Work With CDCB

The CDCB team delivers value to dairy producers and industry stakeholders, with work centered around three pillars: National Cooperator Database, Genetic Services, and Research and Innovation. 

Support functions – office management, human resources, information technology, public relations, accounting and legal – are performed in-house or by external consultants to ensure CDCB operates as efficiently as possible.

Current Openings

Announcement: February 16, 2022

The Data Support Specialist will perform data processing and customer support for collaborators, as part of routine CDCB data ingestion for the genetic and genomic evaluations provided to our customers. The national cooperator database managed by CDCB is the largest in the world devoted to dairy animals with over 6 million genotypes.

Announcement: October 26, 2022

Deadline: March 31, 2023

Since 2016, CDCB has offered summer internships to junior, senior, or graduate students with a major in animal or dairy science, supporting the development of future genetic leaders. The work includes learning and applying research techniques to analyze dairy cattle genetics and management data and benefit the missions of the Council of Dairy Cattle Breeding (CDCB) and USDA’s Animal Genomics and Improvement Laboratory (AGIL). These organizations have a history of performing quality research and reporting their findings in scientific journals and farm press. Interns work on location in Prince George’s County of Maryland.