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Quarles invites students to apply for summer of 2019 Kentucky Department of Agriculture internships

Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles invites college students pursuing a career in agriculture or government to apply for positions in the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s internship program for the summer of 2019. “A KDA internship provides opportunities for students to gain real-world work experience and possibly even enter a career in public service,” Quarles said. “Our interns in...

Tracking Success: Nationally recognized youth apprenticeship program serves as model for state

By Claire A. Johnson KyForward intern A recent Russell County teen finished high school this spring having completed more than 1,700 hours in his apprenticeship. Garrett Foley is an apprentice for Dr. Schneider Automotive Systems in Russell Springs, a nationally recognized youth apprenticeship program that may serve as a model for apprenticeship expansion in Kentucky. “Though an apprentice like...

Henry Clay HS junior is serving as Senate page for McConnell in Washington, D.C.

By Tammy L. Lane Special to KyForward   Logan Ziegler of Henry Clay High School is among 29 juniors from across the country serving as U.S. Senate pages this semester in Washington, D.C.   Logan Ziegler (Photo provided) He is sponsored by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.   “This internship offers Logan an amazing opportunity to have a front-row seat to observe history in the...

New Vocations accepting college student resumes for five month paid internship

New Vocations announced today that they are accepting resumes for the fourth annual Olivia M. Saylor Internship. The internship was established in 2011 to allow college students the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the Thoroughbred aftercare industry by working with New Vocations Racehorse Adoption. Prominent racehorse owner, Paul Saylor, graciously helped establish and fund the internship...