Welcome to the Agriculture, Food, and the Environment career community!

This page has been tailored to this specific community and its industry-related opportunities for students and alumni. Browse this page for alumni to engage with, events to attend, student organizations to consider joining, internships and jobs to explore, professional organizations to learn from, and blog posts to deepen your understanding. To discuss career opportunities and how to prepare for roles in this industry, consider meeting with a career coach. Meetings can be scheduled by clicking here

7 Ways to Advocate for the Environment

A single windmill in a field of sunflowers.

With global environmental crises in the news lately, a lot of us are wondering how we can make a difference. There are many ways to advocate for a livable planet, whether you’re doing a few hours of volunteer work or …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
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Food, Glorious Food


Do you love food? Are you interested in how ingredients combine? Do you think about nutrition and how food affects the body? Do you want to make new ice cream flavors? Is The Food Network your go-to channel? If you …

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Undergraduate Student Success Story: Leigh Federici


Leigh Federici is a December 2019 graduate at the University of Connecticut, with a Bachelor of Science in Natural Resources and a concentration in Water & Climate Resources. Leigh was recently an intern at the Bureau of Land Management. Here …

By Victoria
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Saving the Planet One Day at a Time

Marine Scientists working on a research project.

Climate Change, Deforestation, Animal and Marine Life Welfare, and Conservation are all highly charged topics, yet ones students at UConn study and research on a daily basis. If these areas are a high priority to you, working at a job …

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Virtual or phone appointments- even easier than finding Wilbur Cross!

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If you’ve made it this far and found our website, I’ve got great news! Meeting with a Career Consultant is just a couple of clicks away. If you are finding yourself wondering about the current state of the job or …

By Eran Peterson
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