Ohio Pork Council seeks summer interns

The Ohio Pork Council is looking for a highly motivated communications and education intern to join their team during Summer 2023.

Communication Intern

The Ohio Pork Council is looking for a highly driven communications intern to join their team during Summer 2022.

The ideal candidate should be majoring in the field of agriculture, communications, marketing or journalism; preferably going into their junior or senior year. Knowledge of swine and modern agriculture is a plus, but not required.

The intern will be responsible for developing written and graphic communications for members, the media and consumers; increasing member participation and awareness of producer education programs; promotion of education and food stands at the Ohio State Fair; in addition to special events planning and volunteer recruitment.

The Ohio Pork Council Communications Internship is sure to provide a variety of learning opportunities and awesome experiences within the agriculture field. Interested applicants can view the complete job description at ohiopork.org/internship/, with applications due January 6, 2023.

Download the application here.

OSF Education Intern

The Ohio Pork Council Pig Care and Education Intern will serve as the key staff person at the 2022 Ohio State Fair Birthing Center. During the 12-day event, the intern will play an integral role in providing quality animal care, monitoring the farrowing process, and maintaining a positive public perception for fairgoers in attendance.

Applicants should be majoring in the field of agriculture, communications, or education, preferably going into their junior or senior year. Previous experience working with swine is required. Related experience conducting agriculture education programs or working with consumers is a plus. Applicants should have the ability to provide superior animal care, solid public speaking skills and feel comfortable answering questions regarding Ohio’s pork industry. Applicants should be self-motivated, have the ability to work independently and thrive in fast-paced environments.

For more information, contact Kayli Long at 614-882-5887 or [email protected] 

Download the application here.