blog navigation

NRES Career Information
Resources related to careers in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences
Shared Article

blog posts

  • Employment Outlook is Promising for New College Graduates in Agriculture [including NRES]

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., December 9, 2020 – A new report, released today by USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) and Purdue University, shows a strong job demand for new college graduates with degrees in agricultural programs. U.S. college graduates can expect approximately 59,400 job opportunities annually between 2020 and 2025. This reflects a 2.6 percent growth from the previous five years. Employer demand will exceed the supply of available graduates with a bachelor’s degree or higher in agriculture-related fields. [Click the title link to read the full press release.]

  • How to Differentiate Yourself

    This HBR IdeaCast interview with Dorie Clark is about how to become a "thought leader", but the advice is very useful for students considering how to differentiate themselves in the job search. It's 19 minutes well spent. Listen at

  • Share: What employers really look for in recent college graduates

    An article in USA Today written by Sam Korach, Farmer School of Business at Miami University

  • Tell us a bit about yourself

    This is frequently the first question you will confront in a job interview, and it's one that is surprisingly difficult to answer.