WPA Ambassador Applications Now Available

The Wisconsin Pork Association is looking for college students who are interested about the swine industry and want to expand their knowledge and understanding of the industry.

The purpose of the WPA ambassador / intern program is to provide an opportunity for a young person
to serve a 10-week summer internship as the official youth representative of the Wisconsin Pork
Association. The program will be administered by the WPA Youth Committee under the supervision of
the WPA Executive Vice President.

The WPA Ambassador/Intern will work in the following areas:

Wisconsin State Fair – The Ambassador/Intern will coordinate the Hall of Fame program at the Wisconsin State Fair as well as an educational exhibit in the swine barn and participation in the Camp of Champions.

Pork Schoppe – The Ambassador/Intern will assist in the coordination of the Pork Schoppe including attendance at committee meetings, actively soliciting volunteers, assisting in managing the event and
other state fair-related projects as assigned. The 2023 Wisconsin State Fair is August 3rd -13th and you will be asked to be available August 1st-14th.

Promotion/Consumer Information – Projects as requested in foodservice, retail, healthcare, youth education, food safety, etc. These may include presentations, promotions, sampling events, attending trade shows and/or cooking demonstrations. Must be familiar with social media platforms.

Communication – The Ambassador/Intern will communicate with producers via personal contacts and
group meetings. The Ambassador/Intern will also write articles about their programs and projects for
WPA publications, such as Pork Express, Headlines and social media. Good communication skills are
strongly desired and will be strengthened during the internship.

Students are encouraged to visit https://www.wppa.org/ambassador-internship-program/ for more information and application. For questions or to learn more about the Ambassador / Intern Program, contact the WPA office at 608-723-7551 or email wppa@wppa.org.