Employment Opportunities

Communications & Events Intern (summer 2022)

Category: Office/Travel                                                                           Location: Baraboo, Wis.

Travel: Up to 50% (requires a personal vehicle with gas mileage reimbursement)


Projects and duties

Event Planning

  • Attend WHA sponsored summer events and other county Holstein events. These include the Wisconsin Summer Championship Show, Junior State Fair Holstein Show, WHA Futurity, and District Shows.

  • Work with WHA committees to plan events such as the 2022 WHA Futurity, District Shows, Championship Show and more. This may include inputting and finalizing show entries, organizing awards, volunteers and other details such as mailings and dignitary needs.

  • Organize show booklets, meals, send correspondence before and after an event and archive final placing results.


Public Relations and Communications

  • Write press releases announcing upcoming events and summarizing placings and/or winnings.

  • Compile and publish updated marketing materials on www.wisholsteins.com such as press releases, entry forms, event details and imagery.

  • Interview Wisconsin Holstein breeders and write profile articles as assigned by the office staff; this may require taking photos for the article.

  • Coordinate newsletter content and distribution to membership



  • Excellent communication, writing, organization and time-management practices

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at one time with strong prioritization skills

  • High level of attention to detail and ability to focus

  • Strong work ethic with a positive attitude

  • Knowledge of current trends in the dairy industry

  • Currently enrolled in a 2 or 4 year University

  • Experience in the Registered Holstein or dairy industry

Submit resume, grade transcript and two letters of reference by December 2, 2021 to Laura Wackershauser, 902 8th Ave., Baraboo, WI 53913 or via email to lauraw@wisholsteins.com