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

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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

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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

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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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Career Fair Prep Mistake #1

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Filters. We love filters. Don’t let filters make you sad, though. Let me paint a scene for you that might sound familiar:

Maybe you heard about the upcoming Career Fairs, your roommate is going, a couple people from your stats …

By Eran Peterson
Eran Peterson Career Consultant, School of Engineering Eran Peterson
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Translating Farm Work Experience on a Résumé or During an Interview

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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 Paul Gagnon
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