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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

February 2 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.   

College Events | Student Organizations   


Animal Science Graduate Student Association Insights to Graduate School 

  • Description: A panel of graduate students will discuss: 

    • What is grad school? 

    • How to find the right program 

    • The application process 

    • Responsibilities as a graduate student 

    • And much more! 

  • Date & Location: February 16 at 6:00 pm in the Animal Science Building 103 

  • Contact: Shanan Davey sdavey1@uwyo.edu  

  • For more information:  Insights to grad school flyer final1 .pdf

 

ASUW Financial Wellness Month 

  • Description: In February the University of Wyoming celebrates Financial Wellness Month with multiple events for students to gain financial knowledge.  

    • February 2: Financial Jeopardy 5pm Union Center Ballroom 

    • February 4: Starting your own Business 12:30pm Union Center Ballroom 

    • February 9: Credit 101 12:30pm Union Family Room 

  • For more information: Financial Wellness Month Events Part 1 (8.5 × 11 in).pdf

 

Cowboy Joe Handler 

  • Description: We are looking for two new handlers who want to be a part of this long time University of Wyoming tradition! As a Cowboy Joe Handler, you represent the University of Wyoming at athletic events, major Wyoming shows such as Cheyenne Frontier Days and Wyoming State Fair, and other notable university activities such as Homecoming and Family Weekend. In addition to interacting with the public, handlers are responsible for escorting Joe to these events, training, and grooming Cowboy Joe. 

  • Contact: Julia Halmay: jhalmay@uwyo.edu  | (307) 200 1886 

  • Application:  Cowboy Joe Application 2022.pdf

  • Apply by: February 18, 2022 

  • For more information:  or view poster:  https://www.canva.com/design/DAE1ef6a9GI/7rpO7SZkzD4eHVk6iUHBjg/view 

 

Study Abroad  


  

Australia's Export-led Agricultural Sector/Study Abroad, Summer 2022  

  • Description: Last chance, just a few places available!! Four upper division credits: one upper division spring credit (AGEC 4890, sec 03) plus three upper division summer credits when you travel.  

  • Contact: Tom Foulke foulke@uwyo.edu  

  • For more information: Aussie_2022.pdf 

 

Internships | Jobs | Employment   


  

Science Journalism Internships Summer 2022  

 

Centennial Valley Association Field Technician & Field Coordinator 

  • Description for Field Coordinator: We are seeking a dedicated and driven individual to join our Team as the Field Coordinator. This position will lead the CVA’s Invasive Species Management, Water and Drought Awareness, and Outreach/Education programs. The Field Coordinator will be responsible for growing and coordinating these field-based programs! 

  • Description for Field Technician: CVA and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in Montana are seeking one dedicated individual to join our Team as a Field Technician for the field season. This will be a seasonal, joint position between both the CVA and TNC. The Field Technician will be responsible for participating in and supporting various field and preserve projects! 

  • Apply by February 28, 2022 

  • Contact: Kara Maplethorpe communityorg@centennialvalleyassociation.org | 715-681-0795 

  • For more information: 2022_CVAFieldCoordinator_HiringAnnouncement.pdf2022_TNCVAFieldTech_HiringAnnouncement.pdf

 

USFS Rangeland Management Specialist Positions 

  • Descriptions: The Rangeland Management Specialist positions on the Dakota Prairie Grasslands work to manage the largest rangeland grazing program in the U.S. Forest Service managing 1.2 million acres of prairie landscape. These positions are challenging and demanding, offering a great professional opportunity for highly motivated individuals interested in building well rounded experience and advancing their careers. 

  • Apply by: February 18-28, 2022 

  • Contact: Shannon Boehm shannon.boehm@usda.gov | 701-989-7307 

  • For more information: Outreach DPG Range Mngt Spec Jan 22.pdf

 

USDA-APHIS – Plant Protection Quarantine (PPQ) Survey Scout 

  • Description: USDA- Animal Health Inspection Service (APHIS) – Plant Protection Quarantine (PPQ) is recruiting for summer positions. Applicants must be 18 years of age prior to reporting to work and we have had great luck with college students.  We are looking for driven, hard-working individuals preferably with an interest/background in Agriculture, entomology, biology, animal science, plant pathology or other biological sciences. The interests are not as important as the driven, hard-working qualities. The duties of this job are mostly conducting agricultural pest insect trapping and survey activities which include grasshoppers and Mormon crickets and exotic/invasive forest pests as well as some biological control activities on certain rangeland weeds. This is a great job opportunity for individuals going to college and wanting to gain some field experience. And the pay is competitive. 

  • Apply by: March 11, 2022 

  • Contact: Bruce Shambaugh Bruce.A.Shambaugh@usda.gov | 307-432-7979 

  • For more information: 2022 USDA Job Announcement Flyer Final.pdf

 

307 Meat Company Production Team 

  • Description: 307 Meat Company is Wyoming's newest and most modern USDA inspected meat processing plant. 307 Meat Company is dedicated to sustainable local food production specializing in assisting direct to consumer meat companies. We are seeking self-motivated individuals to join our production team. The successful candidate must work effectively in a team environment and cover other team member’s responsibilities while they are absent or working on another project. This individual will need to be able to repeatedly lift and move items weighing up to 40lbs. This person will be responsible for cleaning and sanitizing our production rooms. Standard hours of work are from 4:30pm to approximately 9:30pm. Position starts at $13.50 per hour, with wage increases dependent on employment time and work performance. 

