AMSA Student Educational Webinar: Internships in Meat Science

  • Dates: 25 – 25 Jan, 2022

AMSA Student Educational Webinar: Internships in Meat Science 

January 25, 2022
12:00-1:30 pm CT  


What’s out there? Can I still find an internship for this summer? We have tips and insight to get you hired right now for an internship during Summer 2022.


Marcia ReevesMarcia Reeves currently serves as Pilgrim’s Head of R&D & Innovation, leading all product development and renovation efforts for Pilgrim’s in the US. Prior to joining Pilgrim’s, Marcia spent 13 years with Tyson Foods R&D. While earning her BS & MS degrees in Meat Science from Oklahoma State University, she had the career path defining opportunity to participate on and coach meats judging teams representing OSU. Marcia lives in northern Colorado with her husband, Curtis, and their three children, Katy, Jacob, and Isaac, where they all enjoy taking advantage of the proximity to the mountains for hiking, camping, and skiing.

Bryce Gerlach3715 (1)Bryce Gerlach received his BS in Animal Science from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and MS/PhD in Meat Science from Kansas State University. Bryce has worked for Tyson Foods in Research and Development for 7 years where he is currently a Sr. Manager in Product Development for the case ready red meat business. Bryce’s focus at Tyson has been on value added marinated red meat, seasoned red meat, fresh sausage, and shelf life research of case ready red meat. Bryce has managed multiple R&D interns and is currently overseeing the R&D internship program for Tyson Foods’ Springdale, AR and Downers Grove, IL locations.

phillips-mckensie_2811McKensie Phillips is an assistant lecturer and internship program coordinator in the Animal Science Department at the University of Wyoming. Her primary role is to teach undergraduate courses in meat science, specifically those related to carcass evaluation, livestock harvest, carcass fabrication, and meat processing. Beyond these, she also teaches an introductory food science course, as well as an animal science communication course. In her role as internship coordinator, McKensie assists students in finding internships that best fit their needs and interests. She is able to do this by working diligently to know her students and stay connected with industry employers. McKensie earned her B.S. in Animal and Veterinary Sciences from the University of Wyoming and M.S. in Animal Science (focus in Meat Science) at Texas A&M University.


This webinar is hosted by the American Meat Science Association (AMSA). The webinar is interactive and will last approximately 60 minutes including Q&A.  Registration is complimentary, but you must first register by clicking on the enrollment link https://meatscience-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_AHr_C5K-Rqaor9Vbd5efpw.  Once you have registered, you will receive an e-mail message confirming your enrollment status and information that you need to join the webinar.

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