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For 2004 Summer Intern Program

The American Kennel Club is seeking new interns for the summer of 2004. The program runs for eight consecutive weeks during the months of June and July. Students will be selected for paid internships at either the New York headquarters or the Raleigh facility.

The AKC Internship Program was created to nurture the professional development of those with a background and interest in the sport while also offering the participants a meaningful and challenging work assignment that complements their academic training and career goals.

The requirements for applicants are:

  • High School graduate
  • Accepted or enrolled in an accredited four or two year college
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Competitive grade point average
  • Involvement or profound interest in the fancy

Our application package requires the following:

  • AKC Application for the Summer Internship Program
  • Cover Letter – please include your interest in the sport of purebred dogs and your thoughts on future employment with the AKC
  • Your Resume
  • Copy of your academic transcript

The application deadline is January 30, 2004. Program layout and applications are available here. Applicants should mail the completed package to:

The American Kennel Club
The Intern Program (TIP)
P.O. Box 37905
Raleigh, NC 27627-7905