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.  

Trending and “Hot” Careers in the Agriculture and Food Industries

What are the trending and “hot” careers in agriculture and food? If you’re in the agribusiness job market, determining your career path, or looking for a change of pace, check out these nationwide occupations that seem to currently occupy the …

By Paul Gagnon
Paul Gagnon Career Consultant, College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources
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USDA Internship Opportunities for Summer 2020 are Now Posted on USAJOBS.Gov

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the “OneUSDA Internship” opportunity for Summer 2020. As part of the Federal Pathways Program, the OneUSDA Internship Program will provide students a way to explore serving their country through a career in government …

By Paul Gagnon
Paul Gagnon Career Consultant, College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources
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Find Opportunities at the Largest Food, Beverage, Bioscience and Agribusiness Companies

AgCareers.com presents internship opportunities at many of the largest food, beverage, bioscience and agribusiness companies in the country and throughout the world including Farm Credit, Archer Daniels Midland, Corteva Agriscience, and Nutrien Ag Solutions among others! Access the AgCareers Internship …

By Paul Gagnon
Paul Gagnon Career Consultant, College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources
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Translating Farm Work Experience on a Résumé or During an Interview

Growing up and working on a farm has its benefits and challenges. It can sometimes lead to being so involved in the business that you may not experience other roles through internships or part-time jobs. Writing a resume or talking …

By Paul Gagnon
Paul Gagnon Career Consultant, College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources
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AGCareers.com: The Leading Online Jobs Board and Career Development Resource for the Agriculture, Food, and Biotechnology Industry Posts Job Opportunities at Major Agribusinesses

With thousands of jobs and internships posted on its site, it is understandable why AGCareers.com generates so much Internet traffic from job candidates and leading industry employers. For job applicants, including college students seeking internship opportunities and entry-level jobs, the …

By Paul Gagnon
Paul Gagnon Career Consultant, College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources
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Career Outcomes

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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.

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.