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College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

University of Wyoming

Department #3354

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

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Room 160 AG C

Phone: (307) 766-4135

Email: uwyo_ag@uwyo.edu

Decemeber 1 Newsletter

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Happy Wednesday to the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources students! Here is your Weekly Wednesday Newsletter with information on various events, employment opportunities and scholarship/funding opportunities.  

Internships | Jobs | Employment  


College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Office Associate, Senior  

  • Description: Academic & Student Programs is hiring an office associate/recruitment coordinator. This position would coordinate college recruitment, commencement, and undergraduate teaching assistant and orientation activities. Facilitate and maintain the Academic and Student Programs office. This position also serves as the Ag Ambassador student organization advisor and provides support to the Associate Dean and faculty/staff and students.   

  • Apply by December 1, 2021  

  • Contact: Amy Rhoad asaville@uwyo.edu  

  • For more information and to apply: https://eeik.fa.us2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1/job/212819/?utm_medium=jobshare  

  

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Accounting/Finance Intern  

 

Montana Extreme Biofilms Program NSF-Research Experience for Undergraduates 

  • Location: Montana State University 

  • Dates: May 21-Aug 5, 2022 

  • Description: The MSU Extreme Biofilms Research Experience for Undergraduates (EB-REU) is a 10-week summer program designed to engage participants in a research project aimed at discovering new ways to grow, understand, and utilize extremophilic biofilms for human benefit. Our undergraduate scientists will gain a direct appreciation for the unique physical, physiological, and genetic adaptations of biofilm-forming microorganisms found in numerous extreme systems. 

  • For more information:  MSU Extreme Biofilms REU_Flyer 2022.pdf

 

Vista Equine Spring Internship Program 

  • Description: Vista Equine specializes in what its history is deeply rooted in – equine reproduction. The heart of the operation is Vista Equine’s nationally recognized Embryo Transfer Program. We pride ourselves on the superior quality of our recipient mares, our above industry standard pregnancy rates, and outstanding customer service. 

  • Contact: vec.internship@gmail.com 

  • For more information: https://vistaequine.com/ or to view poster: Vista equine internship.jpg 

 

American Angus Association Summer 2022 Internships 

 

Grazers Inc Winter Break Job Opportunity 

  • Description: Are you looking for a resume builder along with earning some extra cash during part of your winter break? This opportunity starts after Christmas leading up to your return to classes in January. Grazers Inc. is seeking an individual to assist with calving and other practices with their SimAngus cow-calf herd in Central Nebraska. 

  • Contact: Clint Robinson 402-672-3556 

  • For more information: Grazers Inc Winter Break Job Opportunity.pdf

 

Johnson County Weed & Pest District Supervisor 

  • Description: The District Office is located in Buffalo, Wyoming, at the foot of the Bighorn Mountains, with a population around 4,000 and amenities of the community abound. The District covers all of Johnson County which offers a diverse landscape and work environment including mountains, sage dominated range, rugged canyons, riparian areas and crop land dominated by alfalfa/grass hay production. The District Board is seeking a highly motivated individual that will be committed to carrying out the core values and programs of the District in this historic County. 

  • Contact: : jcwp@qwestoffice.net | 307-684-5715 

  • For more information: Johnson Co W&P District Supervisor.pdf

 

Bradford Woods Professional Outdoor Instructors 

  • Description: The Outdoor Education department at Bradford Woods is always on the lookout for committed candidates eager to make an impact in the lives of youth and adults. For over 60 years, we’ve used our unique 2,500-acre outdoor center to offer state curriculum-based environmental education programs, facilitated teambuilding experiences, and recreational opportunities – each to a diverse population. Our seasonal instructors are the backbone of these programs. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds, including recreation, environmental and adventure education, resource management, education, biology, and much more. If you love the outdoors and want to learn how to teach children, facilitate amazing experiences, and grow alongside a community of diverse and committed peers, then we’re the right place for you. All positions include housing accommodations and meals when on duty. 

