Participate in the Pork Mentorship Program
Choosing a career path can be difficult. In a world full of occupational options, it is helpful to receive a little guidance along the way. That’s why the Nebraska Pork Producers Association is extending help to college-age students to apply to participate in the Pork Mentorship Program.
The Pork Mentorship Program is a career development program that provides a variety of hands-on experiences that promote leadership and communication skills, ultimately fostering career development. The NPPA Pork Mentorship Program is more than just a scholarship. It’s a way for students to build their capacity as a leader and professional in the swine and agriculture industries in Nebraska. The program provides students with an opportunity to identify future career goals and to evolve into strong agricultural advocates.
The Nebraska Pork Producers Association wants college- age students to be a part of the Pork Mentorship Program. If students are connected to agriculture and believe in the future of the pork industry, they are encouraged to apply! $500 scholarships are available for college-age students who have an interest in the pork industry – they don’t have to be a pork producer! Applications are due December 5th each year.
Who Should Apply?
College age men and women who have an interest in agriculture and the pork industry. You don’t have to be a pork producer.
What Will I Do?
Job shadow pork industry professionals, promote agriculture and the pork industry, improve your leadership, team building and communications skills. You’ll also travel to the World Pork Expo and other exciting industry tours and group events. Learn more about the Pork Mentorship Program.
How Do I Apply?
Thank you for your interest! Applications for the Pork Mentorship Program are being accepted until December 5th. If you have any questions, please email Kyla Habrock.