Career Opportunities

There is a world full of career opportunities for CALS graduates.

Career Opportunities

Not everyone who wants to work in agriculture and life sciences needs a farm.

In fact, more than 85% of food and fiber industry jobs are not linked to farming:

  • 50% are in business management
  • 12% are in agricultural education, communication, policy or regulation
  • 27% are in the STEM fields

Many fields have more jobs than we have graduates. In one high-need field, we are placing 95% of our CALS graduates with degrees aligning with that industry.

Here are several fields where need is far outpacing graduates: