Youth Activities Committee

Youth Activities Committee

Summer Intern Program

Program Purpose –
To provide a multi-faceted learning experience for a college student interested in beef breed association work, public relations and leadership. Also, to provide the United Braford Breeders with assistance in event planning and management, junior show coverage and leading the National Junior Braford Association (NJBA) Board of Directors and membership.

Time Period –
Approximately mid-May through mid-August, depending on student’s academic schedule.

Major Responsibilities

Assist the youth activities committee of the United Braford Breeders with various summer activities including planning for the All-American National Junior Braford Show and Director Leadership camp. In addition to the cattle shows, the NJBA offers more than 10 skill-based contests throughout the week and the intern plays a key role in assisting with the contests and making sure that they run efficiently and effectively both before and during the event. The intern works closely with the 12-member junior board as well as the Youth Activities Committee team throughout the summer. Attendance at the show is required along with remote meetings leading up to the event.


The youth activities committee internship requires excellent written and oral communication skills, as one will be expected to write letters, e-mail correspondence, answer phone calls and communicate on a daily basis with junior exhibitors, parents and state association leadership. Experience and familiarity with conducting shows is a plus, however, applicant must feel comfortable at shows and have basic knowledge of how a show operates. Event, photography and writing experience is an added bonus. Ability to react independently. Applicant must be able to help the youth department in various capacities with little formal training. Individual must be a self-starter with organization skills to assist with the event planning responsibilities.

Please send resumes and letters of recommendation to no later than February 15, 2023.

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