Employer Networking / Information Sessions for CALS Students

Employer Networking / Information Sessions for CALS Students
Take the unique opportunity to network with these recruiting organizations.

  1. AbbVie
    September 21, 2016
    7:00pm – 8:00pm
    1211 Biochemical Sciences Building
    Joining AbbVie means working alongside, learning from and exchanging ideas with some of the best and brightest minds in the industry. At AbbVie, we believe each of us can have an impact on our business, our culture, our success and the lives of those we serve – even if you are still in school or recently graduated. AbbVie student opportunities allow you to continually grow, contribute, discover and learn – all while doing meaningful work that impacts our business and improves the lives of patients worldwide.
    More information: abbvie.com/careers/student-opportunities/home.html
  2. Ardent Mills
    September 21, 2016
    12:00pm – 1:00pm
    205 Babcock Hall
    Learn about internship and career opportunities with Ardent Mills. They will also be at the Fall Career and Internship Fair the following day.
    More information: ardentmillscareers.com/join-our-team
  3. Simplot
    September 22, 2016
    10:30am – 11:30am
    594 Russell Labs
    JR Simplot Plant Sciences is Hiring
    Take 30 minutes to learn about our company, exciting new plant biotech research, our internships and new grad career opportunities
    Five magic words: Starbucks coffee and Greenbush donuts
    All are welcome, and we are specifically looking for students interested in fields related to biology, plant science and biotechnology.
    More information: simplot.com/careers
  4. JBS & Pilgrim’s
    September 22, 2016
    12:00pm – 1:00pm
    236 Animal Sciences
    At JBS, we provide high quality, nutritious food to millions of people around the globe. Want to help us feed the world? Join us for an opportunity to interact with a senior executive, as well as receive information on our Summer Internship Program, JBS Trainee Program and direct hire opportunities!!
    Speaker: John Ruby Head of Technical Services, Fed Beef
    Originally from Madison, WI and a Badger Alumni, John Ruby currently leads the charge on quality and food safety for our Fed Beef Business Unit. Dr. Ruby sits on several advisory committees for various universities and organizations and loves spending time with his family in the Colorado outdoors.
    JBS offers opportunities in Operations, Quality Assurance/Food Safety, Human Resources, Accounting, Maintenance/Engineering, and more! Come learn more about how you might fit with our company!
    For more information, please reach out to brittany.gratton@jbssa.com or apply online at www.jbssa.com/careers
  5. Covance
    September 26, 2016
    12:00pm – 1:00pm or 2:00pm – 3:00pm
    (Choose the session that works best in your schedule!)
    BioCommons – Steenbock Library Room 110
    Covance, the drug development business of Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp), is the world’s most comprehensive drug development company, dedicated to advancing healthcare and delivering Solutions Made Real® by providing high-quality nonclinical, clinical and commercialization services to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to help reduce the time and costs associated with drug development. Because of our broad experience and specialized expertise, we’re in a unique position to supply insights that go above and beyond testing — We have helped pharmaceutical and biotech companies develop each of the top 50 prescription drugs in the marketplace today. We also offer laboratory testing services to the chemical, agrochemical and food industries and are a market leader in toxicology services, central laboratory services, discovery services, and a top global provider of Phase III clinical trial management services. Together with our clients, we create solutions that transform potential into reality.
    More information: careers.covance.com/university.html
  6. Dairy Farmers of America (DFA)
    October 6, 2016
    12:00pm – 1:00pm
    103 Taylor Hall
    Morgan Rehberg (ABM ’14) of Dairy Farmers of America will hold an information session about their Commodity Risk Management Analyst position, which is open for a 2016/2017 college graduate, on Thursday, October 6 at 12 pm in room 103 Taylor Hall. As the largest dairy company in the U.S. and the fourth-largest globally, DFA impacts people at every point of the supply chain, from farmers to consumers. Morgan will share her experiences starting her career with DFA Risk Management, where the goal is to help dairy farmers, processors and customers understand and utilize risk management tools to achieve financial stability. If you’re interested in learning more about a career in which you make a difference in the lives of U.S. farm families, please join us. Lunch will be provided. As a farmer-owned cooperative, DFA employees move our members’ milk from farm to table, while continuously exploring innovative ways to deliver dairy products to consumers around the world.DFA employs a diverse group of people in fields including manufacturing, accounting, lab testing, communications, research, marketing, economics, IT, on-farm field service and more. These employees are dedicated to supporting the Cooperative’s dairy farmer-members by living DFA’s values of integrity, accountability, community, innovation, quality and passion. We respect our employees and reward them with competitive benefits and a plan for career growth. Whether you are just starting your career or are ready for the next step, consider joining DFA.
    More information: dfamilk.com/careers
  7. Global Food Challenge Fellowship – Land O’ Lakes, Inc.
    October 12, 2016
    4:30pm – 6:00pm
    1211 Biochemical Sciences Building
    By 2050, the world population is expected to grow from 7 billion to nearly 10 billion people. In order to feed the world and meet this demand, global food production must grow by 70%. This is no easy task.
    To solve global food security, we need people from all different walks of life. Regardless of your college, major, or career experience, if you’re a sophomore, now’s your chance to make a difference
    You’re Invited! Meet with Emerging Leaders about their local, national, and international experience with the Land O’Lakes, Inc. Global Food Challenge. Students selected as Emerging Leaders will gain a once-in-a-lifetime experience in the food and agricultural industry outside the classroom: this includes trips to Washington, D.C and Africa as part of an 11-week paid summer internship with Land O’Lakes, Inc. Check out last years’ experience here! Online applications are now being accepted at http://foodchallenge.landolakesinc.com/ for the Class of 2019 at all colleges of the University of Wisconsin until October 31st, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. noon (CST).
  8. John Deere Financial – Webinar online networking session
    Wednesday, September 21 or Thursday, September 22
    6:00pm – 7:00pm
    We would like to invite you to learn more about the Risk Analytics department at John Deere Financial through webinar sessions we will be hosting September 21st & 22nd. These virtual events will be a great way to learn more about a unique career opportunity with Deere and Company, a Fortune 100 company. The webinar sessions will include:
    An overview of John Deere, John Deere Financial, and the Risk Analytics department at John Deere Financial
    An overview of a typical department project
    Information regarding current career opportunities in our department for those majoring in Actuarial Science, Agricultural Economics, Business Analytics, Data Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or other related fields. We are also currently accepting applications for our 2017 summer student internship within the John Deere Financial Risk Analytics group!
    For full details including the major duties and requirements of the internship, and to apply online, visit www.johndeere.com/campus and enter “Risk Analytics Intern 2016c” into the Job Title of the search function, or simply click the following link: jobs.deere.com/job/Johnston-Risk-Analytics-Intern-2016c-IA-50131/360758800.
    Click the appropriate webinar link:
    Wednesday, 21 September 2016
    Join online meeting: meet.johndeere.com/atkinsontravisj/B7G0TS0F
    Thursday, 22 September 2016
    Join online meeting: meet.johndeere.com/atkinsontravisj/71YJW3DG