The story of how getting involved in agriculture inspired me to make it a career.
Two summers earlier you had your first true solo flight to Washington D.C. for the Animal Agriculture Alliance internship.
Although I am not entirely sure exactly what my future in animal agriculture will be, I do know that the knowledge gained from my internship experience will stay with me for the rest of my life
I love agriculture and I love sharing my passion for this industry, so why not combine the two? That turned out to be a great decision.
I am constantly reminded how lucky I am to have found an interest in animal agriculture; the work itself is great, but the people are even better.
I feel like now is a good time to share the four greatest opportunities and learning experiences I’ve had because of this internship.
Looking back at the last 12 months, I cannot help but be thankful for all of the opportunities I have been blessed with, especially within the agriculture community.
Originally I was in route to becoming a zoo veterinarian, then to a farrier, to an equine vet, as well as considering equestrian management. The common ground: agriculture.
A few weeks ago, I had my very final spring break, cue the sad violin. I traveled home to Pennsylvania to spend some time with family and friends. The conversation of my post-graduation plans always seems to plague pleasant conversations during my time home. More recently, I received some negativity regarding certain aspects of agriculture from…
If you had come up to me a few months ago and told me that I was going to drop out of school and move to Washington, D.C. with 15 credits left until graduation, I would have laughed and silently questioned your sanity. And yet, here I am – thrilled to be the newest intern…