Summer Intern - Swine Production

At Country View Family Farms, we are a family owned company with relationships throughout the state of Pennsylvania and its neighboring states. We pride ourselves in raising healthy pigs to make quality pork for our families and yours. Spend some time on our site getting to know our company and how we provide safe, wholesome food for our friends and neighbors every day.
Country View Family Farms a subsidiary of Clemens Food Group.
Summer Intern Program Summary
Goal of the Program- Provide an experience where the intern gains practical on farm production experience while learning about our business, company and the pork industry
Outline of Program
3 month Summer Program- Starts in Late May/Early June, ends in Mid -August
o Farms located in central Pennsylvania
On Farm- Be a part of the Sow Farm Farrow to Wean Team.
o You will be trained in all the basic processes and procedures of the farm.
o Become certified in either farrowing or breeding. Once certified, you will be given specific responsibilities at the farm to give you an opportunity to implement the programs you have learned
o Project- Each intern will be given a specific project/analysis to be conducted over the summer.
o Paid position
o Housing provided in most instances
Other Training
o 1 day meeting Country View Family Farm Headquarters-Discussion of our business, including our goals, basic business structure, how we implement our programs on both a production and financial basis and the processes involved.
o Other meetings to discuss an overview of Pig Health and Environmental programs. These are interactive sessions explaining our programs and a group discussion of the industry and current topics of the pork industry.
o Tour a Feed Manufacturing Facility- Focus on the processes in both the formulation and nutritional program of our feeds and the manufacturing and delivery of the feed.
o Tour and meeting at Clemens Family Group headquarters in Hatfield, Pennsylvania. Includes a tour of facility and meetings with different groups in the Hatfield Group on the process that occurs in food chain to deliver our products to the consumer.
o Tour of one of our Nurseries and one of our Finisher sites. Discuss key aspects of this phase of our business and the link between our sow Farms
Summary- After completion of the program, the intern will have practical experience in pork production while also gaining an understanding of overall business, the pork industry and career opportunities throughout the pork industry food chain.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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