Latest News — Communications Internship

Coalition Welcomes Plendl as 2022 Communications Intern

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA – May 17, 2022 – The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) is excited to welcome Janie Plendl to the team as their 2022 communication intern. Plendl will help advance CSIF’s mission of supporting farmers as they raise livestock responsibly and successfully through assisting with content creation, event planning, and maintaining...

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Taylor’s Take

By Taylor Lekin, 2021 CSIF Communications Intern As the CSIF intern, I spent the summer traveling across the state of Iowa meeting with agriculturalists from a variety of different backgrounds. Whether it be at a trade show, a Good Farm Neighbor Award event or the shooting of a promotional video, the people I have met...

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Coalition Welcomes Lekin as 2021 Communications Intern

The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) is excited to welcome Taylor Lekin to the team as their 2021 communication intern.

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2021 Communications Internship Available

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA – December 1, 2020 – The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) has an opening for a communications intern for undergraduate students pursuing a degree in an agriculture-related field. This paid internship is full-time from May through August, with potential for the selected applicant to work part-time in the fall/spring. The communications intern...

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An exciting new decade

by Peyton Schmitt, Communications Intern While the start of each new year is exciting, the start of a new decade brings even more anticipation about what it will hold. During my time thus far at the Coalition, I’ve seen the growth and innovation we’ve attained over the past decade – including the culmination of over...

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Communications Internship Available

The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) has an opening for a communications intern for undergraduate students pursuing a degree in an agriculture-related field. This paid internship is full-time from May through August, with potential for the selected applicant to work part-time in the fall/spring. The communications intern helps develop strategies focused on supporting farmers...

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The Peyton Post: It’s OK to Ask for Help

By Peyton Schmitt, Communications Intern The first day of an internship inevitably brings an onslaught of new information. I would even go so far as to say that many experience feelings of confusion, frustration and occasionally, embarrassment during that first week on the job.  While I am no stranger to a learning curve, I am...

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From the Intern – Top Five Reasons to Intern with the Coalition

By Megyn Walston, CSIF Communications Intern #1: Build Your Portfolio This internship gave me the flexibility to build my portfolio how I wanted to. I was able to improve my writing skills through news releases, blog posts, and social media. A couple of other things I wanted to learn more about this summer were photography...

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Communications Internship Available

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA – September 27, 2018 – The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) has an opening for a communications intern for undergraduate students pursuing a degree in an agriculture-related field. This paid internship is full-time from May through August, with potential for the selected applicant to work part-time in the spring/fall. The...

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From the Intern – If I Don’t Do It, Who Will?

by Megyn Walston, Communications Intern  At the end of August, we honored our 139th Wergin Good Farm Neighbor family, Jim and Jennifer Carlson from Gowrie, IA. The Carlson’s raise cattle and hogs and are very involved in their community. It was obvious they have a positive influence in the community with over 100 friends and...

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