Now Hiring: Young Explorers

Agriculture is farming and ranching — and it’s also more. Modern agriculture demands a diverse workforce to fill a variety of roles such as research scientists, agronomists, veterinarians, sales specialists, communicators, finance experts, information technologists, mechanics and more.

Science

Ensure food safety and sustainability, engineer renewable fuel solutions, care for animals, increase sustainability of food and more.

Opportunities

  • Agronomy
  • Biotechnology
  • Animal science
  • Environmental science
  • Culinary science
  • Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Forensics
  • Food service
  • Mechanics and technicians

Finance

Guide fiscal decision-making to ensure healthy spending, saving and investment decisions.

Opportunities

  • Insurance
  • Accounting
  • Loan services
  • Budget analysis
  • Economic forecasting

Business

Connect ag professionals with information, technology, services and other resources.

Opportunities

  • Seed, fertilizer and equipment sales
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Brand management
  • Marketing
  • Operations
  • Management

Technology

Invent and build physical solutions that impact people around the globe.

Opportunities

  • Inventor
  • Drone operator
  • Software developer

Communications

Inform, entertain and persuade the world by telling the story of agriculture.

Opportunities

  • Broadcasting
  • Radio
  • Journalism
  • Design
  • Public relations

Education

Define the future of the ag industry by growing a new generation of leaders within it.

Opportunities

  • High school education
  • Youth leadership programs such as FFA and 4-H
  • Extension services
  • College education

Government

Guide policy, legislation and international relations to improve and protect agriculture while increasing demand for agricultural products.

Opportunities

  • Agricultural advocacy
  • Lobbyist
  • Legislative assistant
  • Lawyer
  • Government relations
  • Elected office

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