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Agricultural Science

Luke Salter landed an internship at Wenger Feeds at Ag Career Day 2014.

For senior agricultural science major Luke Salter, the College of Agricultural Sciences' Ag Career Day last year was a window to the multiple job and internship opportunities the field has to offer. The result was an internship at Wenger Feeds.

Nicole O'Block graduated from Penn State in 2012 with a degree in agricultural science and minors in international agriculture and leadership development.

Rewind to the year 2008: Only a college freshman, Nicole O'Block sits nervously in anticipation of her first Ag LEAP meeting, in which she enrolled on a whim.

Before interning with an agricultural statistics agency, Terri Woodling never saw herself as a "math person," but now she has a whole new appreciation for the calculations behind farming. ...

For now, Timothy Silberg has chosen making memories over making money. Recently the Bucks County, Pa., native had to decide between what he saw as cushy jobs with Tyson Foods or the U.S. Department of Agriculture, or embarking on a journey to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines to be the sole manager of a farm....

Some college students say they don't know what they want to do after graduation because they simply have no idea. For Lisa Ward, it's different. She has lots of ideas -- so many careers hold an attraction for the Penn State Agricultural Science major....

Puerto Rico is known as La Isla Del Encanto, or the Island of Enchantment. Timothy Silberg understands why. But for him, it's not just about the people and scenery -- it's also about the soil....

Amy Stauffer jumped at the chance to travel to South Africa last spring with her Agroforestry class. Turns out it was the best thing she has ever done....