​Career Related Events

The College of Agriculture Career Services and the Center for Career Opportunities (CCO) hosts several events and workshops throughout the academic year to assist students with their career services needs. Check out the events and CCO calendar for specific dates, times, location and registration information.

Office of Acadmic Programs, College of Agriculture

"Scrap that Selfie" Have a Professional Headshot Taken | Tuesday, October 5 | 9:30 am to 3:30 pm.
 Córdova Recreational Sports Center, 355 N. Martin Jischke Dr., West Lafayette, IN  47907

  • Pictures will be emailed to students 2-3 weeks after the event date. Students will receive a link by which they can download their pictures. 


Employer Campus Interviews
Interview times are arranged between the employers and candidates.

EmployerDate Campus Location  
Farm BureauOctober 13AGAD 121B
Weaver Popcorn Hybrids, LLCOctober 13 & 14YONG Hall, 2nd Floor
Beacon Credit Union
 October 29 AGAD 121D

Academic Departments and Corporate Partners

Norman E. Borlaug International Dialogue (October 18-22)

The World Food Prize Foundation welcomes you to register for FREE  (a $195 value) to participate in the 2021 Norman E. Borlaug International Dialogue.   The theme this year is Gaining Momentum: Food Systems Transformation in the Decade of Action. Key areas include: Research & Innovation, Nutrition-Sensitive Food Systems, Gender Equity & Equitable Livelihoods, and International Cooperation. You can find more information about the speakers, roundtable discussions, workshops, and side event partners on the website

To access the discount, you will need to fill out this google form to receive the 100% discount code. After receiving the code, go to www.worldfoodprize.org/register and input it on the first screen before filling out the form. If you have any questions, please contact Natalie Bidner at nbidner@worldfoodprize.org.

Center for Career Opportunities Events

Upcoming Campus Events

2021 Old Masters Program (November 7th – 9th)
This year throughout the program, the Old Masters will engage in interactive platforms such as the Old Masters Podcast, personal host calls, classroom talks, organization meetings, and large scale events about their career advice and success. Many of these events are open to the students and general community and will be shared through our social media platforms. The events are free and give the Old Masters an opportunity to interact with the entire student body. 

Previously Scheduled Events

Trimble _ Recruitment & Engagement Kick-off (Sept 7 at 5-6pm CST)

Indiana House Joint Policy Internships Info Session | Online chat: Wednesday, Sept. 22, 5:30-6:30 p.m
Let’s talk House internships! To get a Zoom link, email Andrew Alvarez at andrew.alvarez@iga.in.gov

Order a Purdue University Nametag by Sept. 235:00 p.m.
Perfect for the upcoming career fair on Tuesday, October 5th.
Cost $12 cash, check, or online
Pickup and drop-off order envelopes in KRAN 566, AGAD 121, or CRTN 3032
Pickup completed nametag orders on Oct. 4th in AGAD 121-E from 8am-6pm

Policy Internships Call-out & Information Sessions

Purdue's College of Agriculture offers public policy internships for our undergraduate students.  There are spring internships for those who are interested in Indiana politics, legislation and policies, and summer internships in DC for those who are interested in national politics, legislation and policies. Interested in hearing more?  Join one of the information sessions and hear from former interns.
Meet in-person: Tuesday, September 21 at 5:30-6:20PM in AGAD 121, Student Commons 

Meet Virtually via Zoom: Thursday, September 23, 11:30-12:20PM

Indiana Senate Informational Virtual Info Session | Monday, September 27, 2021 from 4:00-5:00
Learn about spring internships. To participate in the conversation, email Laura Hauersperger at Laura.Hauersperger@iga.in.gov 

Join Elanco for Critical Conversations (Sept. 28 at 3:30PM in Pfendler)
 Join a conversation with Elanco and the College of Agriculture students, staff, and faculty about diversity, equity, and inclusion within the agriculture industry. Students use this as a networking and learning opportunity. 

