The Midwest Dairy Association's Integrated Communications team has announced the availability of a paid internship in St. Paul for the summer of 2013. Applications are due January 21. Midwest Dairy's internships strive to provide students experience in communications, marketing and promotion while contributing to the work of the dairy Midwest Dairy Association logocheckoff. The internship based at the organization's St. Paul office will incorporate work with the Princess Kay program and the Minnesota State Fair. Applicants do not have to be from a dairy farm but those with knowledge of the dairy industry are preferred. Excellent written and oral communications skills are required. Students 18 years of age or older who reside in, or attend school in Midwest Dairy's current 10-state region are eligible for the position. Additional Midwest Dairy internships in other locations will be announced early in 2013. A full posting of the internship, along with application instructions, can be found at

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