Monday, September 9, 2019 - 10:30am

Categories: Recruitment

In spring 2019, Land O’Lakes welcomed 44 new hires from the University of Minnesota—10 for full-time positions, 34 for internships. Through informational interviews, on-campus sessions, and one-on-one conversations, representatives from all areas of Land O’Lakes helped U of M students realize their potential in food and ag careers.

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Monday, August 19, 2019 - 12:00pm

Categories: Community, Students

Food security. Agricultural policy. International development. Sustainability. These are all issues that the Land O’Lakes Global Food Challenge aims to tackle, drawing together emerging student leaders from across the nation to take on this work.

This June, U of M Emerging Leader Claire Lentsch and professors Milena Saqui-Salces and Ian Tonks joined the Land O’Lakes... Read more

Topics: Global Food Challenge

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 1:00pm

Categories: Engagement

“I think the partnership between the U of M and Land O’Lakes helps us both keep our fingers on the pulse of what the new generation needs in a workplace and how they need to prepare to enter the workforce.”

Kristen McConnell, a senior manager of supply chain planning at Land O’Lakes, stays involved with her alma mater as a Leaders in the Classroom guest... Read more

Topics: Athletes Village, CSOM

Monday, July 15, 2019 - 1:00pm

Categories: Athletics

When it comes to helping U of M student-athletes explore a vast world of career opportunities and develop leadership skills, few organizations have done as much as Land O’Lakes. 

From serving as mentors, to providing advice and tips at job fairs, Land O’Lakes employees engage with and inspire Gopher student-athletes on a regular basis. 

2018-19... Read more


Monday, June 24, 2019 - 12:00pm

Categories: Athletics

Land O’Lakes sponsorships build visibility and brand awareness among Gopher fans everywhere–and especially U of M students who may one day be part of the company’s talent pipeline. If the latest numbers are any indication, recognition of the Land O’Lakes brand will only continue to grow.  

Land O’Lakes brand impressions: a record-setting year

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Monday, June 17, 2019 - 10:00am

Categories: Faculty

Serving as a University ambassador for the Global Food Challenge was “an incredibly memorable experience” for CFANS professor Rebecca Swenson.

Rebecca Swenson, an assistant professor at the U of M’s College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences, served as a University ambassador in the 2018 Global Food Challenge, mentoring student emerging leaders as... Read more

Topics: CFANS, Global Food Challenge