The College of Agriculture hosts a career fair in the fall and spring semesters. More than 250 companies and 1500 candidates attend annually. Students and alumni are provided the opportunity to learn about their organizations, submit resumes, and interview for permanent or internship positions. 

Students who are freshmen and sophomores, have related majors in other colleges at Purdue, and are from partner institutions are welcome to join upper-level Agricultural students at the career fairs to learn about careers and develop the art of professional conversations very early.

College of Agriculture Career Fair 


Resume Review | Monday, September 30, 2024
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM or 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Agricultural Administration Building, Room 121
Employers must indicate their choice to participate during Career Fair registration. Space is limited. 


Fall Career Fair | Tuesday, October 1, 2024
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
France Córdova Recreational Sports Center, 
355 N. Martin Jischke Dr., West Lafayette, IN  47907

Click here to view the event registration details.

Register Here


On-Campus Interviews | Wednesday, October 2, 2024
Purdue CCO, Second floor of YONG Hall
Employers will set their schedule with students during the career fair.

Visit the Purdue CCO Career Fair website for more information about travel and additional fairs.


Purdue Conferences
128 Memorial Mall Drive, Stewart Center Room G32
West Lafayette, IN 47907

CONTACT FOR 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

CONTACT FOR General Registration Questions

Charlotte Owings, Assistant Director for Career Services
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

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. Use these resources to start building your connections.

College Of agriculture majors

There are 31 majors within College of Agriculture. Use this link to learn details about the majors and the departments that house them.


​Purdue Agriculture invites companies of all sizes to visit our campus. Your campus visit may include meeting with faculty and staff in departments, including academic heads, career services coordinators and students. To schedule an industry visit please contact the Department Career Coordinators.  

student organizations

Students are choosing to build their network, and preparing for academic and professional success by establishing relationships early. Campus-wide, there are nearly 1,000 Student Organizations from which to choose. To view our list 40+ College of Agriculture student organizations, visit Purdue College of Agriculture Student Organizations. Visit BoilerLink to search more opportunities and connect with others.

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.

Future College of Agriculture Career Fair Dates
  • 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

Visit the Purdue CCO Career Fair website for more information about travel and additional fairs.

If you are a new employer or have changed roles, and you have not received email communications from the College of Agriculture before, complete this form to be added to the notification list. You will receive an email announcement when registration opens for the College of Agriculture fall and spring career fairs.


Career services

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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