Telling the Land O'Lakes Story: 2016-17 recruiting highlights

Friday, May 26, 2017 - 3:00pm

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4 Fast Facts about the 2016-17 recruiting year:

- The Land O'Lakes College Relations team concluded its 2016-17 recruiting efforts by helping to welcome 37 interns and 12 full-time hires from the U of M to the company in spring 2017.

14,000+ U of M students saw the Land O’Lakes brand as they learned more about the company.  

93 events, both large and small, were hosted or attended by the Land O'Lakes College Relations team.

An increased emphasis on classroom and student club involvement has expanded the number of personalized connections with students, For example:

  • 300+ students in the Carlson School's Information Technology classes heard Derek Shaw (Sr. Director of IT) speak on how technology is helping agriculture become more sustainable.
  • 100+ student-athletes built relationships with Land O’Lakes through the Women Invested in Leadership and Learning mentorship circles.
  • Land O'Lakes hosted the National Supply Chain Case Competition, along with the U of M Supply Chain Club, including a Land O'Lakes case written by the company's supply chain team.

source: Land O'Lakes College Relations team



CFANS-College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences

CSE-College of Science and Engineering

CSOM-Carlson School of Management

ICA-Intercollegiate Athletics


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