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URUS - Dairy Genetic Data Intern
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Job Description

Position Objective

URUS is seeking a Dairy Genetic Data Intern to learn and assist with data entry and verification in PEAK GENESIS embryo database as well as the genomic sample submission process. The PEAK GENESIS programs work with elite females and supply high end bulls to AI companies.

Major Areas of Responsibility

* Perform data verification, corrections and additions to historical database for PEAK GENESIS
* Perform various duties to assist in timely, organized, genomic sample submission and processing along with communications with genetic testing service providers
* Assist in maintaining the electronic genomic database
* Assist in generation of summary reporting in areas of genetic and genomic testing for the Product Development team and commercial genomic testing


* Requires dairy genetic knowledge with enrollment or interest in the areas of Dairy or Animal Sciences or other Ag related studies
* Computer skills, experience with Microsoft Excel is preferred
* Knowledge of on-farm computer software such as DairyComp305 is a plus
* Ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment
* Willingness to grow and develop both personally and professionally

Deadline for applications and assessments: 4/24/19. This posting may close prior to the deadline date if the position is filled.

To be considered for this position, Click on Apply and complete the application along with attaching Cover Letter and Resume. Be sure to click the next arrow at the bottom of each screen. The assessment will be in the last step in the application.