CAHNR Career Night

CAHNR Career Night

Monday, March 9, 2020

5:00-7:00pm

Student Union Ballroom

***Now REGISTERING employers/alumni***

Students register on site, the night of the event!

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. Many of the professionals in attendance are also UConn Alumni!

Career Night 2019-2020 is on Monday, March 9, 2020 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm in the Student Union Ballroom.

 

CAHNR CareerNight2018, UConn IDEA Grant table conversation

 

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).

Employers REGISTER HERE

QUESTIONS/ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Please Contact

University Events and Conference Services

conferences@uconn.edu

Companies Registered to Attend 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