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Plain City, OH — Select Sires Inc. has announced plans to offer summer internships at its headquarters facility in Plain City, Ohio, during the summer of 2017. Positions are available within the sales and marketing, communications, information systems and veterinary departments.

“We offer a variety of hands-on internships every year to provide practical work experience to college students,” said David Thorbahn, Select Sires president and CEO. “These internships help introduce students to real-world experiences and allow them to contribute to the day-to-day operation of the Select Sires federation.”

College students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in dairy science, animal science, agricultural economics, agricultural communications, information systems or related agricultural fields may apply for these internships. Dairy-marketing interns must have experience working with cattle, and the ability to clip and prepare animals for still or video photography.

Those applying for the communications internship are encouraged to have completed basic journalism or public relations coursework and possess desktop design program knowledge and skills. Individuals interested in food animal medicine may apply for the veterinarian internship, which provides experience working with herd health, biosecurity and treatment of bulls. Information systems intern applicants should possess knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, T-SQL and relational database technology.

Applications for all internships are due Jan. 1, 2017. For information on these internships and more detailed application requirements, visit http://www.selectsires.com/careers/menu.html. A separate application form is needed for the veterinarian internship and is available at http://www.selectsires.com/careers/vet_internship.html.

Based in Plain City, Ohio, Select Sires Inc., is North America’s largest A.I. organization and is comprised of nine farmer-owned and -controlled cooperatives.

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