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Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
9/9/2019
Job Category:
Veterinary
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Hatfield Quality Meats Inc | Middletown, Pennsylvania
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Job Description

Overview

Company Overview: Country View Family Farms is part of a Pennsylvania tradition reaching back six generations and over 120 years as the hog production and procurement division of the Clemens Food Group. We pride ourselves on being a trusted producer of wholesome pork and operating in a way that honors the Lord Jesus Christ through ethics, integrity, and stewardship. CVFF is committed to a modern agricultural system that keeps the environment, food supply and our animals healthy. Our sustainable, eco-driven practices, and dedication to locally driven family farms attracts marquee brand customers. From farm to table we believe in keeping things simple yet state-of-the-art. We are always looking to do what is right for our pigs, our people and the environment.

Responsibilities

Position Overview: CVFF's Animal Health team is excited to offer a summer internship program for the summer of 2020. This position will work closely with our team and learn about our animal health and welfare programs. The internship will take place in central Pennsylvania. The individual will work with CVFF to complete tasks such as but not limited to the following:

* Assist with schedule, planning, and conduct our internal animal care audits.
* Collect information related to supplier agreements as updates are needed.
* Collect information related to projects to enhance animal care or production programs.

Expectations:

* Access to a reliable vehicle
* This is a full time, paid, 10-12 week position (35-40 hours per week) for summer of 2020
* Work will be completed at our CVFF office and in the field.
* Intern will work on various projects both with and without supervision following training.
* Intern will be responsible for completing an assigned project(s) and presenting this to senior leadership at the conclusion of the summer.
* Start date Mid-May to Early June.

Qualifications

Qualities of Ideal Candidate:

* Interest in pursuing a career or gaining experience in a real-world animal health & well-being position
* Junior/Senior. Sophomores may be considered.
* Organized
* Responsible
* Good communicator