ISU agriculture career day to host 230 companies

Ag/Outdoor, News

October 2nd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

AMES, Iowa (AP) — The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University says its job fair this year will be the largest ever. More than 230 companies and organizations will participate in Ag Career Day on Oct. 15 at the Lied Recreation Athletic Center. The event is open to the public. The next day companies conduct interviews on the ISU campus in Ames.

Director agriculture career services Mike Gaul says more than 80 interview schedules have been established and there will be nearly 700 individual interviews conducted. The job fair provides an opportunity for students to meet with recruiters on internships and full-time positions available with agribusinesses, commodity groups and governmental agencies. Many students from campuses across the country attend.