Workforce Recruitment Program  Zoom Info-session | Tuesday, September 28 at 4:00 p.m.
Register here: https://bit.ly/WRP_Sept28_Workshop

The "Workforce Recruitment Program" is an annual program to encourage disabled current students and alumni to apply for paid internships and fulltime positions with various Federal government agencies (and some private employers.) https://www.wrp.gov/wrp?id=student_landing_page This year, the Center for Career Opportunities (CCO) and the Disability Resource Center (DRC) are co-coordinating the WRP on Purdue's campus.

Everyone is most welcome to reach out to Amruta Inamdar (ainamda@purdue.edu) or Austin Connell (adconnel@purdue.edu) with any questions or concerns about the WRP. 

Beck's Meet & Greet - Purdue Convergence Center | Monday, October 4th from 2:00 – 5:00 PM

LabCorp_Animal Handling Workshop (Oct. 12_2021)
Covance (now Labcorp ) hired 17 seniors in May 2021.  Apply to this free animal handling training on OCT 12 (the Tuesday afternoon of fall break). To be formally considered for this opportunity, please submit your resume and a cover letter to Emily.Fugate@Labcorp.com by September 24. Any remaining spots will be filled with candidates me at the Purdue Ag Career Fair on October 5.

View PDF of Fall 2021 Ag Career Fair Week

The College of Agriculture hosts a career fair and other events every fall and spring semester. This year, the College is using Career Fair Plus (CFP) for all career fairs.  Students must sign up for schedules to be admitted to the fair area. Because fair organizers will be required to monitor capacity, students will rotate in and out of the fair area based on their scheduled times. Students, download the CFP app from App Store or Googleplay.

Sign-up for Employer Schedules in Career Fair Plus | Monday, September 20 | starting 7:00 AM

 In-person Fair: https://bitly.com/PuAgCF_Fall21A  and Virtual Fair: https://bitly.com/PuAgCF_Fall21B

Resume Review by Employers in the Agricultural Industry

AGAD 121 Student Commons

Resume ReviewResume Review
Monday, October 4 in AGAD 121Monday, October 4 in AGAD 121
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM (EST)1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EST)
AgriNovus IndianaBane-Welker Equipment
Remington Seeds
First Farmers Bank & Trust
Steel Dynamics, Inc
TTG Equipment
Indiana Packers Corporation

Land O'Frost


College of  Agriculture Fall 2021 In-person Career Fair

Tuesday, October 5 | 9:30 am to 3:30 pm.
Córdova Recreational Sports Center, 355 N. Martin Jischke Dr., West Lafayette, IN  47907

"Scrap that Selfie" Have a Professional Headshot Taken | Tuesday, October 5 | 9:30 am to 3:30 pm.
 Córdova Recreational Sports Center, 355 N. Martin Jischke Dr., West Lafayette, IN  47907

Employer Campus Interviews

Wednesday, October 6 | Young Hall, 2nd Floor
At the career fair, some employers will invite students for an interview.  The schedule will be determined by the employer.
Students will arrive, at their scheduled time, on the second floor of Young and will be checked in by a CCO staff person. 

Interviewing CompaniesInterviewing Companies
Andersons Inc, TheFischers
Bane-Welker EquipmentHormel Foods Corp
Consolidated Grain and Barge CoIndiana Farm Bureau
Corteva AgriscienceIndiana Packers Corp
Cropwatch LLCLabcorp
EnvigoLand O'Frost
Farmers Edge IncSteel Dynamics Inc

College of Agriculture Fall 2021 Virtual Career Fair

Thursday, October 7 | 9:30 am to 3:00 pm.
Students will log on via their myCCO and Career Fair Plus accounts.  In addition to scheduled appointments, many employers are using group schedules which will allow students to simply 'drop-in' and visit with employers. 

Office of Academic Programs, 615 West State Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2053 USA, (765) 494-8470

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