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.  

If you have questions or need help, please schedule an appointment with a Career Coach. Click here to schedule an appointment. 

Exploring a Career in Public Health

Being in the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources can be a little difficult because it’s hard to find jobs that are exactly related to what you may want to do. Most assume that the college only focuses on …

By Corpie Medor
Corpie Medor Administrative Services Corpie Medor
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Connecticut Environmental Action Day

Stacey Sterns, Marc Cournoyer, and Jennifer Cushman wanted to create a sub-committee to develop digital kits for middle school students for Connecticut Environmental Action Day, so they introduced the Change Grant opportunity to Maggi Anstett, Madeline Williams, and Margaret Sanders.

By Madeline Williams
Madeline Williams
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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 Paul Gagnon
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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 Paul Gagnon
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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 Paul Gagnon
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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

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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 …