Jessica Buller

Career Consultant

Jessica Buller

Jess Buller (she/her/hers) is a Career Consultant working with students in the College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources. Jess meets with students to discuss and explore all aspects of their career development. Additionally, Jess serves as a coordinator for the Career Champion Program, working to create relationships with faculty and staff to further career readiness knowledge across campus.

Jess graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Sport and Event Management from Elon University and a Master of Education in Higher Education in Student Affairs from the University of South Carolina. Prior to her current role, Jess served as a Graduate Assistant in the University of South Carolina Career Center for two years, where she met with students to assist with choosing a major and career, graduate school searches, interview preparation, the job search, and resume and cover letter reviews.

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Exploring Employee Resource Groups within the USDA

Employee resource groups are voluntary, employee-led groups with goals related to fostering a diverse, inclusive workplace aligned with the organizations they serve. Looking into an organization’s availability of employee resource groups can provide ways for students to connect with others …

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4 Interview Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making

Not getting the job offer after an interview is something we’ve all likely experienced. And often, we falsely believe we didn’t get the offer because the employer didn’t think we were qualified. However, the fact that we were selected to interview is …

By Natasha Shetty - Vault
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Internship Opportunities in Agriculture, Food, and the Environment with UConn Extension

Looking to get experience in the field and unsure where to start? Consider applying for a Summer 2021 Internship through the UConn Extension Internship Program in one of the many offered disciplines to get hands-on involvement and enhance your professional …

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Looking for an Internship? Consider TIP Summer Research & Innovation Internships

Looking for a summer internship and hoping to gain more experience in research or innovation in the field of STEM and/or business? The TIP Innovation Fellows Program might be the perfect opportunity for you. 

The TIP Innovation Fellows Program offers mentored summer …

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5 Ways to Identify a Company’s Social Responsibility

For many Native American and Indigenous students, understanding a company’s sense of community and service is an important component in the job search. The below information from Vault provides tips for identifying and understanding a company’s corporate social responsibility.

Identifying …

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Learn about Green Careers through the Office of Sustainability’s Green Careers Panel

Have you thought about pursuing a Green Career but want to hear more from individuals currently in the field? The Office of Sustainability hosted their second annual Green Careers Panel virtually – and that means you can watch and learn more. …

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Careers to Explore in Agriculture, Food, and the Environment

Within the fields of Agriculture, Food, and the Environment, there are many different job titles and career paths that you can pursue – but it can be hard to identify where you hope to one day be without knowing the specific …

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How Can I Get Better Results in My Job Search to Get My Environmental Science Career Started?

“I graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Environmental Science and have been unable to find any way to get my foot in the door within the industry as a field technician (the traditional entry-level position in the industry). I …

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How to Diversify Your Professional Network (Because Your Connections Shouldn’t All Be Just Like You)

Be honest: Do all of your professional contacts look and sound the same? Did your boss and all your work friends go to the same kind of school as you? Did everyone in your network take similar paths to get …

By Marietta Gentles Crawford - The Muse
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Where to Expect Job Market Growth in a Post-COVID-19 Economy

The COVID-19 pandemic has inflicted great global change in our lives personally and economically. Millions of people are now unemployed across the world’s most profitable industries.

A whopping decade of job growth in the U.S. came to an unforeseen halt …

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