Join #TeamBrock for the 2020-2021 school year!

Contributed by Caleigh Martella | Sophomore | Agricultural Communication

Applications are now open to apply for a position at Brock Center for the 2020-2021 school year! The #joinTeamBrock blog segments will share some insight on a few of the different positions at the Brock Center and their daily tasks as well as why working at the Brock Center is such an amazing experience for students from all majors and backgrounds.

One of our associates made a super handy information page linked here that gives all the details about how to apply and all the positions available for the upcoming year.

Taylor Chalstrom

Senior | Agricultural Science, Agricultural Communication minor

1. What is your current position at Brock and what are the different tasks of that position?

Associate Editor and Content Manager, Writing; I take part in editing and reviewing written content put out by Brock including, but not limited to, AgCircle articles, Farm Bureau Newsletter content, and blogs.

2. Have you worked at Brock for multiple years? If so, how long and what were those positions?

No; however, I have been a contributing writer for two and a half years.

3. What is your favorite part about working at Brock?

The level of contribution I am able to make and being able to put out information that can allow others to see agriculture in a different light.

4. What have been some of the biggest takeaways/assets that you have learned while working at Brock?

I’ve learned that providing effective content to the public takes great amounts of preparation and review. Diction and sentence structure need to be specific in order to get certain messages about agriculture across to different audiences.

5. Why would you encourage other students to get involved with Brock?

It provides students, inside and outside the College of Agriculture, a better view of agricultural communication in general and how to be a better communicator.