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Your dream job awaits — Prestage grads are in high demand.

Prestage Leads to Prestigious Careers

CVs with NC State’s Prestage Department of Poultry Science on them get people’s attention. That’s because our graduates are the best in the nation, and our 95% job placement rate speaks for itself.

Follow our science curriculum track and you’ll be ready to pursue a research-driven career. Choose our technology track and you’ll be prepared to work in the poultry industry with our stakeholders.

Either way, you’ll earn a degree here that will land you a great job.

From flock supervisors and processing managers to geneticists and vaccine sales representatives, the poultry industry offers a wide variety of career opportunities. And they’re waiting for you.

So join our flock and jumpstart your science or business career with one of our renowned degree programs.

95% of Prestage Grads Get Jobs

Industry demand for our students is high — and growing.

The Sky’s the Limit

From research to production to business, career choices in the poultry industry are abundant. And a Prestage degree opens doors to all sorts of opportunities, no matter which degree track you pursue.

Industry Careers

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  • Animal Nutritionist
  • Hatchery Manager
  • Feed Sales Agent
  • Poultry Producer
  • Food Processing Manager
  • Product Engineer
  • Food Safety Inspector
  • Veterinarian

Research and Education Careers

Prestage Dept of Poultry Science graduates have a 95% job placement rate.
  • Agricultural Teacher
  • Nutritionist
  • Avian Physiologist
  • Poultry Extension Agent
  • Geneticist
  • Poultry Professor
  • Laboratory Technical Consultant
  • Research Technician