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

You’ve Found Us! Welcome!

UConn students performing field work.

It’s a pleasure to welcome you to the Agriculture, Food and the Environment Career Community.  This site is devoted to helping you explore opportunities in the many career paths surrounding agribusiness, farming, sustainability, and environmental management.  In this community, you …

By Paul Gagnon
Paul Gagnon Career Consultant, College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources Paul Gagnon
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Types of Entry-Level Jobs for Sustainability Studies Majors

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Being a sustainability studies major opens the door to a wide range of opportunities. From science to business to journalism, odds are, there’s a way to channel your passion for sustainability studies into the career path that’s most exciting to …

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UConn Migrant Farm Worker Clinic

Volunteers at a UConn Health Migrant Farm Worker Clinic.

The UConn Migrant Farm Worker Clinic is a clinic devoted to providing free medical care to the underserved population of migrant farm workers in Connecticut. These farm workers come to the United States from abroad on a work visa to …

By Natalie Nanez
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Exploring a Career in Public Health

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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
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Connecticut Environmental Action Day

Slow moving river.

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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