… and made me realize, once again, how absolutely bright the future is for the fresh produce industry!
Interns have been a mainstay at DMA for the last 6 years, but this is the first summer we have brought on not one, not two, but three fabulous students to join us as we work to increase the consumption of fresh produce. I couldn’t be more floored by how lucky we are to have this crop of talent working here for the summer!
As a niche marketing agency, there are only so many full time positions available at our company for the coming years. Interns, however, are another story, which is why I approved the most aggressive summer internship program we have ever had for 2013. I thought why not share our office with any number of people for two months if it means that we increase the likelihood of having more talented people choose fresh produce as a career destination? Admittedly, I wondered if we would be able to maintain our track record of hiring excellent individuals if we expanded our program. Low and behold, we attracted and hired three incredibly talented, driven individuals who chose DMA and the fresh produce industry for the summer. (more…)