Select Sires Veterinarian Internship


The Veterinarian Internship is based at the Select Sires Headquarters in Plain City, Ohio. This internship will be available in both spring and summer and the intern must be available to work for a minimum of four weeks, it is also a paid internship. This position is open to all individuals interested in Food Animal Medicine. The individual may be a graduate or undergraduate studying veterinary medicine. Activities will be commensurate with experience.

Emphasis will be placed on herd health, preventative medicine heavily weighted toward export, biosecurity and individual animal health. Intern will help with sample collection, physical exams, reproductive exams, treatment of bulls and export paperwork. A broad overview of the A.I. industry will also be provided.

This intern will be responsible for a variety of projects within the areas of animal health, export regulation and husbandry, as well as receive a broad-range of knowledge of Select Sires' programs and services. The position is also responsible for a wide-range of tasks, including working with the veterinarian department on special projects, animal health procedures, blood testing, semen collections, semen processing, paperwork and record-keeping.

Besides having an understanding of the dairy and beef genetics industries, a successful candidate should be proficient in handling cattle and have some experience with basic animal health procedures. Candidates interested in becoming a food animal practitioner should apply. Training will be provided in all areas.


Department: Veterinary Medicine

Eligibility: This internship is open to all individuals interested in Food Animal Medicine. The individual may be a graduate or undergraduate studying veterinary medicine.

Description: Emphasis will be placd on herd health, preventative medicine heavily weighted toward export, biosecurity and individual animal health.

Duties: Intern will help with sample collection, physical exams, reproductive exams, treatment of bulls and export paperwork. A broad overview of the A.I. industry will also be provided.

Time: The internship will be available in both the spring and summer. The intern must work for a minimum of four weeks.

Compensation: The intern will receive hourly compensation, but housing will not be provided. Housing for out-of-state interns is often available at the Ohio State University Veterinary Clinic in nearby Marysville, Ohio.

Deadline: The deadline for all applications is January 1, of the internship year.

Download Application Form

To Apply: Applicants are encouraged to fill out the attached internship application form, and return by mail along with a cover letter, to Dr. Tony Good, DVM; 11740 U.S. 42 N.; Plain City, OH 43064 or by fax at (614) 733-3497.