2016 Cooperative Intern Program
Agenda
Iowa Cooperative Intern Day
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Monsanto Learning Center – Hwy 210, Huxley, Iowa
Click here for letter, agenda and registration material for Cooperative Internship Day


9:30 10:00 Registration and refreshments
10:00 10:10

Welcome and review agenda

10:10 Noon History and Foundation of Cooperatives

Dr. Keri Jacobs, Iowa State University

Noon 1:00 Lunch

1:00 2:00 What is full time work really like – lessons learned

Panel Discussion of three young cooperative employees

moderated by Kayla Lyon, IIC Staff

2:00 2:15 Break

2:15 3:15 Why I chose to spend my career at a cooperative

Four General Managers representing grain and farm supply, rural electric cooperative and telecommunications cooperative

moderated by Dave Holm, IIC Staff

3:15 5:00 Scavenger Hunt for Cooperative Information

We will have approximately ten tables set up where the attendees will rotate every 10 minutes learning bits and pieces about cooperatives and careers in cooperatives. The students will move in small groups among the tables.

5:00 5:30 Break, networking and optional tours of the Monsanto Learning Facility

5:30 6:30 Dinner

6:30 7:00 Adventures in Agriculture: It’s About Life
Dr. Wendy Wintersteen, Iowa State University


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