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Purdue Animal Sciences Career Video Channel

Successful Alumni:
Purdue Animal Sciences Successful Alumni Website

Destination Career series profiling recent Purdue Agriculture graduates

Animal Sciences alumnus Malcolm DeKryger, president and co-owner of Belstra Milling, spoke at the College of Agriculture Entrepreneurial Day (fall 2013). Read more in AgriNews.

Explore Your Interests, Skills & Careers

Animal Behavior Careers (Purdue University) 
Animal Careers ( 
Animal Careers (Cornell University) 
Animal Science Career Guide 
ASAS Career Information 
BrainTrack Career Resources
Career Opportunities for Majors in Animal Science (Rutgers University)
Careers in Poultry Science (Poultry Science Association)
Careers With Animals (
Choose a Major and Plan Your Career (Purdue CCO)
Explore Careers (Career One Stop)
Exploring Occupations (University of Manitoba)
JobStar Central Career Guides
Learn More Indiana - Career Resources
Mapping Your Future - Explore Careers
Now What?: The World Beyond Vet School
O*NET OnLine - Career Exploration
PorkSquare - Occupational Profiles 
Science Careers 
What Can I Do With a Major In ...? (University of North Carolina Wilmington)
Zookeeper bonds with animals and work - Animal Sciences senior Jillian Wagner and the Columbian Park Zoo

Career Assessment/Personality Test

Career Assessment Tests and Quizzes (AccuConference)
Career Center 
Career Planning: How to Use Self Assessment Tools to Help You Choose a Career 
Career Key 
Career Quiz: Personality Test (Open Colleges, Australia)
Career and Success Resources (My Life Coach) 
Carolyn Kalil's Free Personality Quiz (
Choose a Major and Plan Your Career (Purdue CCO) 
LiveCareer Career Tests
Online Career Assessment Tools Review 
Personality Tutor 
Personality Type

Cover Letters, Resumes, CV's, & Interviewing

The 1 Thing You Must Do in Every Job Interview (LinkedIn)
8 Tips for a Better CV (ASAS Graduate Bulletin)
BoilerLink - Purdue Student Organizations & Involvement Opportunities 
Career Advice (
Career Resources ( 
Career Videos (Purdue Agriculture) 
Cover Letter Guidelines (Purdue Ag Economics) 
Cover Letter Model (Purdue Ag Economics) 
Cover Letter Structure (Purdue Ag Economics) 
Cover Letters (University of Oxford) 
CV Tips 
CVs (University of Oxford) 
Dress for Success as an Animal Scientist (ASAS Graduate Bulletin)
Dress for Success Video (Iowa State University)
Four Tips for Getting That Internship! (ASAS Graduate Bulletin) 
How Students Should Follow Up With Employers (
Interview Tips: Master Your Nonverbal Communication (
Interviewing Checklist (Purdue Ag Economics) 
Interviewing Preparation (Purdue Ag Economics) 
Interviews (PorkSquare)
Job Application Guide ( 
Job Interview and Employment Information ( 
Professional Documents (resumes, cover letters, etc.) (University of Virginia)
Quick Test-Taking Strategies to Raise Your Test Score - Archived Webinar from the Princeton Review (requires Java) 
Resume and CV Guide (Virginia Tech)
Resume and Interview Tips (Learn More Indiana)
Resumes and Cover Letters ( Career Resources (resume tips, cover letter tips, etc.) 
$tart $mart Workshop on negotiating your starting salary
Thank You Letter Guidelines (Purdue Ag Economics) 
Thank You Letter Structure (Purdue Ag Economics)  
Tips for a Successful Interview (Iowa State University)
Workplace Writers (Employment and Workplace Documents) (Purdue OWL) 
Writing Resumes (Iowa State University)

University Links

Purdue - Careers at Purdue 
Purdue - Center For Career Opportunities 
Purdue - College of Agriculture - Career Services for Students  

Michigan State University - Career Services Network 
Ohio State University - Buckeye Careers 
Penn State University - Agriculture - Career & Internship Opportunities 
University of Illinois - Agriculture - Career Services