Aviagen is a poultry company specializing in primary broiler breeders.
This internship is geared towards undergraduate students interested in becoming poultry veterinarians. Competitive applicants will have at least a 3.5 GPA and a sincere interest in poultry production and veterinary medicine. Applicants can apply via the handshake app or by emailing the internship coordinator directly at firstname.lastname@example.org with their resume and unofficial transcript.
The goal of the internship is to give students valuable field knowledge and experience with poultry health and management. Students will visit farms, hatcheries, and company meetings with the internal Aviagen veterinary team. Students will gain practical necropsy skills and will be given opportunities to present their findings to the veterinary team. Summer interns will also spend time shadowing the laboratory team. This will include learning from the following laboratory departments: bacteriology, serology, media, and PCR. Interns will also attend professional development days where they will learn valuable leadership skills.
The veterinary office is located at 19020 Carters Circle, Elkmont, AL. The veterinary interns will have housing provided in the Elkmont area. The interns will share a 3 bed/1bath house located 10 minutes from the veterinary offices. Compensation will be straight pay at $14/hour.