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Grab a plant and learn more about Costa Farms

Friday, April 8, 2022— Students interested in a career with Costa Farms are encouraged to stop by our tabling event to learn more about the opportunities with their company— for every student that stops by they’ll receive a FREE plant from Costa Farms. Representatives from Costa Farms will be available to  speak to you about career opportunties . We’ll also have information on the new Horticulture minor and fun classes you can take in plant and soils. Snacks will be provided so stop by to learn more about Costa Farms. The event will take place near the brick walkway between Funchess Hall and Comer Hall.

 

Internship & Job Opportunities

Purina seeking Sales Specialist for the Selma, AL area
Check out the job posting here.

Tyson Foods, Inc., Gadsden Facility has an opening for an Operation Associate/ Internship also available out of Snead, AL This position is responsible for learning all aspects of a Production facility by working with the Team Members to learn how to promote a safe working environment and produce a quality product in a timely manner. REQUIREMENTS: Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent is preferred. Experience: Experience is not required. Tyson Foods out of Snead, AL is also looking for a summer internship —anyone is the learning about the poultry industry can contact David Pruett to learn more about the position.

Full Time Summer Employment Opportunity in Turfgrass Weed Management and Herbicide Resistant Weed Screening. Greenhouse research primarily consists of screening herbicide resistant plants. Responsibilities include assisting in screening of plants, watering, fertilization, planting, transplanting, seed collection, and maintaining chemical and seed inventories. Field research is primarily industry herbicide screening trials. Responsibilities include using ARM to generate field plans and analysis, establishing research in the field, assist in spraying of trials, picture taking, aerial photography, and entering data and pictures in computer. Job is located in Auburn. If interested please contact Jim Harris .

Crop Consulting Business in North Alabama seeking Crop Scouts for the Summer
They are looking for agriculture students to work in the summer.  First year workers are paid $5,000 for the summer. If they want to work the next year they will get a $1,000 raise.  Every year after that is an additional $500.  They pay biweekly.  Students that worked for us in the past have used this as their internship. They would be scouting cotton, corn, and soybeans. They may get a little bit of experience with wheat but it isn’t likely due to the season. They will be walking fields, identifying insects, weeds, and diseases.  They will be exposed to chemical terminology as well.  Transportation will be provided at work. Interested candidates should contact Carson Webster

Marketing Internship Available for Summer 2022 – Vive Crop Protection
The Ag Communicators Network is excited to announce that it is accepting applications through April 18th for one marketing internship with Vive Crop Protection for the summer of 2022. Vive Crop Protection is looking for a driven, creative self-starter with an interest in agriculture marketing and communications. A marketing intern will assist with the day-to-day marketing and communication needs of a company on the rise. Vive’s intern will be involved in social media, customer relations, marketing strategy, and much more.

3 Spear Ranch seeking Wrangler and Rand Hands
3 Spear Ranch, a private ranch & resort on 1,500 acres in Wyoming  are currently seeking to employ positions as wranglers and as ranch hands to help lead guests on horseback rides, provide care for the ranch animals, and conduct day-to-day ranch duties on property such as irrigation, fence maintenance, and trail maintenance. Attached to this email is a more detailed job description for reference.  Their Summer 2022 operating season is May 1st through September 30th but they are interested in interviewing with students who are able to work anywhere within that time frame. Contact  Chandler Minton, Auburn Alum for more information.

Company Networking Opportunities

Butterball, LLC hosting Meet & Greet on Tuesday, April 12 from 10 am -11 am
Bill Baker from Butterball, LLC will be hosting a Meet & Greet on Tuesday, April 12 from 10 am -11 am in Comer Hall, Room 207 . Students interested in learning more about Butterball and the career opportunities within their company are invited to drop in to visit with Bill. Coffee and refreshments will be served. Target majors include: Poultry Science, Animal Sciences, Food Science, Ag Science, and Ag Economics. Questions can be directed to Megan Ross at mhr0001@auburn.edu .

Questions regarding professional and career development can be directed to Megan Ross at mhr0001@auburn.edu. Find me on Handshake to make a Career Counseling appointment! You can also drop by and visit with Derek Taunton, Career Coach in the lobby of Comer Hall every Tuesday from 9 am -11 am to talk about your resume, cover letter, job search questions, and more!

 

 

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<p><a href="https://agriculture.auburn.edu/author/mhr0001auburn-edu/" target="_self">Megan Ross</a></p>

Megan Ross

Megan Ross is a 2001 Auburn Graduate who currently serves as Coordinator of Student Development & Programs in the College of Agriculture at Auburn University. Her passion for fostering students’ personal and intellectual growth has allowed her to create unique educational and professional programming designed to elevate their academic experience.

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