ECONOMICS & BUSINESS Appraisal Consulting Risk Management Credit Analysis Management, Retail/Wholesale Marketing Sales PublicRelations Finance/Banking Economic and Policy Analysis Commodity Trading Farm Management Foreign Service EXTENSION/EDUCATION
Agricultural businesses Production industries Creditagencies, banks, brokers Real estate and appraisal services Public/private market analysis firms Farm information services utilizing mass communications County agricultural offices Purchasing/supply firmsFeedlot operations Federal government/private foundations Farm Cooperative services Agrochemicals Feed/Seed companies Self-employment Schools Extension services Agricultural agencies AgribusinessesGovernment agencies-all levels
Learn a foreign language(s) and study foreign cultures. Plan on securing M.S. or Ph.D. for advancement. Investigate co-op and internship opportunities. Gainwork experience in area of interest.
Consider study abroad program. Learn federal job application procedure.
Obtain teacher certification; secondary area in ornamental horticulture helpful.Develop excellent writing and speaking skills. Take courses in economics and community development. Learn to work well with all types of people. Be willing to live in rural communities for extensionpositions. Consider co-operative education opportunities. Gain experience as mechanic or technician. Develop strong math skills and problem solving abilities. Need advanced degrees for research anddevelopment.
BIOSYSTEMS ENGINEERING Power and Machinery Structures and Environment Electronic Systems Soil & Water Conservation Food Engineering Engineering Technology
Foreign Service Equipment design,testing and manufacturing firms Equipment and food industries including processing, packaging and storing Quality control--food, feed, fiber, etc. Biotechnology research firms Local, state and...