AFA Student Leaders
Ready to take on a bigger role?
AFA student leaders play an integral part in nurturing relationships between AFA and college campuses, raising awareness of programs and planning AFA Leaders Conference and AFA Leader Institutes.
The Student Advisory Team helps plan and facilitate the AFA Leaders Conference and AFA Leader Institutes. Student Advisors influence the program environment and overall participant experience.
AFA Ambassadors represent AFA on college campuses around the country. They promote AFA opportunities, organize campus meetings and interact with industry professionals at various events on behalf of AFA.
Become an AFA Student Advisor
Here’s what we’re looking for:
Comfortable with public speaking
Create inclusive environments and interactions
Work in teams, as well as independently
Time management skills
Interest in event and program management
What’s in it for our Student Advisors?
You’ll receive real-world professional experience to set you up for success as a young professional and beyond. This is top-notch training you won’t get in your classrooms or internships. Plus, you’ll join a network of motivated peers to grow with into your careers.
Professional training in facilitation, public speaking, respect and inclusivity, and customer service (valued at over $1,800)
Tangible teamwork, event planning and leadership experience for your resume
Exclusive exposure to AFA partners and industry leaders through virtual and in-person events and meetings
Registration and travel expenses to AFA Leaders Conference
Travel and expenses paid to AFA meetings
LinkedIn badges after completion of trainings and at end of experience
Undergraduate full-time student majoring in agriculture, food, natural resources or a related field who has a passion for agriculture, food, and natural resources (not graduating before Fall 2023)
Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
Must be between 17-25 years of age
Must have attended at least one Track of AFA Leaders Conference before applying for the Student Advisor position
Passionate about AFA’s mission and can represent the organization in a professional manner
Have submitted an application to the 2022 Leaders Conference by Sept. 1 (separate from Student Advisory Team application)
Valid U.S. driver's license
Interested in applying? See here for full details.
Questions? Reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org