  • For more information: https://bradwoods.org/Employment/OutdoorEducation/index.html 

 

Teach For America 

  • Description: Teach For America is a national non-profit that supports anti-racist leaders to work in partnership with communities to expand educational opportunity for children facing the challenges of poverty. Founded in 1990, Teach For America seeks the most promising leaders of this generation early in their careers who have demonstrated the values and leadership necessary to make systemic change. Our diverse, outstanding corps members make an initial two-year commitment to teach in high-need schools and have a profound impact on their students. Their classroom leadership becomes the foundation for long-term leadership.  Through these two years, corps members gain context, clarity, and conviction to lead a life of impact from any sector or field they choose. Beyond their two years, corps members become part of a network of 64,000+ leaders working together across sectors to shape the political, economic, and social future of our nation. 

  • Apply by: December 3, 2021 

  • For more information: https://engage.teachforamerica.org/recruitment-brochure-2021 

 

Red Angus Multiple Positions 

  • Description:Our Mission is to provide our members and their customers with innovative programs and services, to continue advancing the quality, reliability and value of Red Angus and Red Angus-influenced seedstock used in the commercial beef industry. 

    • Beef Cattle Geneticist – RAAA is accepting applications for beef cattle geneticist to develop and deliver genetic selection tools, educational information and materials and provide support to Red Angus breeders. For more information and instruction on how to apply, view the position description. 

    • Commercial Marketing Internship – The Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) has the following internship opportunity available for a qualified individual seeking internships in the beef industry. For more information and instruction on how to apply, view the internship description. 

    • Feedlot Specialist  – The Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) is seeking a feedlot specialist to join the commercial marketing team. For more information and instruction on how to apply, view the position description. Applications accepted until Dec. 15, 2021. 

    • Administrative Assistant- The Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) is seeking an administrative assistant to manage reception and serve as a member of the member services team. For more information and instruction on how to apply, view the position description. 

  • For more information: https://redangus.org/careers/  

 

Sacramento Camp and Conference Center Equestrian Positions 

  • Description: Sacramento Camp and Conference Center is a Christian camp located in the mountains of Southeastern New Mexico. The camp first opened in 1931 and since then we have grown to accommodate over 400 guests throughout the year. Our staff strive to provide guests with a unique experience through our exciting activities, wonderful food, and exceptional hospitality. 

  • Open Positions: Equestrian Coordinator (Full-time) & Summer Wranglers (Seasonal) 

  • Contact: Rachel Tvede rachel@sacramentocamp.org | (575) 687-3414 

  • For more information:  Equestrian Job Flyer.pdf

 

Wyoming DEQ Land Quality Division Temporary Summer Student Position   

  • Description: Adecco is recruiting for a temporary summer position available to a junior or senior student enrolled at the University of Wyoming (UW), in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources or similar natural resource program. The summer, temporary position will provide an opportunity for a student to work on real world projects in land management, work with professionals in their field of study, and apply knowledge they have gained within their first two to four years of university education. This position is linked to REWN 4800 for credit.   

  • Apply by March 31, 2022   

  • For more information:  2022_UW Temp Summer Recruitment_Announcement.pdf 

 

Scholarships | Funding Opportunities  


UW scholarship applications are OPEN!!!  

  • Description: WyoScholarships is the UW scholarship system. Students are strongly encouraged to complete the General Application each year to qualify and be considered for a wide range of scholarship opportunities. Students who have been awarded a first-year or transfer scholarship commitment are required to complete the General Application each year to fulfill their respective commitment. In addition be sure to complete the conditional application for College of Agriculture and Natural Resources to be consider for our Brand of Excellence Awards.  

