Agribusiness Career Day - February 13, 2019

GET UP CLOSE WITH THE REAL WORLD

The fifth annual Agribusiness Career Day provides community college students access to industry professionals who share their insights give attendees a leg up in the job market.

The event is hosted by the Agribusiness Association of Iowa Foundation and focuses on community college students enrolled in agricultural degrees. Students from each of Iowa's 15 community colleges, the future employees of ag, have the opportunity to connect with agribusinesses during this unique event. Students get the opportunity to meet with the HR contacts at our industry companies. These companies have full-time, part-time, and internships available for college students and graduates. 

What Students Can Expect:

  • Access to over 120 agricultural companies 
  • Networking opportunities with hundreds of industry professionals
  • $1,000 scholarships! A scholarship will be awarded to one student from EVERY community college in Iowa. No application required!
  • Dynamic speakers - critical insights from those who are already in the industry
  • Prize drawing exclusively for students at the conclusion of our event

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Celina Peerman

Career Day Speakers

TBA

Scholarship Sponsors

2018 Job Fair Companies

2019 Job Fair Companies to come! 

View last year's companies - 2018 Student Job Board

Advanced Crop Management
Agri Drain Crop.
Agriland FS, Inc.
AgSource Laboratories
AgXplore
Dow DuPont
East Central Iowa Coop
Eldon C. Stutsman, Inc.
Farmers Win Coop
Five Star Cooperative
GROWMARK, Inc.
IDALS -Division of Soil Conservation & Water Quality
Key Cooperative
LincolnWay Ag Services
LMC Insurance and Risk Management
Midwest Laboratories
Rolfes@Boone
StateLine Cooperative
Summit Agricultural Group
TruAcre and Lee Agency

Main Event Sponsor

For Colleges

For Companies

How Can Companies Participate?

  • Become a Scholarship Sponsor
  • