Kansas State University Sigma Alpha

Edited by, Toccoa Cochrane 

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My Summer at Deere

This summer I had the amazing opportunity to work as a tactical marketing intern for John Deere at their new Intelligent Solutions Group Facility in Urbandale, IA. My intern project revolved around developing the tour process for the new facility, assisting with the development of an introductory video, and sharing why John Deere’s Precision Ag business is important to visitors. Through my internship, I learned a ton about the people, the business, and how to grow as a young professional. Besides the outcome of my intern projects, I had a few key takeaways that I would like to share with you all! Don’t be afraid to ask questions My first week of my internship, I wanted to be able to accompli

More than a Paycheck

Finding a job is something that at one point or another, we will all have to do. Whether you live to work or work to live, the workplace will inevitably become a big part of each of our lives. Studies have estimated that the average individual will spend 1/3rd of their life at work, so where you spend those 90,000 hours matters. If you are looking for part-time work, a summer internship, or are like me and starting the search for a post-grad job, there is much more to that decision than a paycheck! To help guide your next job search, here are three non-financial factors to consider when looking for employment. 1. Culture. Prior to evaluating companies and jobs, determine what you are loo