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We are looking for an intern to help grow our exciting startup!

Want to work for US Chia?

We are looking to expand our team and want to find a college student who is interested in working in an early stage company the equine industry. This position was recently approved by the Equine Business department at the University of Louisville for credit and other Kentucky universities are expected to follow suit. Information about the position is below. If you are interested in this position, please email a resume and cover letter to zack@uschia.com.

Internship Incentives:

The primary incentive in this program is the opportunity to apply knowledge acquired in the classroom to real-world situations by working alongside the CEO in a growing startup.

You will apply and grow their skills in these key areas:

  • Business Development
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Customer Development
  • Product Development
  • Public Relations
  • Community Development
  • Social Media

Your responsibility will be to assist the CEO with the following items:

  • Market research, including identifying market trends and key influencers
  • Developing marketing materials
  • Managing social media
  • Customer outreach, promotion, and sales support

About You:

You should be studying the equine industry with preference given to business or nutrition students. Juniors, seniors, and graduate students are preferred. You should love horses and working with horse people. You should be a motivated self-starter.

Internship Schedule:

US Chia will begin accepting internship candidates as early as January 15, 2014. Internships will be filled on a rolling basis.

Hours:

Interns will work at least 10 hours per week and may work up to 30 hours per week, depending on their availability.