Frontier Welcomes 2023 Summer Interns

Jun 01, 2023


Frontier Cooperative is excited to welcome 14 college student interns this summer. They will be stationed at various Frontier locations, taking on roles in each of our different business units. To ensure their success, each of our interns will be paired with a mentor who will guide them throughout their internship journey.
 
Our interns come from different colleges in Nebraska, including Chadron State College, Northeast Community College, Southeast Community College, Midland University, University of Nebraska – Lincoln, and Doane University. They bring diverse perspectives and knowledge to the cooperative.
 
Throughout the summer, our interns will participate in a wide range of professional development events. These events include trainings, career seminars and classes, location and vendor tours, community events, regular check-ins with leadership, and many other enriching experiences.
 
As part of their internship, each student will create and focus on a project that aligns with their interests and goals at Frontier. Towards the end of the summer, they will have the opportunity to present their projects to the Senior Leadership Team, showcasing their achievements and the knowledge they have gained.
 
Our internship program not only provides valuable real-world experience, but also offers insights into potential future careers.
 
"Our internship program at Frontier offers a unique opportunity for students to immerse themselves in every facet of agriculture within our cooperative. Providing a meaningful experience for these students is very important, as they will be the men and women serving our farmers and communities for years to come,” said Jon Brabec, Chief Marketing Officer of Frontier Cooperative.  
 
With this comprehensive internship program, Frontier Cooperative aims to foster the growth and development of young talent while simultaneously benefiting from their fresh perspectives and enthusiasm.
 
See a list of our 2023 interns below:
 

Aaron Chin Unmanned Drone Applicator Intern 
Hometown: Columbus, Ne
School: University of Nebraska – Lincoln
Major: Mechanized Systems Management, Minor: Agronomy

Alexis Jansen Regional Operations Intern
Hometown: Gretna, Ne
School: University of Nebraska – Lincoln
Major: Agribusiness, Minor: Engler Entrepreneurial Program

Braden Ternus Ag Equipment Operator Intern 
Hometown: Genoa, Ne
School: University of Nebraska – Lincoln
Major: Agribusiness

Cameron Johnston Nutrition Advisor Intern  
Hometown: Columbus, Ne
School: University of Nebraska – Lincoln
Major: Applied Science, Minor: Nebraska Beef Scholars

Jessica Stander Regional Operations Intern 
Hometown: Ashland, Ne
School: University of Nebraska – Lincoln
Major: Agribusiness, Minor: Agronomy

Claire Nelson Business Advisor Intern  
Hometown: Albion, Ne
School: Northeast Community College
Major: Agribusiness

Natalie Brabec Marketing and Communications Intern  
Hometown: Leigh, Ne
School: Northeast Community College
Major: Agribusiness

Luke Lorenz Ag Equipment Operator Intern  
Hometown: Gretna, Ne
School: Southeast Community College
Major: Agribusiness

Nicholas Gray Ag Advisor Intern 
Hometown: Centerton, AR
School: Doane University
Major: Agribusiness & Environmental Science, Minor: Business Administration

Griffin Goering Ag Equipment Operator Intern 
Hometown: Syracuse, Ne
School: University of Nebraska – Lincoln
Major: Agribusiness

Cody Schaad Ag Advisor Intern
Hometown: Columbus, Ne
School: University of Nebraska – Lincoln
Major: Ag Education

Evan Shepard Field Research Intern  
Hometown: Ashland, Ne
School: Midland University
Major: Agribusiness, Minor: Financial Services

Daniel Frey Ag Advisor Intern  
Hometown: Palmyra, Ne
School: University of Nebraska – Lincoln
Major: Plant & Landscape Systems, Agronomy, Minor: Precision Ag

Jackson Leuenberger Nutrition Advisor Intern  
Hometown: Cook, Ne
School: Chadron State College
Major: Rangeland Management, emphasis on Livestock Management

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