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Advanced Search Announces Four Collegiate Ambassadors for fall 2015
September 23, 2015 is excited to welcome our Fall 2015 Collegiate Ambassadors.  The Ambassador Program rotates across several colleges and universities throughout North America which have strong agriculture-related programs. This year marks the 12th, and final, consecutive year of the program for  These students act as a liaison between,’s partnership clients, and the student body at their individual institutions.  During the Fall 2015 semester, ambassadors will educate their peers about the numerous career and internship opportunities posted on by partnership clients, as well as important skills needed to achieve their ideal career in the agriculture industry.   Please join in welcoming our new Ambassador Team:


Linque Martin is a sophomore majoring in animal science at Tuskegee University. Linque currently serves as the business manager for the Tuskegee chapter of Minorities in Agriculture Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS).  During the summer of 2015, Linque served as the summer intern for the MANRRS National Office in Atlanta, GA.  As a member and intern with MANRRS, Linque has learned a great deal about agricultural stakeholders and the opportunities available to minorities with an interest in STEAM-related fields. She hopes to apply the experience and network from MANRRS to help students learn more about opportunities available to them through  In addition to serving an ambassador, Linque also works on campus at the Caprine Unit.  In this role, she assists in research projects involving common parasites that affect livestock. By working on the farm, Linque has gained hands on experience with different breeds of livestock as well as the zoonotic parasites that greatly affect livestock production. She looks forward to working with the team this year as Tuskegee University's first student ambassador.


Kaitlyn Sanson is currently in her last semester at Oklahoma State University pursuing a double major in Agribusiness and Agricultural Communications. Kaitlyn serves on the Student Career Board of Directors for the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources and is also a member of the Dairy Science club, Mortar Board Honors Society and Aggie-X Agricultural Economics Club. During the summer of 2015, she interned with Murphy-Brown (Smithfield Hog Production Division) as a swine production intern and currently works for the Agricultural Economics Department at OSU. Upon graduation, Kaitlyn plans to pursue a career in agricultural career services at a university level to help college students find their passion within the agriculture industry. She looks forward to working with to help students link with the numerous opportunities that offers.


Kaity Carpenter is a senior at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo majoring in Agricultural Communications and minoring in Psychology. Kaity is originally from Galt, California where she was actively involved in the Galt 4-H, Galt FFA, and the church she attended. At Cal Poly, she has served in numerous leadership roles with Inter Housing Council, Ag Council, the National Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow (ACT) and the National Residence Hall Honorary.  Kaity was recently elected to serve as the 2015?2016 ACT Treasurer for the Cal Poly Chapter. Additionally, she most recently completed an internship in communications with the National Pork Producers Council, in Washington DC.  Kaity is dedicated and passionate agriculturist. She hopes to use the skills and knowledge gained throughout her time in college and as an ambassador to connect the consumers to the farms and help bridge the gap between the two.


Shelby LaRose is currently a fourth year student at the University of Saskatchewan majoring in Agronomy and minoring in Agribusiness. Originally from Kipling, Saskatchewan, Shelby grew up on her family farm where her passion for agriculture was fueled. At Saskatchewan, she is the comployment officer for the Agriculture Student’s Association, team chair for the Rangeland Management Team and Student Ambassador for the College of Agriculture and Bioresources working closely with prospective students. This summer, she finished her third internship with Monsanto Canada as a sales assistant. Upon graduation in April 2016, she hopes to pursue a sales or agronomy career within the agriculture industry. Shelby is hoping to promote the use of to help fellow students get the most out of their education by getting a great career in this fantastic industry.


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