Career Resources -
Career Planning


Presentations:

Purdue Animal Sciences Career Video Channel

 

Successful Alumni:

 

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 Inte​rests, Skills & Careers

 

Animal Behavior Careers (Purdue University) 
Animal Careers (About.com) 
Animal Careers (Cornell University) 
Careers in Poultry Science (Poultry Science Association)
Careers With Animals (MoneyGeek.com)
Explore Careers (Career One Stop)
Exploring Occupations (University of Manitoba)
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 Quiz: Personality Test (Open Colleges, Australia)
Career and Success Resources (My Life Coach) 

 


Cover Letters, Resumes, CV's, & Interviewing

 

8 Tips for a Better CV (ASAS Graduate Bulletin)
Career Advice (Monster.com)
Career Resources (Monster.com) 
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) 
CVs (University of Oxford) 
Dress for Success Video (Iowa State University)
Four Tips for Getting That Internship! (ASAS Graduate Bulletin) 
Interviewing Checklist (Purdue Ag Economics) 
Interviewing Preparation (Purdue Ag Economics) 
Interviews (PorkSquare)
Job Application Guide (JobApplicationGuide.com) 
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)
Sciencejobs.org Career Resources (resume tips, cover letter tips, etc.) 
$tart $mart Workshop on negotiating your starting s ary
Thank You Letter Guidelines (Purdue Ag Economics) 
Thank You Letter Structure (Purdue Ag Economics)  
Tips for a Successful Interview (Iowa State University)
Writing Resumes (Iowa State University) ​

 


University Links

 

 

 

 

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