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Agronomy Student Dives into Water Quality Research
Jenna Rasmusson is an agronomist, but she’s spending the summer studying water quality. She is one of several students participating in a summer internship, which offers an opportunity for students to build their resumes, network and get hands-on experience. Rasmusson, a senior in agronomy, shares why her summer internship helps her understand Iowa’s landscape.
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