Swine Research Internship

Sheridan, IN

Join our Team at United Animal Health in Summer 2024!
Are you ready to embark on an unforgettable summer with United Animal Health? We are thrilled to announce this opportunity for passionate, motivated individuals like you to dive headfirst into cutting-edge animal nutrition research at our state-of-the-art facilities located in central Indiana!

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About Us:
United Animal Health has been revolutionizing animal nutrition since 1956. We’re a multinational ag-biosciences company driven by science and a commitment to truth. We’re always optimistic and endlessly curious, constantly studying and testing to anticipate the future and lead change. Joining us means becoming a part of the innovation that shapes the future of animal science while contributing to a more sustainable planet.

Why You Belong Here:
At United Animal Health, we don’t just offer internships; we offer hands-on learning, networking, and skill-building opportunities that will heighten your academic journey. Imagine applying the concepts you’ve studied in school to real-world research projects, all while making meaningful connections and honing your skills. We’re on the lookout for detail-oriented, articulate communicators who are driven to take on research planning, execution, and reporting activities.

What You’ll Experience:
Once you’re selected, get ready to dive into the heart of experimental design, feed formulation, live swine operations, and cutting-edge laboratory analysis—all within our research-focused facilities. You won’t be on the sidelines; you’ll be a vital part of our team, contributing to day-to-day activities that guarantee a rich, well-rounded learning experience. Your journey will take you through our swine facility, nutritional laboratory, and feed mill, all while adhering to our top-notch biosecurity procedures. The knowledge you gain will become your secret weapon upon graduation. Plus, we’re proud to say that our internships often lead to outstanding careers within United Animal Health!

Where You’ll Be:
This position is based out of our office in Sheridan, IN with frequent local travel to our research facilities in Frankfort, IN.  You’ll have the unique opportunity to apply your skills in a corporate setting while also having the opportunity to immerse yourself in the authentic on-farm experience.  We offer relocation assistance and a housing stipend, along with competitive pay, to make your internship experience as comfortable as it is exciting!

Ready to Make Your Mark?
The clock is ticking, and your opportunity awaits! Our application deadline is October 31st, 2023, at 11:59 PM EDT.

To seize this chance, submit an online application at along with your cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references. It’s easiest to save these documents as one PDF file to upload when you submit your application. In your cover letter, don’t forget to tell us:

  1. How do you envision leveraging your prior hands-on learning experiences during this internship to contribute to United Animal Health and its commitment to innovation in animal science?
  2. What examples of your previous involvement in the agriculture sector or any related experiences demonstrate your passion for this field?
  3. How do you see your future career intentions aligning with the mission and values of United Animal Health, particularly in the context of advancing animal nutrition and promoting sustainability in the industry?

All applicants will be notified upon selection process completion by November 30th, 2023.

Questions or concerns? Don’t hesitate to get in touch at

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