Murphy-Brown, LLC Eastern Operations
2013 Spring Semester Research Internship Program
Sponsored by: Novartis Animal Health.
Murphy-Brown, LLC is offering a swine research project management program for Animal Science/Pre-veterinary undergraduate or recently graduated students interested in applied swine research or veterinary medicine. The objective of this program is to allow students to gain experience in the swine industry for career development. The successful candidate will be an integral part of the research data collection and participate in all on-going research projects at Murphy-Brown as well involvement in a collaborative study with Novartis Animal Health.
Location: Rose Hill, NC
Application materials due: Friday, December 7, 2012
Start date: January/February 2013
End date: June/July 2013
To Apply: Please submit a resume, cover letter, and 3 references. The cover letter must include the following information: previous swine experience, previous research experience, and career goals.
Applicants encouraged to have: Animal handling experience, independent problem solving skills, organizational skills, experience with Microsoft Office
Applicants must have: Valid driver’s license, dependable transportation
Student responsibilities: The student will be responsible for assisting with time tables, activities, and data collection for all on-going research projects at Murphy-Brown. This will involve spending time on a Murphy-Brown wean-to-finish research farm, in the feed mill, and also on commercial sow and finisher farms of various health statuses. The student will be exposed to other aspects of Murphy Brown, LLC, including the packing plant, veterinary medicine, and swine production operations. At the end of the program the student will be required to give a presentation to Murphy Brown and Novartis.
Sponsorship: An hourly stipend, will be provided by Novartis Animal Health. Housing will be provided by Murphy-Brown and will be located in Warsaw, NC.
Please submit application materials to:
Ashley DeDecker, Ph.D.
Assistant Director of Production Research