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Student/Industry Career Workshop

Posted: January 16, 2015

January 22, 7pm, 118 ASI, Student/Industry Workshop Students enrolled in Plant Science, Agroecology/Agronomy, Soil Science, ERM, Horticulture, Ag Science, Entomology, Plant Pathology, and Ag Business: You are invited to participate in a Student/Industry Career Workshop

Workshop Sponsored by: The Pennsylvania Agronomic Education Society,as part of their Annual Conference

Date: Thursday, January 22 Time: 7:00 P.M. Place: 118 Ag. Sciences and Industries Bldg.

The workshop is an excellent opportunity for you to meet and listen to key company personnel as they describe their day-to-day activities and give their perspective on future employment in their particular professions. (The speakers will discuss available internships and full-time employment opportunities.) They will also give you their perspective on what they look for in potential employees and other useful information. For those of you still undecided about your plans after college, the workshop can be very helpful in learning about various career opportunities. There will be plenty of time for questions. Speakers will be from agrochemical companies and dealerships, seed companies and others, and will describe various aspects of crop and soil management professions. Speakers include: Jennifer Clark, Dow AgroSciences Alan Cook, Helena Chemical Mark Madden, Penn State Extension Jeff Schneck, Timac Agro USA and others…

Please feel free to stop by for some pizza and drinks and get some good info on prospective jobs.

So we can plan for food needs (or if you have questions about the workshop), please RSVP by Jan. 21 to Dwight Lingenfelter at dwight@psu.edu or 865-2242, or stop by 425 ASI

You are also invited to attend any or all of the educational sessions of the conference and learn about the latest information in field crop production beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 22nd and continuing through Friday, January 23rd at the Penn Stater Conference Center and Hotel. There is no registration fee for students attending the conference.

For more information about the PAES conference and the agenda please see the below website… http://agsci.psu.edu/paes/conference