  • Contact: Kelcey Christensen  kelcey@307meat.com 

  • For more information: www.307meat.com 

 

GrowingG Internship Program 

  • Description: The GrowinG Internship Program is now accepting applications for 2022. This program is part of a broader project offering education and practical experience to beginning farmers and ranchers across Wyoming. Goals of the internship program are to provide hands-on internships at working farms and ranches to Wyoming’s beginning farmers and ranchers each year in cooperation with state producer organizations and educational institutions. Applications to become involved are now being accepted from potential interns and site hosts. 

  • Contact:information@GrowinG-WY.org  

  • Apply by: February 28, 2022 

  • For more information: https://growing-wy.org/ or view the poster:  GrowingG 2022_01_17_NewsRelease.pdf

 

Nielson Ranch 2022 Summer Internship  

  • Description: Nielson Ranch Co is a progressive cow-calf operation located in the Sandhills of Nebraska. You will learn ranch management concepts as well as day to day skills potentially including; calving, branding, haying, fencing, feeding, horseback cattle handling, cattle processing, estrus synchronization and artificial insemination. 

  • Apply by: February 28, 2022 

  • Contact: Hazy Delzer hnielson21@gmail.com  

  • For more information: NRC-Internship Program 2022.pdf

 

Natrona County Weed and Pest Seasonal Tech 

  • Description: Come join a friendly, hard working group of outdoor loving people who enjoy hiking and protecting our lands from invasive species. Work consists of hiking and driving ATV's through difficult terrain. Opportunities begin mid-May through end-August. Camping Tuesday-Friday when appropriate for job location (approx 5 wks). Many of our seasonal employees return year after year. Wages $15/hr to start $20 per diem. If you love working outdoors in a close knit, group environment then apply today! 

  • Contact: Bridger Berry 307-472-5559 

  • For more information: Natrona4 2022 seasonal announcement.pdf

 

Kansas State University Department of Communication & Ag Education Producer/Director 

  • Description:We are looking for a highly motivated communication specialist to produce a daily agricultural media program featuring the research-based information generated by K-State Research and Extension programs, agents and specialists. As producer/director you will: 

    • Host the long-running Agriculture Today radio broadcast/podcast. 

    • Communicate the impact of Extension programs and research on behalf of the agriculture industry in Kansas and surrounding states. 

    • Create digital audio content for the K-State Radio Network and collaborate to promote communication support for KSRE and the College of Agriculture. 

  • Apply by: February 15, 2022 

  • For more information: https://careers.pageuppeople.com/742/cw/en-us/job/511352/producerdirector  

 

Scholarships | Fellowships | 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/   

 

2022 WYOMING NASA SPACE GRANT & NASA EPSCoR FELLOWSHIP, INTERNSHIP, AND FACULTY GRANT OPPORTUNITIES 

  • Description: The Wyoming NASA Space Grant Consortium sponsors education and research programs in the state of Wyoming in support of NASA missions, serving as a link between citizens of the state and NASA programs. It is one of 52 consortia representing each state, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Our programs include research fellowships and internships for students at the University of Wyoming and Wyoming community colleges, scholarship programs for community college students in STEM majors, grants for college and university faculty, and educational resources and programs for Wyoming K-12 students and teachers. 

  • Apply by: March 2 

  • For more information: http://wyomingspacegrant.org/. 

 

Wyoming Wildlife Fellowship 

  • Description The management and conservation of wildlife and fisheries resources relies on professionals with extensive scientific knowledge, a nuanced understanding of how the public interfaces with natural resources, and a mastery of skills ranging from estimating population trajectories to pulling trailers to talking with landowners. The Wyoming Wildlife Fellowship strives to promote well-rounded and well-prepared wildlife and fisheries professionals through an immersive, supportive, hands-on education and work experience. 

  • Apply by: March 31, 2022 

  • For more information: https://www.uwyo.edu/haub/academics/scholarships/wyoming-wildlife-fellowship/index.html or to view poster: FellowshipFlyer_small.png

 

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   

 

UW Career Fairs  

  • Description: Graduating soon and ready to begin looking for a full-time job? Interested in finding an internship or summer job related to your major? Meet employers at the job fair (in-person) and learn about potential jobs and internships that they offer! ALL STUDENTS WELCOME AT ALL JOB FAIRS  

    • February 22 - ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY JOB FAIR (targeted to students majoring in engineering, computer science, and tech fields)  

    • February 23 - BIG JOB FAIR (general job fair, open to all students from a variety of majors in Agriculture, Arts & Sciences, Environment/Natural Resources, Energy Resources, Business, and more)  

  • Both events, in-person, in the WYOMING UNION, YELLOWSTONE BALLROOM, 10am to 2pm each day  

  • Be prepared:  

    • Bring plenty of resumes  

      • Make sure your resume is up to date and professional; contact ACES for assistance  

    • Dress professionally  

    • Research the attending organizations prior to the fair  

  • For more information check out the events in Handshake:  http://www.uwyo.edu/aces/career-services/handshake.html or view posters:  22SpringCareerFairs PRINT 11x17.pdf

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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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