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Feeds and Feeding (FF) Summer Student Position

Type: Full time

Location: Aldersyde, Alberta


  • A student within a Bachelor or Master of Science degree program.
  • An understanding of feedlot production.
  • Excellent computer skills with proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Access.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Support the efforts of the Feeds and Feeding (FF) Team.
  • Field work related to FF (drying samples, NIR scanning, and sample collection).
  • Working with data: entering and summarizing the data.
  • Cooperate with/work alongside the FF Support teams, FHMS Veterinarians and Production Consultants, and other department personnel to accomplish the necessary activities associated with duties assigned.
  • Maintain and implement departmental policies, procedures and instruction manuals.
  • Hours of work are generally 8:30am – 5:00pm, Monday to Friday; but some flexibility is required to meet project specific requirements.
  • This is a full-time position from the beginning of May to the end of August.

Training Opportunities:

  • Training from the FF support teams to understand field work responsibilities.
  • Training from the Team Lead and Production Consultants to develop the skills to work with data sets.
  • Training from the FF Team Lead and support teams on projects that may be assigned.
  • Training from Veterinarians or Animal Scientists in areas of interest to the student.

Apply now - send your resume and cover letter to Attention: Cheryl Loewen, Human Resources Manager.