The Fatted Calf Internship Program… 

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. 

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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 Ann Wulf at

2018 Interns

 From L to R: Janelle Hueners, Megan Popkes, Lauce Colon-Perez, Adaven Scronce

From L to R: Janelle Hueners, Megan Popkes, Lauce Colon-Perez, Adaven Scronce

Past Interns


Rebekah Aenerud, Donnelly, MN North Dakota State University

Cheyenne Edmundson, South Dakota State University

Taylor McNeel, Vilonia, AK Southern Arkansas University

Sage Mijares, Canon, New Mexico Colorado State University

Lana Petrie, Parsons, TN B.S. Murray State University, M.S. Oklahoma State Univ.



Nelson Eisenmann, Chicago, IL

Chad Knobloch, South Dakota State University

Emily Meeks, Kansas State University

Carley Snider, The Ohio State University

Lea Pucket, South Dakota State University

Cassidy Wulf, South Dakota State University