Our internship program continues to grow. 

Our goal is to attract motivated young people with servant hearts to further the mission of The Fatted Calf as well as to develop character and professionalism in the interns to take back home and incorporate into their communities. 


2017 Interns:

REBEKAH AAnERUD

Hometown: Donnelly, MN Major - Agricultural Education & International Studies, minor - Therapeutic Horsemanship at North Dakota State University. Responsibilities for Expo Esperanza:  Horse (barrels) and Dog project practices and teaching Sewing, Demonstration and Photography classes.

Hometown: Donnelly, MN

Major - Agricultural Education & International Studies, minor - Therapeutic Horsemanship at North Dakota State University.

Responsibilities for Expo Esperanza:  Horse (barrels) and Dog project practices and teaching Sewing, Demonstration and Photography classes.

 

CHEYENNE EDMUNDSON

Hometown: Garretson, SD B.S. Animal Science, minors: Agronomy, Meat Science & Food Safety, South Dakota State Univ. Responsibilities for Expo Esperanza:  Beef Showmanship project practices and teaching Sewing, Gardening, Demonstration and Entomology classes.

Hometown: Garretson, SD

B.S. Animal Science, minors: Agronomy, Meat Science & Food Safety, South Dakota State Univ.

Responsibilities for Expo Esperanza:  Beef Showmanship project practices and teaching Sewing, Gardening, Demonstration and Entomology classes.

 

Taylor mcneel

Hometown:  Vilonia, Arkansas Major: Agriculture Business, minor: Spanish at Southern Arkansas University Responsibilities for Expo Esperanza:  Horse (Equitation) and Chicken project practices and teaching Tri-dimensional, Industrial Arts and Demonstration classes.

Hometown:  Vilonia, Arkansas

Major: Agriculture Business, minor: Spanish at Southern Arkansas University

Responsibilities for Expo Esperanza:  Horse (Equitation) and Chicken project practices and teaching Tri-dimensional, Industrial Arts and Demonstration classes.

SAGE MIJARES

Hometown: Canon, New Mexico Major: Pre- Veterinary Medicine at Colorado State University Responsibilities for Expo Esperanza:  Sheep Production/Showmanship and Chicken project practices and teaching Oral Interpretation, Tri-dimensional, and Entomology classes

Hometown: Canon, New Mexico

Major: Pre- Veterinary Medicine at Colorado State University

Responsibilities for Expo Esperanza:  Sheep Production/Showmanship and Chicken project practices and teaching Oral Interpretation, Tri-dimensional, and Entomology classes

 

LANA PETRIE

Hometown:  Parsons, TN B.S. Agriculture, Murray State University, Masters of Animal Science, Oklahoma State University Responsibilities for Expo Esperanza:  Dog project and Beef Showmanship practices and teaching Salsa and Photography classes.

Hometown:  Parsons, TN

B.S. Agriculture, Murray State University, Masters of Animal Science, Oklahoma State University

Responsibilities for Expo Esperanza:  Dog project and Beef Showmanship practices and teaching Salsa and Photography classes.


HOW TO APPLY

Our summer interns  typically spend most of their time helping the children with their animals to prepare them for EXPO Esperanza.  In addition to helping with their livestock projects, the interns also teach classes on various static and stage projects.  Some interns are assigned specific projects outside of EXPO serving the mission of The Fatted Calf, depending on the skills and interest of the intern. 

  • Mandatory qualifications:
    • A servant heart for children and young people.
    • Willingness to pitch in wherever help is needed.
  • Preferred qualifications:
    • Some Spanish language skills.
    • Livestock showing or 4-H/FFA experience.

If you would like to apply, please email a cover letter explaining about yourself and why you are interested in this internship, a resume, and the contact information of three references to Duane Wulf at duane@thefatcalf.com.