College students whose summers have been disrupted by coronavirus have an opportunity to lend their skills to help promote Michigan agriculture through a new ambassador program devised by the Michigan Ag Council.
“We’re looking for outgoing, articulate collegiate leaders interested in a hands-on internship-like opportunity this summer,” said Noelle Nachreiner, executive director of the Michigan Ag Council (MAC). “These influencers will be the faces of our Michigan GROWN, Michigan GREAT campaign at farmers markets and community events across the state, having real conversations with consumers around food, agriculture and our environment.”
MAC is seeking 10-12 young people to take part in a quick ambassador training program, then serve as public faces for the Michigan GROWN, Michigan GREAT campaign. Participants will gain knowledge and insight into Michigan’s diverse and ever-changing agriculture industry, learn how to communicate with consumers on important issues and answer their questions while engaging with them in fun and meaningful ways. Participants will serve as advocates for the agriculture industry in Michigan, with a consumer-centric focus.
Ambassadors will be expected to:
Interested students should submit applications, resumes and cover letters to Noelle Nachreiner at [email protected] by May 29.
The Michigan Ag Council is an organization of commodity groups and agribusinesses working together to raise awareness of food and agriculture today. Michigan Farm Bureau was one of MAC’s founding partners in 2011.