ALES Mini-Internship Program

The ALES Mini-Internship Program is an opportunity to learn about the day-to-day realities of a community-based farm or other Agriculture, Life, and Environmental Science organization.

The ALES Mini-Internship will be offered from November 8 to 10, 2021. A decision about in-person or virtual delivery will be made by late September. Check back then for updates! Below you can find the information for the Winter 2021 virtual program.

Register to connect virtually with agriculture producers around the province. You’ll hear from 32 speakers about their commodity, production processes, and how they got into this field. 

Each speaker has 30 minutes to share about their commodity and experience. Hear from producers in dairy, beef, swine, sheep, equine, poultry, bison and elk enterprises. You will also hear from feed reps, veterinarians, pharmaceutical reps, and people in producer service positions.

Tuesday, February 16 - Thursday, February 18, 2021
9:00 a.m. - Noon AND 1:00 - 3:30 p.m. MST.
Space is limited, so register early. 

University of Alberta Winter 2021 Animal Science (Virtual) Mini Internship

To register:

  1. Log into your campusBRIDGE student account;
  2. Go to the Career Centre Events & Workshop calendar;
  3. Search for the event and click “Register for this event:”

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Program Benefits

The ALES Mini-Internship can help you:

  • Become more aware of your potential career options within your industry.
  • Learn how to apply your education, training and/or experience.
  • Test a career option before making a commitment to pursue it.
  • Make useful connections to develop your professional network.
  • Gain hands-on experience in your industry.
Participant Eligibility
  • Must be a current undergraduate student at the University of Alberta
  • Must be enrolled in, or have previously completed Animal Science (AN SC) 101 (previously Animal Science 200), or have previously participated in the mini-internship
  • There are currently no academic requirements for mini-internships outside of Animal Science
Student Requirements
Students who attend 28 or more of the 32 presentations will receive a certificate of participation to add to your resume. Please note that attendance will be taken at all sessions.


Career & Professional Development