Are you interested in learning more about the animal industry? Or maybe planning on having a career in a related field? Apply today for the AFA Animal Institute held in Kansas City, Mo April 6-8th. AFA will be selecting up to 75 passionate, talented and committed students who are future leaders in the industry to take part in the Animal Institute. Applications are due on January 31st and can be found at www.agfuture.org/afaanimal.
You may be wondering why you should attend the AFA Animal Institute?
1. Networking: At the AFA Animal Institute you will network with other highly talented students interested in the animal industry from across the nation. Not only that, but you will also get to interact with recognized leader in the animal industry. From year to year, you will continue to work with these individuals.
2. Industry Tours: During the institute, one day will be committed to you learning the scope of careers within the animal industry. This means you will interact with professionals all across the sector. From pharmaceuticals and marketing to safety and regulation you will see a broad scope!
3. Soft Skill development: While networking is important, so are the skills to do the job. At the AFA Animal Institute, they will take time to help train you in just a few of the important soft skills you’ll use as a professional in the industry.
4. The AFA High: There is no way you can leave the Institute without being excited about agriculture and the future. AFA helps you define your future goals and hone your skills. When you go back to campus, you will be able to make more meaning of why you are on campus – whether you are in class or in a club meeting.
If you would like to attend the AFA Animal Institute, you should apply through the online application. AFA’s industry partners will cover your registration, lodging and meals during the Institute. The only thing you will have to cover is your travel, but talk to me about carpooling or resources from our campus. Learn more and apply at www.agfuture.org/afaanimal. Applications are due on January 31st!
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me or reach out to Derek Mulhern with AFA at Derek.firstname.lastname@example.org.
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