CAHNR Career Night

 

Wednesday, November 1, 2017  |  5:30 - 7:30 PM  |  Wilbur Cross North & South Reading Rooms

What is Career Night?

Career Night is an annual event held in early November each year 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.

CAHNR Career Night 2015

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. High school and other prospective students are also welcome.

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.

 

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Companies That Plan to Attend CAHNR Career Night 2017 

(Check back for more closer to Career Night)

Company Industry
American International College Graduate Programs / Occupational Therapy
Apex Outdoors LLC Landscape Construction and Maintenance 
Bartlett Tree Experts Aboriculture and Urban Tree Management
Beebe Landscape Services, Inc.  Landscape and Snow Removal
Benchmark Senior Living Healthcare / Assisted Living
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Pharmaceutical
Captain Nathan Hale Middle School Agriculture Education
ConnectiCare Healthcare
Connecticut Department of Agriculture  
Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Environmental Conservation Police Officer
E.A. Quinn Landscape Contracting Inc. Landscape Design and Installation
Eastern Land Management Commerical Landscaping
Eli Lilly Pharmaceuticals Pharmaceuticals 
Farm Credit East  
Fenton River Veterinary Hospital Veterinary - Mixed animal private practice
FoodCorps Connecticut Sustainable Ag. / Food Justice / Ag. Education
Freeman Companies Landscape Architecture
Green Chimneys Non-Profit / Social Services / Organic Farm
Growers Supply / FarmTek Agriculture Supplies & Farm / Commercial Structures
Hartford HealthCare Healthcare
Hillendale Farms Conn, LLC  
Hyde Park Landscape Landscape design, installation & maintenance
Massachusetts General Hospital Healthcare / Research
Monrovia Live goods grower
Mystic Aquarium Zoo & Aquarium 
Pfizer Inc. Pharmaceutical
Prides Corner  
Quinebaug Valley Veterinary Hospital Veterinary
Safe Passage Neuromonitoring Healthcare / Telemedicine
Scribe America Medical Scribe
The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp Fun and restorative programming and services for children and families dealing with serious and chronic illnesses
The Learning Clinic Therapeutic Riding
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Consumer Lawn and Garden
Torigen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Biotechnology
Tradebe Environmental Services, LLC Environmental Services
Triumvirate Environmental Inc Environmental Services
Tufts University Veterinary School
UConn, Department of Allied Health Sciences Dietetics Program
UConn, Department of Extension Extension Internships and Opportunities
UConn, Department of Kinesiology Doctoral Program: Physical Therapy / Healthcare / Clinical Education & Research
UConn, Health Center TIP Fellowship Program
UConn, IDEA Grant  
UConn, Korey Stringer Institute Public Health and Sport Medicine
UConn, School of Medicine  
UConn, School of Nursing  
UConn, Spring Valley Student Farm Sustainable Farming
Unilever Sustainable Living
University of Saint Joseph Graduate Physician Assistant Program 
USDA, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services (APHIS), Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ) Federal Government
USDA, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services (APHIS), Veterinary Services Federal Government
USDA, Farm Service Agency Government, Financial
USDA, Food Safety and Inspection Service Government, Food Safety
USDA-NRCS Government, Environmental
Yale New Haven Hospital Pathologist's Assistant
Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies Graduate & Professional School

 

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 (4:30-5:30pm) and the career fair is held from 5:30-7:30 in the Wilbur Cross Reading Rooms.

Registration information:

Registration link for Career Night 2017.

Contact

Pamela Chudzik

Pamela Chudzik

Director of Alumni Relations

College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources

pchudzik@foundation.uconn.edu