CSIF Seeks 2018 Communications Intern

20-Sep-2017

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Haley Banwart | Assistant Field Specialist

1-800-932-2436 hbanwart@supportfarmers.com

Each year, the Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) encourages students to take an active role in assisting Iowa’s farm families by offering a paid communications internship. The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) is currently seeking applicants for the 2018 internship program. 

Preference will be given to candidates who are an Iowa resident with an agricultural background, and a full-time college student in good scholastic standing with an agricultural communication related major. The selected student must have excellent written and oral communications skills and exhibit a strong interest in the livestock industry.

Intern responsibilities will include assisting with content development for the CSIF website, Iowa Livestock Insider newsletter, Green Farmstead Partner blog and social media platforms. The selected candidate will also help coordinate open houses on livestock farms, promote Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award presentations and collect video testimonials from Iowa farm families who have utilized the Coalition’s services.

Students interested in this internship opportunity may apply by submitting a resume and cover letter to hbanwart@supportfarmers.com. Applications are due on Friday, October 20, 2017.

For more information, visit www.supportfarmers.com/intern or contact Haley Banwart at 515-225-5526 or hbanwart@supportfarmers.com

CSIF is a non-profit organization that assists livestock farmers who want help interpreting rules and regulations, guidance on good site locations for barns, counsel on enhancing neighbor relations and tips on how to protect the environment at no cost. For more information, call 1-800-932-2436 or visit www.supportfarmers.com.

The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers was created by farmers to help farmers raise livestock responsibly and successfully. It’s a joint partnership involving the Iowa Beef Industry Council, Iowa Cattlemen’s Association, Iowa Corn Growers Association, Iowa Farm Bureau Federation, Iowa Pork Producers Association, Iowa Poultry Association, Iowa Soybean Association, Iowa Turkey Federation and Midwest Dairy Association. 

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