About Community Outreach & Education

The Community Outreach and Education department at The Hormel Institute works to identify community needs, expand education outreach and internships, and better connect the community to The Hormel Institute and The Hormel Institute to the community. We work to expand our community partnerships and networks, build on existing outreach and education services, and reach large segments of communities with cancer and biomedical research related resources. We work to inspire our next generation of scientists and help create an environment for all to be a curious place for discoveries. 

Our department consists of three major pillars:

We held our first day of the 2023-24 Young Scientist Program on Nov. 15, and you can check out a photo gallery of the event by clicking here.