College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Animal & Avian Sciences

Gaining Experience

There are a number of ways that students can gain valuable marketable experience right here on campus (or close by!) We encourage students to take advantage of the numerous opportunities being in the ANSC department at UMD provides you with.

Experience opportunities include (but are not limited to):

  • Showing an animal on Ag Day
  • Joining a club or organization
  • Taking ANSC classes with hands-on labs
  • Participating in an internship
  • Signing up for the Career Center's Intern for a Day program
  • Volunteering on the Campus Farm
  • Working at the MD State Fair Birthing Center or with the AGNR State Fair Dairy & Beef Team (emails with more information on these positions are sent to current students every spring)
  • Participating in research with a faculty member
  • Serving as an Undergraduate Teaching Assistant (contact the instructor of the course you're interested in serving as a TA for)
  • Serve as a Peer Mentor or Ambassador for the College of AGNR


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