Why Join MANRRS? 

MANRRS members pose for a photo while cleaning a highway adopted by the MANRRS organization

​Besides meeting other great people in your major across the U.S. and all the fun the local chapter of MANRRS-Purdue has as an organization, here are a few specific reasons to join:

  1. ​Access to the MANRRS Educational Endowment Fund to provide educational scholarships for undergraduate student members.
  2. Become a national officer for MANRRS for outreach to under-represented populations to inform potential students about opportunities in agriculture and related sciences.
  3. Access to Top 100 companies in agriculture and related sciences looking to fill internships and permanent positions every year from freshmen to senior year or masters to doctorial members.
  4. Giving back to the community through semester service projects and mentoring of high school students through our Jr. MANRRS chapters.
  5. Developing your diversity awareness, identity, and competence
  6. Travels out of state twice a year to present your research through public speaking, posters, debate, small grant writing and other skills obtained through your matriculation to graduation.
  7. An annual membership directory to provide student members national exposure in career and graduate study markets.
  8. Participate in the regional and national conference across the nation.
  9. Develop professional networking skills
  10. Friendships that last a life time​.


  • Over 1200 members nation-wide
  • Over 70 Chapters across the nation
  • Present in 38 states and Puerto Rico

Local - Purdue University

  • Originated in 1990; Active Chapter since 1991
  • Chapter of the Year Recipient
  • Jr. MANRRS Chapters - Indianapolis and Gary​

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