing, editing and broadcasting and possess knowledge of the policy issues we cover on www.Agri-Pulse.com. Established contacts with lawmakers and industry sources are a plus. Learn more here. The deadline to apply is November 18.

Corn Refiners Association Internship Programs

Corn Refiners Association (CRA) is actively recruiting for its Internship Program. Current openings include: Environmental Policy Internship, Government Relations Internship, Food Policy Internship, and Trade Policy Internships.  Click here for internship descriptions.

United Animal Health Poultry Research Internship opportunity focusing on poultry nutrition

This is a competitively paid internship that also includes a housing stipend. This opportunity is based out of their headquarters in Sheridan, IN.Here is the direct link to the internship description.

USDA, Agricultural Commodity Grader (Poultry & Red Meat) Internship

The USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service, Livestock & Poultry Program is currently recruiting student interns for the following:

Alabama Cooperative Extension System Summer Internship Applications NOW open

NASDA Summer Policy Internship Opportunity 23′

NASDA Policy Team seeking intern the summer of 2023. The documents must be submitted by February 6, 2023. Learn more and apply via Handshake .


Our Work Film featuring the Alabama Cooperative Extension System taking place on Friday, November 4– Reserve your spot!

The College of Agriculture invites students, faculty, and staff to attend the final Our Work film for the semester on Friday, November 4, at noon in 307 Corley Hall. The film will feature Alabama Cooperative Extension System projects Grow More, Give More, Serve Safe and Cottage Foods. You’ll learn how each of their initiatives serves Alabama communities and offers consumers a safer food product. The film will also feature a recent summer intern with Extension.Following the 30-minute film we’ll have Bethany O’Rear from the Grow More Give More Project and Dani Reams, Serve Safe and Cottage Food Coordinator on hand for a Q&A session. Filming locations include EatSouth in Montgomery, AL, Coosa River Cookie Company in Coosa County, and Central High School in Clay County. We hope you will join us to learn more about Extension and how their work impacts the lives of the citizens in Alabama. Lunch is provided to attendees. Check out other Our Work films here.

Ag Gateway 2022 Annual Conference

The AgGateway Annual Conference is a benchmarking event, where the industry gathers to understand the state of interconnectivity in agriculture, what the association and its membership has accomplished over the past year, and the core initiatives on deck for the year ahead. This would be a great conference for students interested in Ag Data and Technology. ** If you are interested in Ag Data and Technology we do have an Ag Alumni Mentor available.



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Megan Ross

Megan Ross is a 2001 Auburn Graduate who currently serves as Coordinator of Student Development & Programs in the College of Agriculture at Auburn University. Her passion for fostering students’ personal and intellectual growth has allowed her to create unique educational and professional programming designed to elevate their academic experience.

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