(LAGRANGE, GA, April 8, 2021) AAEA—The Agricultural Communicators Network is excited to announce that it has selected students from the University of Illinois and Oklahoma State University for its 2021 summer internship program.
Sarah Meghrian, a student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been chosen for the editorial communications intern with the Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) in Bloomington, Illinois.
Sarah Meghrian, University of Illinois at Urbana—Champaign
“ISA is proud of the recent relaunch of our magazine, Illinois Field & Bean. It offers an exciting opportunity for Sarah to work on farmer-focused writing assignments covering both checkoff and membership programs,” says Rachel Peabody, Director of Communications, Illinois Soybean Association. “Our multi-faceted communications environment also extends our magazine’s reach through social media posts, media pitches, newsletter stories, and content for ilsoy.org.”
Baylee Hogan, a student at Oklahoma State University, has been selected for the marketing communications internship with broadhead in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Baylee Hogan, Oklahoma State University
“We were honored to host the marketing communications summer intern, Michaela Simcoe, in 2017 and had the most wonderful experience,” says Marguerite Haggerty, Human Resources Manager, broadhead. “I’m proud to say we hired Michaela full-time immediately after she graduated, and she has been a successful employee for two years. We want to provide a positive internship experience for Baylee as well and give her opportunities within the ag marketing and communications industry long after the internship ends.”
The editorial internship is made possible through a grant from AAEA The Agricultural Communicators Network Professional Improvement Foundation. The marketing internship is made possible through the generosity of Gardner & Gardner Communications.