Internship

We are seeking a summer intern at our farm/ranch. We are located in the southeast corner of Iowa. We operate an 80+ head registered Red Angus herd along with row crop and hay ground. We exhibit our cattle at the major shows of NWSS, NILE, NAILE, Iowa State Fair, and occasionally the Ft Worth Stock Show. In addition, we operate a sales management company Red Cow Relocators which specializes in the Promotion of Red Angus Genetics and Breeders. 

Requirements of Internship

  • Prefer applicant to have successfully completed at least one (1) year of college or university education
  • Experience working with cattle
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Provide medical information upon hiring

Applicants Should Possess

  • Care of show string including but not limited to halter breaking, feeding, bathing, grooming, and sticking
  • Daily chores for cattle including but not limited to feeding, movement, reproductive, health, and branding
  • Maintenance of facilities including but not limited to fencing, building, and grass
  • Daily involvement with feed including but not limited to grinding, mixing, and rations.
  • Various farm and ranch duties as they arise
  • Management of responsibilities without supervision during any absence of the owners

Responsibilities of this Internship

  • Care of show string including but not limited to halter breaking, feeding, bathing, grooming, and sticking
  • Daily chores for cattle including but not limited to feeding, movement, reproductive, health, and branding
  • Maintenance of facilities including but not limited to fencing, building, and grass
  • Daily involvement with feed including but not limited to grinding, mixing, and rations.
  • Various farm and ranch duties as they arise
  • Management of responsibilities without supervision during any absence of the owners

Internship Opportunities

  • Applicant may have the opportunity to travel to the Iowa State Fair, NILE, NAILE, NWSS, and/or Ft Worth Stock Show dependent on job performance, school schedule, and approval of professors.

Applicants MUST attend a face to face final working interview. This is a requirement. We will do our best to schedule working interviews during spring break or on the weekends so the applicants will not miss any school. Absolutely NO drug or alcohol abuse will be tolerated. Illicit use of drugs or alcohol will be grounds for immediate dismissal. The ranch is a smoke free environment.

Interested applicants should email the following by MARCH 1st, 2019:

  1. cover letter
  2. resume
  3. completed application
  4. three references

Stuart and Kaye Gilbert
11523 Violet Avenue Stockport, Iowa 52651
redcowoffice@gmail.com

Applications not meeting any of the above requirements will not be considered. Any additional questions, feel free to call Kaye at 319.931.8127 or Stuart at 641.919.0196.

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