Operations and Range Assistant

Overall goals of this intern position are to assist with general operations of the NCORPE project. Which includes, general operations and range management duties. Additionally, assist with the implementation of wildlife habitat.

For a full description of this internship click here.

River Bend Ranch Intern

River Bend Ranch, LLC of Limon, Colo. is looking to hire a Summer 2015 college student intern seeking a position on a working cattle ranch. River Bend Ranch is located west of Limon on I-70, which is an easy drive east of Denver 80 miles and east of Colorado Springs 70 miles.

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Marcy Cattle Company

We are a progressive, family-owned operation, diversified in cattle and farming in northwest Nebraska.  We are looking for a motivated student or graduate, for a summer internship and/or employment.  Our operation consists of a registered Angus herd, commercial yearlings and some farming.

For a full description of the position click here.


The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses.  These endeavors have been around for centuries and will continue to be a vital part of the global economy.  Simplot Grower Solutions currently has a Crop Advisor Internship available at our Hershey, NE location.

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Tri-Basin NRD Summer Intern

The Tri-Basin NRD Summer Internship program employs college students who have an interest in natural resources management.  The purpose of the intern program is to provide students a wide range of natural resources-related work experiences.  These are full-time temporary positions (mid-May to mid-August) that pay $8.50 per hour.  Working hours are 8 AM to 5PM (sometimes later in evenings) Monday through Friday.  Work is mostly, but not exclusively, outdoors.  Interns will work with staff from the NRD, Central NE Public Power and Irrigation District, the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and the Phelps County Weed Control Authority.

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Firefly Landscaping Summer Help

Firefly Landscaping of Loomis NE is seeking summer help.  We are looking for motivated and driven individuals who are looking for a job that has potential for professional growth.  Duties may include lawn maintenance, landscape maintenance and installation, sprinkler repair and installation.  If interested please contact Jon at 308-991-9876.

Republican Valley Animal Center Intern

Looking for an internship opportunity that may lead to full-time employment? Ready to join a progressive veterinary team? Immediate and future opportunities for full-time Vet Techs/Assistants to join our 7 doctor mixed animal practice (75% food animal/25% companion animal & equine) in south central Nebraska. Our main clinic is in Alma, NE (next to Harlan County Reservoir) with satellite clinics in Franklin and Holbrook. We have excellent facilities, equipment and support staff. For more information please visit Wages based on experience plus benefits. New graduates welcome.

Republican Valley Animal Center
70924 US Hwy 183, PO Box 320, Alma, NE 68920
Toll Free: 1-855-855-7822 option 1
Fax: 1-888-221-9430
Contact: Deb Neilson

Daly Ranch Intern

Need help with calving (1,000 mature cows, 240 – 1st calf heifers), & Branding. Possibility of continuing to work throughout the summer. Housing can be arranged. Will be doing a lot of riding. Accommodations available for you to bring your own horse. Hay and grain will be provided. Salary negotiable, depending on experience. Offering a tremendous learning opportunity.

Rod Daly
455 Paxton Road
Paxton, NE  69155
Home phone – 308-726-2316
Cell phone – 308-726-5569

Henderson Land & Livestock Internship

This spring 2015 Calving position will provide an opportunity to work with a progressive livestock operation in the Nebraska Sandhills. This position requires a willingness to work with other ranch employees. This is an excellent, paid internship opportunity for a student to receive hands on training in ranching. Housing and utilities are also provided.  Interns will work during the spring calving season and may be involved with working with cow/calf herd management, heifer development, maternal herd management, and general ranch management. Intern will receive hands on training in a wide variety of ranch experiences where both horses and ATV's are used as resources in ranch operations.  The internship may include seasonal tasks and assume other duties as assigned. We are a family owned and operated ranch with additional employees.  We strive to maintain a positive environment that creates a healthy interaction among the team members. No drinking or drugs will be tolerated in our work environment.

Henderson Land & Livestock
Mike Henderson
21 Miles north of Hyannis, NE

Arlo Schurr Job / Internship

Three generation farm about 1800 acres of corn, wheat, soybeans and some forages. We run 300 to 350 mother calves and are a closed herd. Irrigate 550 acres all by pivot—no gravity irrigation and have 60 acres of irrigated grass that we graze. Housing is not available. We have an office in our barn with microwave, refrigerator, hot water and a portable restroom. We are located 10 miles southwest of Eustis off the west canyon road and 3.5 miles north of Highway 18 and about 25 miles from Curtis this way.

Duties would be calving, feeding and overall care.  Heifers are 50% done and the mother cows begin March 1st. Mechanical abilities and welding would be a plus.  Understanding of todays farm technologies would be a plus. Maintaining equipment, repair etc. Fixing fence, spraying thistles. Possibly operation of a 16 row planter and other farm equipment. Other duties may include such things as dismantling damaged pivots.

Please contact:

Arlo Schurr
74141 Rd 413
Eustis NE 69028

Goings Calving Internship

We are looking for some calving help.  We will start calving our big herds around March 1, but we are calving heifers now.  We run about 1000 head of cows and we need someone to help do the calving.

