BLUE Natural Veterinary Diet Student Representative
Blue Buffalo Company - BLUE Natural Veterinary Diet
September 9, 2018
Ithaca, New York
Type & Experience Level:
Part Time - Less than one year
4 Year Degree
Blue Buffalo Company is inviting 2nd-year students to apply for the position of Blue Buffalo Student Representative. One student will be selected for this position, which will commence in January 2019 and conclude in December 2019. Through this position, the student will: •Be paid an annual stipend of $1,000, in two equal payments of $500 •Advance their understanding of pet nutrition •Gain leadership and organizational skills
Roles & Responsibilities: The successful candidate will act as a liaison between the Blue Buffalo Company and the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM). The ideal candidate will have a background in small animal medicine, with a special interest in nutrition, be a leader in their class, and be in good academic standing. Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to •Interface with students and faculty in a manner that follows guidelines and protocol of the CVM. •Distribute educational materials provided by Blue Buffalo to their fellow students. •Collaborate with other student representatives on how best to share Blue Buffalo’s nutrition philosophy and support of veterinary students. This may include working with the CVM administration/faculty advisor to write articles in student papers, blogs, etc. on topics related to nutrition. •Work with the CVM student groups and faculty to plan and execute one student meeting or event twice annually. •Participate in scheduled virtual meetings with your Blue Buffalo veterinarian to keep them informed of student happenings and current events of the veterinary student body •Assist Blue Buffalo veterinarian in establishing and maintaining CVM pet food sampling program and student/staff/faculty pet feeding program.
Application Process •Applications should be submitted to Blue Buffalo Company at firstname.lastname@example.org, and should consisting of a oCover letter expressing the student’s intent o1-2 page resume oLetter from CVM administration indicating good academic standing •Applications will be accepted through October 15, 2018. •Live interviews will be scheduled during convenient October and November 2018 for selected candidates. •Final candidates will be chosen no later than December 15, 2018.
Contact for Inquiries: Victoria Carmella, DVM (Director of Veterinary Services) – email@example.com
Second year student preferred.
About Blue Buffalo Company - BLUE Natural Veterinary Diet
Based in Wilton, CT, Blue Buffalo is the nation's leading natural pet food company, and provides natural foods and treats for dogs and cats under its BLUE Life Protection Formula, BLUE Wilderness, BLUE Basics, BLUE Freedom and BLUE Natural Veterinary Diet lines. Paying tribute to its founding mission, the company is a leading sponsor of pet cancer awareness and critical studies of pet cancer, health, treatment and nutrition at top veterinary medical schools across the United States. For more information about Blue Buffalo, visit www.BlueBuffalo.com/vet.