DEADLINE - October 31, 2019
The Kentucky Equine Management Internship (KEMI) program is dedicated to improving the opportunities for college students wishing to pursue a career in the field of equine management. KEMI offers a comprehensive educational experience for students enrolled for academic credit through a sponsoring college or university, or for recent graduates of such institutions.
Through the internship, students integrate academic studies with practical experience, leadership and responsibility as a contributing participant on a Central Kentucky horse farm. Aside from farm commitments, students are introduced into a network of equine professionals representing multifaceted careers in the equine profession. During the first week of the course, students participate in Orientation activities as a group. After the first week, students are employed full-time by participating farms where they become familiar with the day-to-day management of horses on commercial thoroughbred farms.
- Completed atleast 2 years of college curriculum with a minimum GPA of 2.0
- Previous hands-on experience in the equine industry
- A strong work ethic and personal character and be dependable
Duration & Compensation
Pay Rate: N/A
Start Date: January 6, 2020
End Date: June 5, 2020
Days Off: N/A
What To Send
- Online application
- Original Official Transcripts
- 3 Letters of Recommendations
- Application Fee ($35)
- Letters must be written on letterhead and/or have the appropriate contact information(authors name, company or business, mailing address, phone number, and email address) MUST BE SIGNED
- These letters must be the ORIGINAL letter, they should be specifically written for the applicant for this internship
- Letters of Recommendation cannot arrive seperately from the application form and cannot be emailed
- Letters must include the authors credential(why they are an appropriate person to submit a letter on behalf on the applicant) and the authors relationship to the applicant
- Letters should address the applicants suitability for the internship including academic achievement, personal character, and horse-handling experience.
- Do not staple papers together, paperclips are acceptable
- Do not submit application in a folder/binder
- All applicants will receive an email when applicatio has arrived and been processed