On Monday, October 7 in Bessey Hall, students had the opportunity to network with industry professionals from several companies at the I'm An Agronomist Career Mixer. Bayer Crop Science, Corteva Agrisciences, J.R. Simplot Company, MaxYield Cooperative, and WinField United attended the mixer.
Supper was provided and then students had the opportunity to ask questions and learn what companies were looking for. Representatives spoke as a panel and answered questions based on their experiences and opinions within their companies. They also shared their opportunities for both internships and full-time positions and then students had the chance to network with professionals and share their interests in companies. This allowed for one-on-one interaction between the students and professionals.
The mixer was a great step for students to take before attending career fair on Wednesday, October 8 that had over 250 companies. Mock interviews were also available for students to take part in about an hour before the mixer. This was a great chance for freshmen and those new to interviewing and career fair to practice their skills in preparation of career fair.