Student Employment Opportunities

Sheep Unit

Sheep Unit at the Animal Sciences Research and Education Center (ASREC), part of Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana

Animal Caretaker Job Description

The Purdue Sheep Research and Education Center is seeking qualified students to fill a part-time position. Our goal is to provide quality research while offering educational opportunities to students who have a sincere interest in sheep production agriculture. Applicants should be dependable, conscientious, and self-motivated with a desire to learn and take on responsibility. Good communication skills are a must. Previous Sheep/farm equipment experience is preferred, but not required. Applicants should expect to work 1-2 weekends per month, and some holidays.

Daily Job Tasks include:

Assisting with basic production of animals and forages, feeding, research, and maintenance of facilities.

Student Employment Application


Department of Animal Sciences, 270 S Russell Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907 USA, (765) 494-4808

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