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  • 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  https://hbr.org/ideacast/2015/10/why-the-term-thought-leader-isnt-gross.html.

  • 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 http://college.usatoday.com/2015/07/22/hiring-recent-college-graduates/