Duties will include, tagging, keeping track of the calves once they are born, checking the cows and assisting with birth when need be, helping around the place doing other jobs.  Like any farm/ranch, there is always something to do.   
A lot of cattle work is done on 4-wheelers, but we do use horses when moving cows and we are open to the use of a horse instead of the 4-wheeler.  We would just have to visit about this. We live on a farm 15 miles south of Elsie, 26 miles northeast of Imperial or 22 miles north of Wauneta, so it is out in the country a ways.  We have housing available, with one meal a day provided. For additional information, please call and visit with us.

Dennis Goings – 308-394-5660
Colleen Goings – 308-394-5660 or 308-539-1793
Billy Goings – 308-539-1492

Job/Internship in Hebron

Diversified Operation with 120 cows. Replacement heifers. 650 feedlot cattle. Custom farming, Commercial combining, Dryland crops, 6 pivots.
Contact: Dale Wiedel
Hebron, NE
Phone:  402-768-8163

Contact current NCTA student, Casey Walkup, for a reference. Casey served his internship with Dale Wiedel last year.

Spring Internship on Diversified Operation

Simmental and Angus. Use a lot of A.I. and E.T. Good Genetics. A.I. has been in place for 30 years. Farm about 380 acres and hay about 150 acres. This is mostly corn, soybeans, a little wheat, alfalfa and prairie hay. Also, grow a few acres of produce and have a high tunnel that I grow mostly tomatoes and cucumbers in. We utilize horses for use with the cattle, as well as a 4-wheeler, so if the student had their own horse, we would find a place for it. Would be interested in working with students in the Heifer Link program and the Ownership Advantage Program. Possibly housing available.

Contact: Mark Hintz (NCTA Graduate)
1610 Dove Road
Hebron, NE 68370
Home phone:  402-768-6672
Cell phone:  402-768-8329
Provide resume and references


350 COWS


Producers Hybrids Sales & Marketing Internship

To read more about responsibilities, qualifications and to find out how to apply click here.

TK Angus Ranch Employee/Intern

Registered Angus Operation located four miles east of Valentine is looking for a ranch employee. Responsibilies include but aren't limited to: haying, fencing, cow care, heat checking, and construction. Housing is provided.

Contact: Tim Marlatt, TK Angus
Home: 402-967-3423

Farm Operation Technician Intern - Hartman & Pahl Farm, Pierre, SD 

Hartman & Pahl Farm is located 30 miles north of Pierre, SD.  The west edge of the farm borders beautiful Lake Oahe.  We farm approximately 2850 irrigated and 680 dry land acres of corn & soybeans, have our own grain elevator, and operate primarily John Deere equipment.  We currently have four full time employees.

The farm will provide housing to the Farm Operations Technician Intern on the farm.  Responsibilities include buildings and grounds maintenance, equipment maintenance and operation, irrigation maintenance and operation.  The compensation package includes a monthly salary, housing including utilities, access to a farm pickup for farm related duties which includes insurance, maintenance and gas, and paid time off for holidays during internship.  The farm allows the opportunity for outdoor recreation when not working; access to hunting and fishing on the farm is available to employees.

Please submit letter of application & resume to Jason McHenry, Hartman and Pahl Farm Manager via e-mail at or mail to the farm at 18755 280th Ave, Pierre, SD 57501.

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Summer Research Technician – North Platte, NE

Job Description
A Summer Research Technician will assist the Answer Plot research staff in preparing agronomy research and demonstration trials (seed packaging, chemical measurements, etc.) prior to the planting season. During the planting season, this position will travel extensively with the crews to manage the various plots within the assigned region, sometimes 4-5 nights per week. Duties will include assisting in plot set-up, planting of crops and application of crop protection products at Answer Plot locations. This position start date is flexible, but ideally would be from February - November 2015.

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Cow-calf/yearling Internship

We are a cow-calf/yearling outfit and will calve approximately 450 cows and heifers in the spring of 2015. Our son has recently returned to the ranch, making it a father-son workforce. We handle our cattle on horseback, so riding skills are a plus.

Our ranch is located 45 miles northwest of Kearney or 23 miles southeast of Broken Bow. Housing will be provided. Wages starting at $10.00/hour or more depending upon experience. Please provide 2 references, one from someone not related.

Contact Paul Schipporeit at 308-752-2495 evenings to set up an interview.

Veterinary Technician Internship Opportunities, All Creatures Veterinary Clinic - Omaha, NE

Internship opportunities available

Join our team to help us fulfill our slogan: "Your Pets Are Our Passion"! Check out our website:

All Creatures Veterinary Clinic
8626 Frederick Street
Omaha, NE 68124

Please send a cover letter and resume.

University of Florida Veterinary Technician Internship Program

Internship dates June 8, 2015- June 10, 2016
Application deadline March 30, 2015

Download Information Sheet for Application Details

Additional Resources

American Animal Hospital Association - AAHA's Career Center

Veterinary Technician & Veterinary Assistant related jobs
A great job site with a variety of positions.

Central States Enterprises - Full-time and seasonal options

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Employment Opportunities

UNL Husker Hire Link

Volunteer With the HSVMA
The HSVMA Field Services Program (aka Rural Area Veterinary Services) is a non-profit veterinary outreach program combining community service and veterinary education to bring free veterinary services to underserved rural communities throughout the United States and Latin America.
As a student volunteer, you will have the unique opportunity to gain real life clinical experience while helping animals in need.

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