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2021 Media Interns from left included Kelsey Erf, South Dakota State University, Sarah Thomas, The Ohio State University, Bobby Marchy, Oklahoma State University, Stacia Sexton, Iowa State University, and Ellen Harth, University of Minnesota.
As the 55th World Dairy Expo approaches, Expo is searching for college students who are passionate about the dairy industry to be part of the 2022 media team. Four students have the opportunity to spend WDE as media interns giving them an intimate look at the storied event.

Under the direction of Expo’s communications manager, media interns assist with media initiatives at World Dairy Expo and the management of the Media Room, Expo’s on-site resource for reporters, writers and photographers. This week-long internship in Madison, Wisconsin provides students with an active role in writing press releases, creating content, and executing social media plans while engaging with media professionals and dairy industry representatives from around the globe.

“The media intern team is a key element in the successful execution of this must-attend event for the global dairy industry,” highlights Katie Schmitt, WDE Communications Manager. “Expo is excited to once again offer this unique opportunity to students from across the country who are passionate about the dairy industry and looking for a great hands-on experience.”

Qualified individuals are actively pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a dairy, agriculture, or communications-related field with excellent written and verbal communication skills. Students should visit World Dairy Expo’s website,, and select “Careers” under the “About Us” tab for the complete job description and all pertinent application details. Questions about this position should be directed to Schmitt at

Serving as the meeting place of the global dairy industry, World Dairy Expo brings together the latest in dairy innovation and the best cattle in North America. The global dairy industry will return to Madison, Wisconsin for the 55th event, October 2 – 7, 2022, when the world’s largest dairy-focused trade show, dairy and forage seminars, a world-class dairy cattle show and more will be on display. Download the World Dairy Expo mobile event app, visit or follow WDE on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, or YouTube for more information.