Careers in Agri-Science
Studies continue to project growth in agriculture-related career
opportunities, and a deficit of graduates in related agricultural
majors to fill these positions. Many of these positions will be in
areas that support the marketing and distribution of agricultural
commodities as well as in the production sector of agribusiness
- Thirty-two percent of these openings will be for scientists and
engineers, including biochemists, entomologists, geneticists, plant
scientists, and veterinarians.
- Another 28 percent of openings will be in marketing,
merchandising, and sales, with job titles such as commodity broker,
market analyst, and export sales manager.
- Thirteen percent of openings are projected to be in management
and finance, including jobs such as loan officer, financial
analyst, and research economist.
- There are many more jobs available in communication, education,
social sciences, and agricultural production
Lastly, there are a large number of search engines available on
the web that focus on agricultural careers. A short list of
potentially useful sites for specific agricultural-related careers