Scholarships are available from a wide variety
of sources such as the college, university, industry, non-profit organizations,
and government. A partial listing of
these sources can be found in this section.
Internships are a great way to build real-world
experience, learn more about a certain type of career, and build your network
with people in the field. One of the top
experiences employers are looking for.
Make a great impression and it may turn into a career opportunity upon
Career opportunities – it is NEVER to soon to start looking – even as a freshman! Discover opportunities you may not have
considered prior, learn what knowledge and experiences will make you
competitive, determine if internship opportunities might be available, etc. This section contains career opportunities
that have been shared with us.
Search and career aids – as mentioned above – start searching for career opportunities early - even as a freshman! Discover opportunities you didn't know
existed, learn what knowledge and experiences will make you competitive,
determine if internship opportunities might be available, etc. This section contains links to search
engines, Hire-a-Vol, and examples of different types of careers.
As for different
types of careers - the door is wide open.
Consider what it takes to raise an animal – pharmaceuticals for health,
food, genetics, reproduction, day-to-day care... In each of those areas, you need people to
fill roles in animal care, research and development, quality control, sales,
marketing, management, finance, government, communications, and more. You can also integrate animal science with
other areas – such as post-harvest food safety or product development or
2015 and 2020, we expect to see 57,900 average annual openings for graduates
with bachelor’s or higher degrees in food, agriculture, renewable natural
resources, or the environment. For
details - read the full USDA report.