CAHNR Career Night
Monday, March 9, 2020
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.
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 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|
|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|