INFORMATION FOR EMPLOYERS

The College of Agriculture hosts a career fair in the fall and spring semesters. More than 250 companies attend annually. Students and alumni are provided the opportunity to learn about their organizations, submit resumes, and interview for permanent or internship positions. 

Freshmen and sophomore students are welcome to join upper-level students at the career fairs to learn about careers and develop the art of professional conversations very early.

College of Agriculture SPring Career Fair - ON CAMPUS

Wednesday, February 22 2023, from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm 
France Córdova Recreational Sports Center, 355 N. Martin Jischke Dr., West Lafayette, IN  47907
Registration Details for AG Spring 2023 Career Fair

  • Visit the Purdue CCO Career Fair website for more information about travel, additional fairs, and to access the registration link
  • Employers will log into their myCCO account to register for the fair. New employers will need to create an account. Please allow up to three business days for a new account review and approval. 

questions?

Ship items to:

ATTN: Erica Wilson, FOR AGRICULTURE CAREER FAIR
Purdue Conferences
128 Memorial Mall Drive, Stewart Center Room G32
West Lafayette, IN 47907

Payment and shipping Questions

Erica Wilson, Purdue Conferences
128 Memorial Mall Drive, Stewart Center Room G32
West Lafayette, IN  47907
Phone: 765-494-7221 | Fax: 765-494-0567
E-mail: 
ericaw@purdue.edu

General Registration Questions

Lela Mixon, Assistant Director of the Office of Academic Programs, Career Development Coordinator
Purdue University College of Agriculture
615 W. State Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2053
Phone: 765-494-8470 | Fax: 765-494-8477
Email: AgCareerFair@purdue.edu

future career fair dates 

  • FALL 2023: Tuesday, October 3, 2023
  • SPRING 2024: Wednesday, February 28, 2024 
  • FALL 2024: Tuesday, October 1, 2024
  • SPRING 2025: Wednesday, February 26, 2025 
  • FALL 2025: Tuesday, October 7, 2025 
  • SPRING 2026: Wednesday, February 25, 2026 
  • FALL 2026: Tuesday, October 6, 2026 
  • SPRING 2027: Wednesday, February 24, 2027
  • FALL 2027: Tuesday, October 5, 2027
  • SPRING 2028: Wednesday, February 23, 2028
  • FALL 2028: Tuesday, October 3, 2028
  • SPRING 2029: Wednesday, February 28, 2029

Building a presence with Purdue Agriculture is a year-round process which includes taking the time to build the important relationships on campus that will pay off in excellent candidates to consider. COA students need to know who you are. Successful employers build visibility, presence, and image with students through internship programs, attending career fairs, participating in the employer panel discussion, and attending or presenting at departmental seminar classes. Please contact AgJobs at AgJobs@purdue.edu to build your presence with Purdue Agriculture.

Employer Information Sessions

​Purdue Agriculture invites companies of all sizes to visit our campus. Your campus visit may include: meeting with department heads, faculty, career services coordinators and students. To schedule an industry visit please contact AgJobs at AgJobs@purdue.edu

Informa​tion Sessions and Interview Visit

To schedule an information session through the College of Agriculture Career Services Office, contact  Lela Mixon at 765-494-8470 or AgJobs@purdue.edu.

Your session date and time will need to be scheduled first, then a room will be reserved to accommodate the session in the Steve and Sandra Hageman Center for Student Achievement and Leadership located in the Agricultural Administration Building or a building nearby.

If you are conducting on-campus interviews, your information session will be attached to your interview visit. Flyers can be distributed if requested. You can send via e-mail a copy of an already-prepared flyer or one can be prepared for you.

additional information & links

  • Special equipment needs: Please inform us in advance if you will be in need of special equipment or will be sending literature to use at your session.
  • Refreshments: Refreshments will be your responsibility. Food is not allowed in some conference rooms. Please inform us when setting your date if you will be serving refreshments.
  • Refreshments Vendors: You can use the Purdue Memorial Catering or there are several off-campus vendors that will deliver. Contact Purdue Memorial Catering at Purdue Memorial Union Catering & Events​.
  • To learn more about Agricultural Advancement, please visit Purdue Agricultural Advancement.

student organizations

A crucial element to the college experience is immersing oneself in professional and social activities outside of the classroom. By choosing to build a network through clubs and organizations, students are not only preparing for academic and personal success, but establishing relationships which will be important after they graduate from Purdue University. Campus-wide, there are nearly 1,000 Student Organizations from which to choose. Listed below are 40+ College of Agriculture student organizations. Visit BoilerLink to search more opportunities and connect with others. To view our list of Student Organizations, visit Purdue College of Agriculture Student Organizations.

Post Your Job Opening on the College of Agriculture Website

You can share your agriculture-related permanent, seasonal, or internship positions on the College of Agriculture Career Services website. To submit your posting, email a PDF document, Word document, or direct link of your position to AgJobs@purdue.edu.

The position information will be forwarded to the College of Agriculture Department Career Service Coordinators and will be posted on the Agriculture Career Services Student page. This site is public. 

Your job notice attachment must include the following:

  • Company Name
  • Job Title and Description
  • Job Location
  • Background/Requirements
  • Contact Person and Information
  • Application Deadline (if applicable)
  • How To Apply

Jobs will be posted on the website for 60 days unless there is an application deadline. There is no charge for this service.

Post Your Job Opening on Purdue Center for career opportunities (CCO)

Reasons to Post in MyCCO@Purdue

  • Utilize year-round hiring opportunities without having to come to campus. 
  • Source candidates from all majors for both internships and full-time positions.
  • Greater Lafayette Community employers can post part-time opportunities for students, including Federal Work-Study positions.

Posting Done in Six Steps

  1. Log into or create a MyCCO@Purdue account.
  2. Click on “Jobs > Job Postings” in the left navigation bar.
  3. Click on the “Post a Job” button.
  4. Click "Post to This School Only" for free to Purdue University students only.
  5. Complete the online form. Required fields are marked with a red asterisk.
  6. Click “Submit” to save the job to your account and to post it to Purdue University.

For more information on how to post open positions visit Purdue CCO.

schedule interviews in the College of Agriculture

You can schedule on-campus interviews for permanent and internship positions at the College of Agriculture. 

To schedule on-campus interviews at the Agricultural Administration Building using our student conference rooms, contact the Agriculture Career Services Office at AgJobs@purdue.edu or call 765-494-8470 to reserve your date and room.

CONTACT US

College of Agriculture | Office of Academic Programs
615 West State Street, Room 121, West Lafayette, IN 47906
Email: AgCareerFair@purdue.edu or AgJobs@purdue.edu
Phone: 765-494-8470

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