The National Cattlemen's Beef Association is accepting applications for internships during the 2016 Cattle Industry Convention in San Diego, Calif., Jan. 25-30, 2016. The deadline to submit an application is Oct. 1, 2015.
"Convention interns will benefit from a behind the scenes look at the cattle industry's most prestigious event," said Philip Ellis, NCBA president. "The skills they are able to take from their experience and the contacts they make during this internship will last a lifetime."
College juniors and above are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA and a passion for the cattle and agricultural industry.
Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show interns are vital to the success of the event and a valued member of the team. Student interns will help many different NCBA staff members with a variety of meetings and events.
Students should be prepared for a wide range of responsibilities from overseeing committee sign-in to working closely with the NCBA Political Action Committee and Cattlemen to Cattlemen television program.
"In addition to working with leaders in the cattle industry, the convention internship gives student the opportunity to meet and work with other young people from across the country," said Ellis. "I would strongly recommend anyone who is interested to apply for this one-of-a-kind opportunity."
To apply, students should submit the convention internship application, which is available on NCBA's webpage. Click on "careers."