Category Archives: Interns

Intern Opportunities

Skills Learned Through Immersion The best way to learn something new is to be fully immersed in it.  That is true for me with learning new languages, skills, or techniques – that is also how I learned to take complex, technical lectures and turn them into simple articles for anyone to read. Within the past month, I was given the grand opportunity to sit in on two of the lectures hosted by the Blue Bell Lecture Series on campus.  The first was the lecture given by Chief Bioscientist… Read More →

Intern Experiences

Howdy! My name is Ryan Moroney and I am a junior Agriculture Communications and Journalism major at Texas A&M University, and let me add in that I am the loudest proudest member of the Fightin’ Texas Aggie class of 2014! A-A-A Whoop! Towards the end of last semester, I learned of a great opportunity to work as a Social Media intern for Texas A&M AgriLife Communications. Knowing how important social media is in today’s world I figured it would be a great opportunity to put something that I… Read More →

Intern Outlooks

Howdy! My name is Hannah Rogers and I am a senior Agricultural Communications and Journalism major at Texas A&M University. I am currently working on my third semester as an online content and social media assistant at Texas A&M AgriLife Communications under Amy Wells, online content social media coordinator. At the beginning of my internship in the spring of 2011, I was just looking for some extra course credit and something to spice up my resume, but honestly when I interviewed and was told that I was chosen… Read More →

Intern Impacts

Acquired skills provide knowledge for the workforce   By Meagan Ghormley, ’13 With one year left until graduation, my future was no clearer than it was when I enrolled at Texas A&M University. I still felt like a fish out of water. No real world experience to offer employers and didn’t know what my assets could offer. So with my head bogged down with negativism, I went internship hunting. I found internships everywhere- California, New York, and Washington D.C. However I wasn’t ready for the distance so I went… Read More →

Intern Insights

A day in the life of a student intern  By Avery Kelling, ’14 Howdy! My name is Avery Kelling and I am a junior Agriculture Communication and Journalism major at Texas A&M University.  This past summer, I had the privilege of working as a social media assistant intern for the AgriLife Center and it has been an incredible learning experience and has given me a great understanding of what goes into a job in social media. Going into this internship, I knew that I would be managing different… Read More →

Intern Impacts

Student intern promotes social media to the students of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences  By Kristen Hudman, ’13 Hi, I’m Kristen and I’m a senior majoring in Ag. Communication and Journalism at Texas A&M University. This fall, I have the priviledge to intern with Amy Wells in the Texas A&M AgriLife Communications offices as the social media special projects assistant. My fascination and love for social media has driven me to pursue a career in this field. Social media can be used for all sorts of purposes ranging from personal to professional…. Read More →

Intern Perspectives

Student writer/ photographer intern learns new skills  By Cera Southerland, ’13 As a photographer, I’ve discovered the subjects that I enjoy to shoot and those that I don’t.  Through experience and trial and error, I’ve found my least favorite subject to photograph:  people.  However, as an intern and as a photographer I’m always ready to learn new skills. Two weeks ago, my boss Amy Wells, online content social media coordinator for Texas A&M AgriLife Communications, presented me with the opportunity to take pictures at the College of Agriculture… Read More →