CentralStar Cooperative has eight agricultural internship opportunities available for next summer: five in artificial insemination, two in milk and diagnostic testing, and one in research and development.
The AI specialist interns have the opportunity to experience a career in the AI industry and work with breeds’ most elite females to produce the next generation of impact bulls and females. This internship offers the opportunity to learn and provide AI in both large-herd commercial operations and registered elite embryo programs throughout Wisconsin, Michigan and Indiana.
Laboratory interns are part of a dynamic team that analyzes samples and reports component and diagnostic results from dairy and beef producers. These two internships provide opportunities to experience a variety of sample-analysis platforms and sample-processing methodology. Interns will discover data is king, and CentralStar laboratories are a source of a lot of valuable information for producers.
The research and development intern will help discover and validate new diagnostic tests using some of the latest molecular and immunological techniques and technologies. The Dairy Herd Information milk-testing system has been in place for more than 100 years, but now, even more value can be drawn from routinely collected samples to improve animal health and herd management. This intern will have a chance to collaborate with researchers, veterinarians and producers as samples are collected and studies are carried out.
CentralStar is headquartered in Waupun, Wis., and serves dairy and beef producers in Wisconsin, Michigan and Indiana. The application deadline is Oct. 31. Apply at mycentralstar.com/internship-opportunities.