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Creating Career Connections

Welcome to our newest chapter resource! The Creating Careers Connection Podcast is designed to be a classroom tool to connect students with professionals in the agriculture industry. This podcast is produced in partnership with our corporate sponsors to showcase real stories from people who have found their place in agriculture careers. Each episode includes an interview guide for students to follow along with during the podcast. Enjoy!

AKRS Equipment

This week we welcome Eric Koop and Joe Malizzi onto the Creating Career Connections Podcast to dive into their stories and how they wound up at AKRS Equipment in technician roles. They share great advice on how to navigate mentorship relationships, build culture, and create a plan to achieve those big dreams. Thanks to AKRS Equipment for sponsoring this episode, and to Eric and Joe for joining on our first episode!

Interview Guide


Sophia Svanda | Frontier Cooperative

Thank you, Sophia, for sharing your experience with us from the perspective of someone stepping into their career. Listen to Sophia’s story as she shares how she chose to pursue a career in agriculture communications and what has helped her on the journey that led to her role with Frontier Cooperative. We’d love to thank Frontier Cooperative for their support of the Nebraska FFA Foundation and the work we do.