  • Priority deadline: March 15, 2022  

  • To access the applications: https://uwyo.academicworks.com/  

  

Wyoming CattleWomen Scholarship Opportunity 

  • Description: Wyoming CattleWomen is offering two scholarships to deserving young women from the state of Wyoming. These scholarships will be awarded based on application criteria and an essay component. Each scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $500. In addition, each awardee will be given a one-year membership to Wyoming CattleWomen. 

  • Apply by: February 28, 2022 

  • For more informationWyoming CattleWomen Scholarship Packet 2022-11-26.pdf

 

2022 International Livestock Congress (ILC) Student Fellowships Program  

  • Date March 2-3, 2022  

  • Description: In an on-going effort to enhance the educational experiences of college students and strengthen the leaders of tomorrow’s livestock and meat industry, the ISEF awards fellowships each year for the ILC to senior-level undergraduates and graduate students attending accredited colleges or universities.  Hosted in Houston, Texas, during the world-famous Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo (HLS&R), the ILC is a unique global event that brings leaders from the livestock and meat industry together to discuss issues of international importance that affect the future of animal agriculture.  Scholastic achievement, leadership experiences, and a professional reference are all part of the qualifying requirements for this fellowship program.   

  • Apply by: December 6, 2021  

  • For more information: http://theisef.com/student-program/  

 

Events | Career Resources  


Handshake  

  • Description: The Advising ● Career ● Exploratory Studies Center's powerful recruiting tool for University of Wyoming students and alumni. Handshake's philosophy is a democratized recruiting experience for all students and seeks to provide opportunities for students nation wide through cutting edge technology. By using Handshake you can not only find jobs and internships but you can also connect with employers, find career events on-campus including job fairs, apply for jobs and sign up for on-campus interviews.  

  • To login in: http://www.uwyo.edu/aces/career-services/handshake.html  

 

Funds Under the Sun Financial Wellness Event 

  • Description: DON'T BREAK THE BANK FOR SPRING BREAK. Learn how to budget for the Spring Semester. Mocktails and tacos provided 

  • Date: December 8, 5-6pm in the Union Family Room 

  • For more information:  Funds Under the Sun.pdf

 

University of Wyoming Alumni Association Gingerbread Decorating contest  

  • Description: Join in on the fun in celebrating the holiday season this year! Open to the UW campus community and alumni & friends. The gingerbread houses will be on display for viewing and voting Monday, December 6 to Friday, December 10 at noon. The Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. One vote per person per category. The winner from each category will receive a special engraved trophy.  

  • For more information:  gingerbread-2021-v3.pdf 

  

Student Organizations  


UW Animal Science Judging Teams Holiday Meat Sale   

  • Order online at http://uw.uwyo.edu/holidaymeatsale21   

  • Pick-up dates: November 18th, December 6th, December 9th   

  • Pick-up instructions: Pick-up will occur at the UW Meat Laboratory Sales Room from 5-7 PM. Park in the west end lot of the Animal Science/Molecular Biology Building and enter the west doors of the building. For the November 18th pick-up date, please place your order by Thursday, November 11th so that you can enjoy our delicious holiday items for Thanksgiving! The remaining pick-up dates will cut off one week prior to the scheduled pick-up.   

  • For more information:   2021 HolidayMeatSalesFlyer.pdf  

  

Course Offerings  


AGRI 4990-04 Topics: Ranch Management and Agricultural Leadership Seminar   

  • Time and Dates: Spring 2022 Thursdays 4:10-7pm (Will meet 5 times throughout semester)   

  • Course Description: This course addresses contemporary issues facing ranchers addressing livestock management and markets, water, rangeland management, public/private land issues and emerging technologies in the agricultural sector. Students will have opportunity to network with industry experts to learn about leadership qualities. Sessions will be held around the state and will be available through Zoom.   

  • Contact: Dr. Amy Rhoad (asaville@uwyo.edu) 

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Academic & Student Programs

College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

University of Wyoming

Department #3354

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

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Room 160 AG C

Phone: (307) 766-4135

Email: uwyo_ag@uwyo.edu

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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