CAHNR Career Conversations
Fall 2021 TBD
CAHNR Fall 2020 Career Conversations were an informal weekly opportunity to drop in and chat with employers and alums in the real world. Each week we featured a different CAHNR department, to provide students the opportunity to meet and chat with experts in the field.
Allied Health Sciences – Tuesday, October 6th at 1pm
Kinesiology/Exercise Science – Wednesday, October 7th at 1pm
Animal Science – Tuesday, October 13th at 1pm
Applied Resource Economics – Wednesday, October 14th at 4pm
Nutritional Science – Tuesday, October 20th at 1pm
Pathobiology/Veterinary – Wednesday, October 21th at 1pm
Natural Resources & the Environment/Environmental Studies/Environmental Sciences – Tuesday, October 27th at 4pm
Plant Science & Landscape Architecture – Wednesday, October 28th at 1pm
Virtually drop by our informal conversations at any time to chat with UConn Alumni & Employers about experience after graduation and the many options available to you. You can ask questions, hear about their industry and learn about their journey, including a day in the life of a former grad now working in the field. Conversation will be casual.
Information for Students
Who should attend Career Night/Career Conversations?
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/Career Conversations?
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 Conversations?
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/Career Conversations a successful event for you.
Do I need to attend Career Night/Career Conversations for the entire time?
No, you may spend as much time at Career Night/Career Conversations 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/Career Conversations 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 in Career Night.
Employers REGISTER HERE
Companies that Participated in Career Night, Spring 2020
|Company / Organization||Industry / Field|
|Agriculture Education||Agriculture Education|
|American International College||Graduate Education|
|American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers||Agriculture / Resource Economics|
|Apex Outdoors, LLC||Landscape / Hardscape Construction & Design|
|Army Health Care Recruiting||Army Medicine|
|Bartlett Tree Experts||Arboriculture|
|Battelle - National Ecological Observatory Network||Environmental Science|
|Bluestone Landscapes LLC||Landscaping|
|CT Department of Agriculture||Agriculture / Policy|
|CT Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP): Conservation Police||Law enforcement for outdoor recreation|
|Enko||Crop Protection Chemistry|
|Farm Credit East||Agriculture Financial Services|
|Hartford Healthcare||Health Fields|
|The Metropolitan District||Environmental Services|
|Monrovia Nursery Co.||Wholesale Plant Nursery|
|Mosquito Joe, CT Shoreline East||Pest Control|
|Mystic Aquarium||Environmental Education|
|Navy Recruiting District New England||Navy Medicine|
|New England Women in Energy and the Environment||Environmental Leadership|
|Northwest Park||Nature Preserve|
|Quinebaug Valley Veterinary Hospital||Animal Health|
|Rainbow Scientific, Inc.||Distributor of Lab Reagents & Lab Management Software|
|SavATree||Tree, shrub & lawn care|
|Town of Vernon||Landscaping|
|Tradebe Environmental Services||Hazardous Waste Disposal|
|Triumvirate Environmental||Environmental Compliance Management|
|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, Food Safety & Inspection Service||Federal government: food safety|
|USDA, Natural Resource Conservation Service||Federal government: farming & natural resources management|
|US Student Fulbright Program||Graduate & Post-Graduate Education / Research / Teaching Abroad|
|UConn Education Abroad||Education Abroad Opportunities|
|UConn Department of Extension||Extension & internship opportunities|
|UConn Department of Public Policy||Graduate Education|
|UConn Spring Valley Farm||Working Farm / Education|
|UConn School of Nursing||Nursing Program|
|University of Saint Joseph PA Program||Physician Assistant Graduate Program|