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Purdue Animal Sciences Career Video Channel

Successful Alumni:
Purdue Animal Sciences Successful Alumni Website
From the College of Agriculture:
Animal Production
Animal Products
Animal Science

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)
ASAS Career Information
BrainTrack Career Resources
Career One Stop
Exploring Occupations (University of Manitoba)
JobStar Central Career Guides
Learn About Occupations (Purdue CCO)
Learn More Indiana - Career Resources
Mapping Your Future - Explore Careers
Now What?: The World Beyond Vet School
O*NET OnLine - Career Exploration
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 Decisions: Self Assessment
The Career Key
Career and Success Resources (My Life Coach)
Follow Your True Colors Personality Assessment
Learn About Occupations (Purdue CCO)
Online Career Assessment Tools Review
Personality Tutor
Personality Type
Personality Types
Science Careers

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)
Career Advice (
Career Services Handouts (University of Virginia)
Career Videos (Purdue Agriculture)
Collegiate FFA Career Resources
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)
Four Tips for Getting That Internship! (ASAS Graduate Bulletin)
How Students Should Follow Up With Employers (
Indiana Learn More Resource Center
Interview Tips: Master Your Nonverbal Communication (
Interviewing Checklist (Purdue Ag Economics)
Interviewing Preparation (Purdue Ag Economics)
Job Application Resources (
Job Interviews and Employment Information (
Purdue Student Activities & Organizations
Quick Test-Taking Strategies to Raise Your Test Score - Archived Webinar from the Princeton Review (requires Java)
Resumes, Cover Letters, & Employment-Related Letters (
Resumes and Vitae Guide (Virginia Tech) Career Resources (resume tips, cover letter tips, etc.)
Thank You Letter Guidelines (Purdue Ag Economics)
Thank You Letter Structure (Purdue Ag Economics) 
Writing Employment Documents

University Links

Purdue - Center For Career Opportunities
Purdue - College of Agriculture - Career Services for Students 
Purdue - Employment Opportunities
Purdue - Forestry and Natural Resources
Purdue - SSINFO

Iowa State University - Agriculture & Life Sciences Career Services
Iowa State University - Agriculture & Life Sciences - Company Links 
Michigan State University - Career Services Network
Ohio State University - Buckeye Careers
Penn State University - Agriculture - Career & Internship Opportunities 
Rutgers University - Career Opportunities for Majors in Animal Science
Texas A & M University - Wildlife & Fisheries Sciences - Job Board
University of Illinois - Agriculture - Career Services 
University of Kentucky - Agriculture - Career Services
University of Wisconsin - Agriculture - Career Services
University of Wisconsin - "What Can I Do With an Animal Science B.S. Degree?" Essays