Agriculture, Food, and the Environment

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

How Can I Get Better Results in My Job Search to Get My Environmental Science Career Started?

Science at Mirror Lake

“I graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Environmental Science and have been unable to find any way to get my foot in the door within the industry as a field technician (the traditional entry-level position in the industry). I …

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4 Resources to Help You Find a Job in Nutrition & Dietetics

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If you’re a recent UConn alum and are looking for a job in the field of dietetics or nutrition, it may be helpful to look at resources that are specifically meant to help people in your field find employment opportunities. …

By Victoria
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Student Success Story – Neva Taylor

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As record numbers of people head outdoors for COVID-19-safe recreation, it is important to recognize that those spaces are not always welcoming to everyone.

Greenspaces, national parks, and other outdoor spaces often lag in diversity when it comes to …

By Elaina Hancock
Elaina Hancock University Public Relations Associate 2
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Student Success Story – Harry Zehner

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UConn’s Office of Undergraduate Research each year provides Summer Undergraduate Research Fund (SURF) awards to support full-time undergraduate students in summer research or creative projects – an initiative that continues this year, despite the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.

SURF …

By Mike Enright
Mike Enright Media Services Associate
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7 Ways to Advocate for the Environment

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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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Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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