Agriculture, Animals, Food, and the Environment

Welcome to the Agriculture, Animals, Food, and the Environment community!

The Agriculture, Animals, Food, and the Environment Community will provide resources, information, and a virtual space for students and alumni interested in working within the agriculture, animals, food, and environmental industries.  As a follower of the Agriculture, Animals, Food, and the Environment community, you will get timely alerts on internships, co-ops, jobs, blogs, and events posted on the page.  

Career and self-development are life-long processes that evolve as new experiences and information are obtained. Use this page to design your career and self-development strategically. Review the list of student and professional organizations and decide which opportunities best align with your career goals. Connect with a Husky Mentor to engage in career conversations that will expand your network and give you an on-the-job perspective. Explore your options by reviewing Job Market Insights and the UConn Undergraduate Outcomes.  

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My Experience Interning at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station

Hear from Center for Career Development Intern, Alex, about her experience interning at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station and the skills she was able to learn and strengthen.

By Alexandra Carabetta
Alexandra Carabetta
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CAHNR Extension Program : Bridging Communities Together

Learn about the UConn College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources Extension program that focuses on connecting and strengthening communities.

By Samantha Valle
Samantha Valle
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I’m passionate about Disability Rights, but how can I combine that with my degree? Part 1: Health and Science

Interested in a career connected to the disability community? This blog can help you explore careers where the disability community and health and science intersect.

By Emily Bretthauer
Emily Bretthauer
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Two-Year Degree Programs: Ratcliffe Hicks School of Agriculture

For those interested in topics surrounding agriculture, biology, and sustainability, the Ratcliffe Hicks School of Agriculture offers Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree programs for students at any point in their career path. 

By Samantha Valle
Samantha Valle
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What Can You Do With A Degree In Animal Science?

Animal Science is not just for veterinarians, there are many career options open to you! Read on to find high in demand careers in the agricultural industry that could fit you!

By Samantha Valle
Samantha Valle
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Job Market InsightsIn partnership withLightcast logo

Explore occupations by career categories and pathways and use real time labor market data to power your decision making.

First, choose an industry of interest, then filter for occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

Career Outcomes

  • First Destination
  • Top Employers
  • Starting Salary
  • Employment Locations
  • Top Universities
  • Degree Types
  • Fields of Study

First Destination

First Destination refers to undergraduate outcomes within the 6 months following graduation. The data is collected through a survey distributed to students at graduation, and again in the months following, to gain insight on their lives post-graduation.

Vault Guides

Vault Guide to Energy Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Alternative Energy Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Utilities Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Featured Resources

Résumé Samples by Career Community
Career Search Engines
In addition to engaging in networking, searching online can be a viable option to supplement internship and co-op efforts. In …
Green Jobs Network

Green Jobs Network is the #1 community for climate and social impact jobseekers. Find or post a job today on …

Student Conservation Association

Building the next generation of conservation leaders

ATTRA

The National Center for Appropriate Technology’s ATTRA Sustainable Agriculture program supports farmers, ranchers, agriculture educators, and land managers at every stage of …

Animal Behavior Institute

Information about animal related careers and internships.