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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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 …

By Jessica Buller
Jessica Buller Career Consultant Jessica Buller
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3 Alternative Experiential Learning Resources for Agriculture Students

Going to college, many students hope to gain practical experience in their field. One way of achieving this goal is by taking part in experiential learning, which consists of internships, co-ops, research, clinical, part-time jobs, and more. Many students are …

By Lisa Martelli
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$100 and a Dream: A Small Business Owner’s Journey

Brittany Harrington, President and Owner of Harrington Diving & Marine Services, shares her story of how she started a successful business with her husband, Peter. With hard work and determination, they achieved their dream and you can too!

My husband, …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Interim Associate Director, Regional Campuses Tara Malone
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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 …

By Jessica Buller
Jessica Buller Career Consultant Jessica Buller
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Using Handshake to Search for Biology Internships/Jobs

Handshake is UConn’s online recruiting system where you can search for jobs and internships. As a biology major, Handshake has many opportunities just for you regardless of whether you are looking for opportunities in healthcare, research, teaching, or another field. …

By Katerine Pais
Katerine Pais Academic Advisor
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Husky Mentors

  • Lecturer - Hart School of Hospitality, Sport and Recreation Management James Madison University
  • Senior Analyst, Sales Finance & Planning KIND
  • Senior Director, Medical Affairs, Clinical Nutrition Fresenius Kabi
  • Senior Research Fellow DuPont

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Vault Guides

Practice Perspectives: Vault’s Guide to Legal Practice Areas is the insider’s guide to what it’s really like to practice at …

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

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

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

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

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

Featured Resources

Glassdoor for Students

Search millions of jobs and get the inside scoop on companies with employee reviews, personalized salary tools, and more.

Internship & Co-op Guide

Both internships & co-ops are work/learning experiences that provide a hands-on way for students to confirm their choice of major …

Engage in Experiential Learning

One of the best ways to gain experience, and begin to understand if a career sector or career path is …