Apply for an AQHA Internship

If you’re a hard-working, enthusiastic college student looking for an exciting internship in the equine industry, apply for a fall AQHA internship.

American Quarter Horse Association

AQHA’s internships are based in Amarillo and reach into all aspects of the equine industry, regardless of discipline.

The American Quarter Horse Association is proud to offer three paid internships for the fall of 2017. AQHA offers a Communications and Digital Marketing internship, Marketing and Publicity internship and an AQHA Media internship. AQHA’s internships are based in Amarillo and reach into all aspects of the equine industry, regardless of discipline. The deadline to apply is July 19.

AQHA Communications and Digital Marketing Internship
Qualified candidates will be challenged to create search-engine-optimized blog posts about a variety of horse topics; create email newsletters; contribute content to websites; manage several social networks; help with AQHA events and functions; and assist with digital marketing campaigns.

AQHA Marketing and Publicity Internship
Qualified candidates will be challenged to write press releases about the American Quarter Horse and related activities; manage several social networks; assist in script writing for events; help with AQHA events and functions; and assist with various promotions, advertising and marketing programs.

AQHA Media Internship
The most-coveted of the AQHA Media internships, the fall intern will contribute to AQHA’s print publications, including The American Quarter Horse JournalAmerica’s Horse, Ranch Horse Journal, Performance Horse Journal and the Quarter Racing Journal. However, the biggest opportunity of this internship is assisting with coverage of two of AQHA’s marquee events: the AQHA Select World Championship Show, presented by Adequan® (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan); and the Lucas Oil AQHA World Championship Show. Coverage consists of shooting photos of the many finals classes at these shows, as well as opportunities to conduct on-camera interviews with all of the world champions. These experiences are a feather in the cap of any intern. 

  1. How to apply: 
    Complete an AQHA Employment Application
  2. Email resume, cover letter, personal essay and two to five writing samples to jobs@aqha.org. Be sure to mention the internship for which you are applying.

The fall internships deadline is July 19. Applicants can find more information and FAQs on internship responsibilities at www.aqha.com/internships.

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