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.  


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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Graduating Senior Prioritizes Fight Against Food Insecurity in USG Advocacy Position

Have you heard about UConn’s food pantry, Husky Harvest? Meet the Lily Forand, a student committed to addressing the problem of food insecurity on campus, who started it all.

By Kimberly Phillips
Kimberly Phillips University Public Relations Associate 2
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Husky Mentors

  • Brookville, NY
  • Federal Work Study - Artificial Intelligence in Veterinary Pathology Long Island University College of Veterinary Medicine

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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

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  • Employment Locations
  • Top Universities
  • Degree Types
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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.

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