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.  

Globally Responsible Engineering: The New Wave of Global Responsibility and Safe Environmental Improvement

Interested in learning about the engineering profession while also gaining practical skill and experience? Read on to learn about the Engineers Without Borders Virtual Experience Programme!

By Kathryn Ferencsik
Kathryn Ferencsik
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Whatever It Takes: Yak Cheese and UConn Research, at 17,000 Feet

Somewhere near the top of the world, a UConn professor, undergrad, and alum help a ‘risky’ venture become a success.

By Jaclyn Severance
Jaclyn Severance University Public Relations Associate 2
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Am I fit to be a Scientific Illustrator?

Interested in working in a science-related field, but don’t want to do research? Explore the job of Scientific Illustrator and gain resources to get started!

By Dayna Hausspiegel
Dayna Hausspiegel Outreach Engagement Ambassador
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Getting to Know the Ratcliffe Hicks School of Agriculture (RHSA)

Explore the Associate of Applied Science degrees offered within the Ratcliffe Hicks School of Agriculture and learn about the opportunities that RHSA offers for students like you!

By Kathryn Ferencsik
Kathryn Ferencsik
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Meet the Undergraduate Researcher: Giselle Malloy, CAHNR

Giselle Malloy ‘23 (CAHNR) is a proud “super senior.” Now in her fifth year at UConn, she’s rounding out a robust undergraduate career as a teaching assistant, residential assistant, and hardworking researcher.

On her LinkedIn profile, she proudly proclaims herself …

By Mac Murray
Mac Murray Professional Staff
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Explore occupations by career categories and pathways and use real time labor market data to power your decision making.

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Career Outcomes

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  • Employment Locations
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  • 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.