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Nurturing growth. Building community. Serving society.
Our graduates leave their mark on the world by doing work that matters.

Work That Matters

We grow tomorrow’s leaders. Among our alumni are former North Carolina governors and parenting education providers as well as global leaders in animal agriculture

Graduates of our programs find success in a number of fields — from nonprofit administration, secondary education, and agricultural leadership to community youth development, volunteer resource management, and family sciences. 

A degree from our department enables you to pursue a meaningful career or continue your education in graduate or professional school. Opportunity awaits you in one of the many career paths below.

Training the Pros

With his degree in hand, Christian Gray owns and operates D.I.V.E.R.S.E. (Dedicated Individuals who Value Education, Relationships, Success, and Effort) LLC, a nonprofit that uses basketball in developing leadership skills and ethical decision-making among minority youth. He has helped children, teenagers, and NBA players hone their skills on and off the court.

AHS graduate Christian Gray

Learning to Teach, Teaching to Learn

Joy Morgan earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Agricultural Education at NC State. She returned to her home county and taught both middle and high school agricultural education before returning to pursue her doctorate degree. Joy is now an assistant professor at NC State and shares her passion for agriculture by teaching the next generation of agricultural educators.

Joy Morgan

Career Resources

CALS Career Services

We prepare students to pursue successful career paths and connect employers with well-trained talent. Put us to work for you.

NC State Career Development Center

See how the Career Development Center can jumpstart your career search.

NC State Alumni Association

Find jobs posted by employers seeking graduates from NC State. And don’t miss upcoming webinars, career fairs and networking opportunities.

Ag Careers

Check out the leading job board for agriculture, food and biotechnology.


View a list of recruitment resources and search USDA vacancies.


Consider a job placement firm specializing in all facets of the agriculture industry.

NC State & A&T Extension Job Opportunities

Find current Extension career opportunities throughout North Carolina. 

Extension Jobs

Find jobs in Extension, outreach, research and higher education throughout the United States.