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The Happiest Intern on Earth

CAFNR student works as a plant science intern at Disney World

When the coordinator for the Disney World internship program asked to chat, Sara Thuston thought she only made it through the first round of screenings. She had already gone through an hour-long interview, but when the next call came, she was geared up for another one-hour session. She found a tucked-away spot in the MU Student Center and awaited the…

Putting It All Together

Students practice theories from class in their internships

Kristen Bogolin “This summer I got the opportunity to intern at CMPR, which is a sports and entertainment firm based out of Manhattan Beach, California. There I got the opportunity to learn more about the hospitality industry and network with many people. I did many different things including posting on multiple social media outlets, writing itineraries for the events and…

From the Cornfields to the Capitol

Nora Faris makes a name for herself at CAFNR on her way to Washington

While most kids were flipping through cartoons, one future science and agricultural journalism student was glued to CNN. Nora Faris, a junior, has come a long way since those days, adding quite the list of accolades to her long-standing interest in the news. In addition to watching, Nora can often be found writing the news, most recently for KOMU/NBC, Columbia. It’s…

A Gift of Opportunity

Bruce Loewenberg's Salers donations have opened a door for CAFNR students

Internships have become a staple for college students looking to gain an understanding of and more experience with a business or company within their interest area. The University of Missouri Division of Animal Sciences in the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources has unveiled a new internship, which began this semester, focused on cattle herd management. The Loewenberg Beef…

Answering the Call

MU freshman becomes first Borlaug-Ruan intern in school history

The world of Holly Enowski has always moved fast and on schedule. Before coming into her freshmen year at the University of Missouri this fall, Enowski engaged in several activities during her time as a student at Eldon (Missouri) High School and with other organizations such as the FFA. So it was no surprise that in April of this year…

Opportunities for Growth

Eight CAFNR students selected for inaugural AFA Crop Science Institute

For sake of simplicity, Jake Hirniak says that he is from Kirksville – but that can change. “I claim a couple of other home towns depending on how I’m feeling that day,” said Hirniak, a senior who is majoring in agricultural economics. As the son of a colonel who served in the U.S. Army for 28 years, Hirniak has had…

One of a Kind Opportunity

The Hospitality Management progam and University Club offer a unique experience for students

Many seniors graduate from college with one big goal in mind — get a job.  Obtaining that first position out of college is an exciting, yet nerve-racking prospect.  Rigorous college course work provides students with a wide range of knowledge, but few classrooms give students the real-world experience that they will need to be competitive in the workplace. The MU…