Nebraska Corn is seeking six college students for annual internship program

September 21, 2022

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Corn Board (NCB) is seeking applicants to take part in six internship experiences beginning in May 2023. The internships vary in location and scope but are designed to provide students with an overview of Nebraska’s corn industry through real-world professional examples and experiences.

Four of the six internships are summer-long experiences that are based outside of Nebraska. These four experiences are with cooperating partners of NCB. The remaining two positions are yearlong internships where students work in a Nebraska Corn office in Lincoln.

Internship opportunities for 2023 – 2024:

“Our mission at the Nebraska Corn Board is to promote the value of corn by creating opportunities, and this is a key way we can achieve the goal,” said Kelly Brunkhorst, executive director of NCB and the Nebraska Corn Growers Association. “These internships develop young leaders into professionals. By providing young people with the experiences and tools needed to succeed, we can ensure our industry is well served now and into the future.”

Nebraska Corn internships are open to all college students, with a preference given to students enrolled in colleges or universities located in Nebraska. The application process can be found online at https://nebraskacorn.gov/about-us/employment-and-internships/. The submission deadline is Friday, November 4, 2022.

The Nebraska Corn Board is funded through a producer checkoff investment of ½-cent-per-bushelcheckoff on all corn marketed in the state and is managed by nine farmer directors. The mission of the Nebraska Corn Board is to promote the value of corn by creating opportunities.

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