CAHNR Career Night
Monday, March 9, 2020
Student Union Ballroom
***Now REGISTERING employers/alumni***
(Students: Check back in February to register to attend!)
Career Night is an annual event that brings together students who have an interest in agriculture, health, environment, and related fields with employers in these fields. The event provides students with an opportunity to learn about career options in the field of study that they are pursuing or considering. In addition, The Center for Career Development, Education Abroad Office, and Graduate School send representatives who are available to talk with students.
Career Night 2019-2020 is on Monday, March 9, 2020 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm in the Student Union Ballroom.
Information for Students
Who should attend Career Night?
All students currently enrolled in or considering a major in the fields of agriculture, health, or the environment should attend Career Night. Freshmen, sophomores, juniors, seniors, and graduate students are all encouraged to attend.
What types of organizations/employers come to Career Night?
UConn CAHNR/RHSA alumni, who were once in your shoes and are now working in their field of study, as well as other career representatives will be present to talk with you about your career options.
Do I need to prepare for Career Night?
Career Night is intended to be an informal career fair. It will provide you with the opportunity to discuss your career options with people currently working in the field.
Several employers may have current job or internship openings. If you are interested in applying for a job or internship, it is a good idea to dress professionally and bring several copies of your resume.
View a Power Point presentation on how to make Career Night a successful event for you.
Do I need to attend Career Night for the entire 2 hours?
No, you may spend as much time at Career Night as you like. You may arrive and leave anytime during the event. Just be sure to allow yourself sufficient time to talk to as many career representatives as possible.
Information for Employers/Alumni
Career Night offers you the opportunity to connect with current UConn students and spread the word on your field, profession, company, and/or job openings.
There is no charge for participating. A buffet dinner is served for employers/alumni prior to the event (3:30-4:30pm).
Companies That ATTENDED CAHNR Career Night 2018
|Company / Organization||Industry / Field|
|All Habitat Services, LLC||Environmental conservation|
|American International College||Graduate school|
|Bartlett Tree Experts||Aboriculture|
|Benchmark||Assisted living, senior housing|
|Charles River Labs||Biotech/pharmaceutical|
|CT Department of Agriculture|
|CT Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP): Conservation Police||Law enforcement for outdoor recreation|
|CT Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP): Fisheries||Environmental conservation|
|Eastern Land Management||Landscape industry|
|Eli Lilly Pharmaceuticals||Pharmaceutical|
|E.O. Smith High School||Agriscience education|
|Farm Credit East||Agriculture financial services|
|Fenton River Veterinary Hospital||Veterinary services|
|Food Corps||Service/non-profit organization|
|Green Chimneys||Education / non-profit / human-animal interaction|
|The Hole in the Wall Gang||Healing, recreation & support for chronically ill children|
|Hyde Park||Landscape design, installation & maintenance|
|JWU Center for PA Studies||Graduate School|
|Korey Stringer Institute||Sport health & safety|
|The Learning Clinic||Therapeutic riding|
|Monrovia Nursery Co.||Wholesale Nursery|
|Mystic Aquarium||Zoo & aquarium|
|Nathan Hale Middle School||Agriscience education|
|Nuvasive Clinical Services||Intraoperative neuromonitoring|
|Rainbow Scientific, Inc.||Distributor of Lab Reagents & Lab Management Software|
|SavATree||Tree, shrub & lawn care|
|Scotland Hardwoods||Lumber Mill|
|SmartPak Equine||Equestrian supplies & resource for customers on equine health|
|Symmetry Physical Therapy||Physical Therapy|
|Tradebe Environmental Services, LLC||Environmental, hazardous waste removal|
|Tufts University, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine||Graduate veterinary studies|
|USDA, Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service / Plant Protection & Quarantine||Federal government: environmental|
|USDA, Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service / Veterinary Services||Federal government: animal disease prevention & control|
|USDA Farm Service Agency||Agricultural programs & loans|
|USDA, Food Safety & Inspection Service||Federal government: food safety|
|USDA, Natural Resource Conservation Service||Federal government: farming & natural resources management|
|UConn Dietetics Program|
|UConn Department of Extension||Extension & internship opportunities|
|UConn Department of Physiology and Neurobiology||Intraoperative neuromonitoring; surgical neurophysiology|
|UConn Office of National Scholarships & Fellowships||Advising for nationally-competitive fellowships for post-graduate study or critical language learning|
|UConn Office of Undergraduate Research||Information on research opportunities|
|UConn Health||Academic Health Care|
|UConn School of Law||Law school|
|UConn School of Medicine||Medicine|
|UConn School of Nursing||Nursing|
|University of Saint Joseph Physician Assistant Program||Health professions program|
|Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies||Graduate school|