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Ag, Food, Business Career Fair

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm

Attend this career fair to connect with organizations for full-time opportunities and internships.  Bring a resume, have your personal commercial ready, and dress professionally.  All UMN students and alumni are welcome at the fair. Pre-register on GoldPASS by September 21 for a chance to win a padfolio to use at the fair!  Registration encouraged, drop-ins welcome.  Connect with us using #AFBCareerFair

Fields represented:  Agriculture, Animal Science, Banking/Finance, Communication, Food Industry, Marketing, and Sales.

Employers Registered*

Advanced Crop Management
AgReliant Genetics
AgriGold Hybrids
Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM)
BMO Financial Group - BMO Harris Bank
Centra Sota Cooperative
CFANS Office of International Programs
Chicken & Egg Association of Minnesota
Christensen Farms & Feedlots, Inc.
Commodity Specialists Company
Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
Compeer Financial
Congressional Leadership Fund
Corteva Agriscience - DuPont Pioneer
Crystal Valley
Fine Swine, LLC
FLM Harvest
Gerten Greenhouse and Garden Center
Hormel Foods
Jennie-O Turkey Store
Laboratory Staffing
Land O'Lakes, Inc.
MassMutual Central US
Menards, Inc.
Merieux NutriSciences
Milk Specialties Global
Minnesota Turkey Growers Association
National Eagle Center
Riverview, LLP
Seneca Foods Corporation
The Kraft Heinz Company
The Schwan's Company
The Scoular Company
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Atlanta, GA)
United Farmers Cooperative
University of Minnesota Learning Abroad Center
USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA)
USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service
USDA NASS Upper Midwest Region
Wells Fargo - Commercial & Wholesale Banking

*updated weekly, see GoldPASS for recent additions

Gold Sponsors

Gold Level Sponsors, Land O'Lakes, Ally, and Compeer Financial

Maroon Sponsor

Maroon Sponsor The Scoular Company

For Employers

Employer registration will open in GoldPASS on June 1, 2018
Early Bird Discount Ends: July 15, 2018
Registration Deadline: August 31, 2018
Registration costs are as follows:

  • Private Industry: $350.00/table ($400 after July 15, 2018)
  • Government/Nonprofit: $200.00/table ($250 after July 15, 2018)
  • Nonprofit (First-time Attendee): $75.00/table
  • University: $75.00/table

For Students

Looking for advice on how to best prepare for the fair?  Check out our career fair preparation tips for everything you need to know including how to conduct research, how to introduce yourself to employers by creating a personal commercial, and how to dress for the fair.

How is your resume looking?  Drop-in and get your resume reviewed just in time for the fair through Resume Review Mania.  This three-day event will have career counselors and peer advisors available to offer feedback on your current resume.  No sign-up necessary.  Just drop-in on September 20, 21, or 24 at 198 McNeal Hall between 8:30am-4:00pm with a printed or electronic version of your resume.

For a complete listing of registered employers, check out the fair on GoldPASS.  Pre-register on GoldPASS by September 21 for a chance to win a padfolio to use at the fair!  Registration encouraged, drop-ins welcome.

For Volunteers

Would you like to help out with the fair?  There are many flexible opportunties for students and staff to volunteer.

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