Internships

 

ANSC Students Share Their Internship Experiences

An interview with ANSC Major Mackenzie Woods regarding her Study Abroad Experience (Thailand, Spring 2017)- read more

Read an article about her trip by Loop Abroad here.
An interview with ANSC Major Alexa Leconche regarding her CT Department of Agriculture Internship (Connecticut, Spring 2016)- read more
An interview with ANSC Major Rachel Roy regarding her Connecticut Veterinary Center Internship (Connecticut, Summer 2016)- read more

CAHNR Ambassor blog post with ANSC Major Katie Speer regarding her Beardsley Zoo Internship. (Connecticut, Summer 2015)- read more


An interview with ANSC Major Emma Lawlor regarding her Southwick Zoo Internship (Massachusetts, 2014-2015)- read more


An interview with ANSC Major Cora Zenko regarding her Our Companions Animal Rescue Internship (Connecticut, Spring 2015)- read more

An interview with ANSC Major Olivia Catarino regarding her Central Hospital for Veterinary Medicine Internship- read more and her Maritime Aquarium Internship(Connecticut, Summer 2014)- read more

An interview with ANSC Major Katie Speer regarding her Watertown Animal Hospital Internship and her Whispering Winds Animal Connection Internship (Connecticut, Summer 2013 and 2014)- read more


An interview with ANSC Major Lauren Bauer regarding her Green Valley Veterinary Services Internship (Connecticut, Summer 2014) - read more


An interview with ANSC Major Ashley Kotran regarding her U.S. Meat Animal Research Center Internship (Nebraska, Summer 2014) - read more


An interview with ANSC Major Lexi Gallina regarding her Sweetbriar Nature Center Internship (New York, Summer 2014) - read more


An interview with ANSC Major Rachel Holden regarding her Arethusa Farm and Dairy Internship (Connecticut, Summer 2013) - read more

An interview with ANSC Major Leanne Jankelunas regarding her New England Wildlife Center Internship (Massachusetts, Summer 2013) - read more

An interview with ANSC Major Jessica Barry regarding her Beardsley Zoo Internship (Connecticut, Summer 2013) - read more



An interview with ANSC Major Stacia Prosser regarding her UConn Kellogg Dairy Center Internship (Connecticut, Summer 2013) - read more




An interview with ANSC Major Anna Kernan regarding her Claiborne Farm Internship (Kentucky, Summer 2013) - read more


An interview with ANSC Masters Student Genevieve Flock regarding her "USDA Foreign Agricultural Service" Internship (Russia, Fall 2013) - read more


An interview with ANSC Major Annie Oakes regarding her "Burnt Hills Veterinary Hospital" Internship (New York, Summer 2013) - read more

An interview with ANSC Major Tracey O'Brien regarding her “LEO Zoological Conservation Center” Internship (Connecticut, Summer 2012) - read more

An interview with ANSC Major Joanna Fisher regarding her “Camp Care Therapeutic Riding Center” and “Stone Rose Farm” Internships (Connecticut & Massachusetts,Summer 2011 & Summer 2012) - read more


An interview with ANSC Major Michelle Grant regarding her WinStar Farm Internship (Kentucky, June-July 2012) - read more

An interview with ANSC Major Emily Silva regarding her Days End Farm Horse Rescue Internship (Maryland, Summer 2012) - read more


An interview with ANSC Major Victoria Thomas regarding her Mansfield Animal Control Internship (Connecticut, Fall 2012) - read more


An interview with ANSC Major Elizabeth Petrosus regarding her “Michigan State University Vetward Bound Enrichment Summer Program” Internship (Michigan, Summer 2012) - read more


An interview with ANSC Majors Christiana Fischer and Molly Viner regarding their “California Field Studies in Veterinary Medicine & the Racehorse Industry” Independent Study Course Experience (California, January 2012) - read more

An interview with ANSC Major Christiana Fischer regarding her Six Flags "Zoology and Veterinary Studies" Experience (New Jersey, Summer 2011) - read more

An interview with ANSC Major Rachel Haynes regarding her Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge Experience (Texas, Summer 2011) - read more


An interview with ANSC Major Mary Miyagawa regarding her internship at Beardsley Zoo (Connecticut, Summer 2012) - read more

Department of Animal Science Internship Opportunities

UConn ANSC students interested in the 2018 Summer Farm Animal Management Trainee Internship:

Fyler and application coming winter 2017

 

Students interested in participating in an internship should contact the Animal Science Internship Coordinator Dr. Michael Darre at (860) 486-1008 or Michael.Darre@uconn.eduDr. Robert Milvae and Dr. Sheila Andrew are also available to assist students in securing an internship throughout the year.  

Tips for using Skype during Internship Interviews (read more)

The University of Connecticut Career Services also offers internship services for Animal Science majors.  More information can be found at www.internships.uconn.edu as well as www.career.uconn.edu/huskycareerlink.html

The following organizations have offered internships to Animal Science students:

  • Animal Plan and Health Inspection Services (APHIS)
  • Bailey's Express (Draft Horse Training Facility)
  • Beardsley Zoological Park
  • Bob Baffert Racing Stables (CA)
  • Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Bolton Veterinary Hospital
  • Bonham Stables
  • Camp Cares Therapeutic Riding Center
  • Carriages of Acadia
  • Columbus Zoo
  • Crimson Acres Farm
  • CT Department of Agriculture - Bureau of Regulation and Inspection
  • CT Farm Bureau
  • Eastern States Fair Association
  • Four Town Veterinary Clinic
  • Genex Artificial Insemination Corp.
  • High Acres Farm
  • High Hopes Therapeutic Riding Stables
  • Kentucky Equine Management Internship Program
  • Lion Hill Farm
  • Malibu Valley Farms (CA)
  • Mill Pond Veterinary Hospital
  • MOPAC (Meat processing facility in PA)
  • Mystic Aquarium and Institute for Exploration
  • National Cattlemen's Beef Association
  • New Jersey State Aquarium
  • Nodine's Smokehouse
  • North Veterinary Clinic
  • North Windham Animal Hospital
  • Pets on Wheels of Connecticut (POW CT) 
  • Pfizer
  • Quarry Town Stables
  • Quinebaug Valley Veterinary Hospital
  • Roger Williams Zoo (Providence, RI)
  • San Diego Zoo
  • Spring Hill Farm (VA)
  • Sayrebrook Veterinary Hospital (Sayreville, NJ)
  • Six Flag's Great Adventure's "Zoology and Veterinary Studies Internship" at Safari Park (Jackson, NJ)
  • The New England Aquarium
  • The William H. Miner Agricultural Research Institute
  • Tiger Creek
  • University of Missouri Summer Research Program
  • Whimsey Brook Farm
  • Wiggle Waggle Animal Grooming
  • Wildlife Rehabilitation Services, Inc.
  • WinStar Farm, LLC.
  • Yellowstone National Park (through Student Conservation Association)
  • Exotic Animal Internship - Zoological Center at Lionshare Farm (Greenwich, CT)
  • Zoo New England

Want an online source that can help you find an internship? Find out what's out there for you at http://www.internqueen.com/

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