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Date: 2/12/2015 12:00:00 AM

Title: WSGA Summer Internship Program

Wyoming Stock Growers Association

Summer Internship Program

 The Wyoming Stock Growers Association (WSGA) was established in 1872, being the second oldest cattle association in the United States, where it focuses entirely on serving the needs of the cattle industry, which is the largest segment of Wyoming’s agricultural production. Its mission is to serve that industry by protecting its economic, legislative, regulatory, judicial, environmental, customs and cultural interests.

WSGA is looking for a willing, dedicated and enthusiastic intern majoring in Agricultural Communications or Journalism to join our staff for the summer of 2015.

Intern Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Help educate and inform Real Ranchers’ members through social media outlets such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Word Press by interviewing and/or obtaining information from rural Wyoming communities or person(s).
  • Creating and posting rural and energy related stories to the Real Ranchers blog.
  • Assist Programs Director in planning and hosting state wide events such as the Wyoming Cattle Industry Convention and Trade Show, Wyoming Stock Growers Environmental Stewardship Tour and the Wyoming State Fair.
  • Will learn various aspects of the WSGA webpage and updating through the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association CMS Web-Host.
  • Develop and release press releases to state and affiliate media when needed
  • Interview, write and photograph for articles that will be in the quarterly CowCountry Magazine.
  • Open mind to learn various agricultural issues that are addressed by the Wyoming Stock Growers Association.

Job Requirements and Details:

  • Start and end date: Approx. Monday, May 25th – Friday, August 21st
  • Work hours: 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
  • Travel and additional work hours during convention and special events will occur throughout the summer.(Interns will be notified before event.)
  • Salary:$1,200/ month (two pay periods per month)
  • Internship located at 113 East 20th Street Cheyenne, Wyoming
    • Intern is responsible to find housing for the duration of the summer.

To apply for this opportunity, please submit a current resume, letter of interest and one letter of recommendation to the attention of Haley Lockwood at the Wyoming Stock Growers Association.

Deadline: Monday, March 16th  

Please send all materials to:

Wyoming Stock Growers Association

Attn: Haley Lockwood

P.O. Box 206

Cheyenne, WY 82003

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