CAHNR Career Conversations

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.


CAHNR CareerNight2018, UConn IDEA Grant table conversation


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.



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University Events and Conference Services

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
ESAPCO Engineering Services
Farm Credit East Agriculture Financial Services
FoodCorps CT Nutrition
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
Pfizer Inc. Pharmaceutical
Quinebaug Valley Veterinary Hospital Animal Health
Rainbow Scientific, Inc. Distributor of Lab Reagents & Lab Management Software
SavATree Tree, shrub & lawn care
ScribeAmerica Medical scribe
Stantec Environmental Design
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