The National Pork Board is seeking candidates to apply for our 2018 internship program. To learn about these exciting opportunities, please see the descriptions below. The Pork Board is funded through a market checkoff collection on sales of market swine in the United States. We are charged with effectively serving U.S. pork producers through the development of educational programs, coordination of research projects, and increasing the demand for pork meat in domestic and international markets.
Criteria for applying:
  • Our internships will begin approximately May 14, 2018 and continue through approximately August 10, 2018.
  • All internships are paid, and candidates are expected to work full-time for approximately 12 weeks.  All positions are based at our office in Clive, IA.
  • All interns will be expected to secure their own housing for the summer.
  • Interviews will take place in December – January with positions being filled by February.
  • Please indicate in the subject line which internship you would like to be considered.
  • Interested candidates should forward resume, cover letter, and writing samples if needed, via email to  (Microsoft Word or PDF formats only)
  • No phone calls please.

Positions available:
Producer Services/Outreach Intern (1 position)
Communications Intern (1 position)
Science and Technology Intern – Animal Science (1 position)
Science and Technology Intern – Veterinary Student (1 position)
Channel Marketing Intern (1 position)
Marketing Analyst Intern (1 position)
Digital Strategy Intern (1 position)

Click here for additional details on each position.

NPB announces 2018 internship opportunities