The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association and the USAPEEC International Poultry Development Program are jointly sponsoring a new International Student Career Program at the 2013 International Poultry Expo, part of the International Production & Processing Expo. Held in conjunction with the long-standing USPOULTRY College Student Career Program, the new program has been created to provide companies with an opportunity to interview top students from various countries for industry jobs and internships in the poultry industry while in one location.

"[USAPEEC International Poultry Development Program] is pleased to honor Henry Holler, one of the pioneers of our industry, by establishing the Henry L. Holler International Management Studies Fund to support this international student career program," said Development Program Chairman Eric Joiner, AJC International. "Henry was one the founders of the USA Poultry & Egg Export Council and served as the first chairman of [USAPEEC International Poultry Development Program]."

"Several of our interviewing companies have locations outside of the United States and are looking for students to fill positions in various countries. We are excited to offer our interviewing companies an opportunity to meet and talk with these international students," added John Starkey, president of USPOULTRY.


The 2013 IPPE, one of the world's largest poultry, feed and meat industry events, will be held from January 29-31, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. The International Student Career Program will be held in conjunction with the College Student Career Program and is scheduled for January 29-31.