Some of our benefits are intangible - the relationships you’ll build often last a lifetime. But we can also provide you with opportunities to connect within your industry and have access to spectacular events and educational opportunities – all within an inclusive environment that helps you grow your career pathway.
MANRRS Collegiate Chapters consist of undergraduate and graduate students enrolled full-time in an accredited educational institution and/or program leading to the award of an associate, undergraduate, or graduate degree.
How can you be part of the inclusive voice that promotes academic and professional advancement in your field?
To kickoff your MANRRS journey, fill out this quick form below. We'll send you more info that will help you make it happen!
Each chapter needs a fearless supporter. Who is your favorite professor who’s always ready to engage and support your goals? That’s a great place to start.
Here’s where you need to build your internal team to make a plan. Each chapter will need a university advisor, officers, and by-laws. What students are the most involved in your department? They could be the trailblazers with you.
Meet Nathaniel, who went from nervous to confident as a MANRRS member empowered to become a rodeo journalist in an industry where not many people look like him.
MANRRS helps solve the issues of barriers to academic and professional advancement of historically excluded individuals by providing access and opportunity. With this foundation, it has grown into an inclusive community that empowers minorities and allies to build diversity in agriculture, natural resources and related sciences. The organization has the capability to impact students from their time in high school all the way through their college and post-graduation journeys. So, it can help YOU grow personally and professionally, make friends and mentors, and even develop your dream career.
We welcome anyone interested in growing academically and professionally in the space of agriculture, natural resources, and related sciences. You don’t have to have any specific major or background to join. As the need for diverse and talented leaders increases to address 21st century global challenges, our goal is to amplify, support, and help develop the next generation of thought and change leaders. Our members range from:
A full slate of officers includes: President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Parliamentarian, and Historian. Students may serve in more than one capacity. New chapters must have at least a President, one VP, and a Secretary or Secretary/Treasurer, and these offices must be held by three different individuals.
Duties of officers are up to the discretion of your chapter. Other positions may be created based on your chapter’s interests and needs. Some chapters have developed an events and outreach coordinator, social media specialist, ad-hoc special committees for various initiatives, etc.
Benefits include access to the gated pages on the website (including jobs and internships board and Junior MANRRS and Collegiate resources), eligibility to MANRRS-specific scholarships and programs, and an interdisciplinary network that extends from academia and government to industry and nonprofits.
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Student members affiliated with a chapter do not need to pay a fee to the National Office. Each chapter sets their own dues for their student members.
Once your chapter application is approved, your school will appear in the dropdown menu on the register/renew page. Members can then register on that page to gain access to the member-exclusive webpages. Students affiliated with a chapter can select "pay offline" to bypass the payment.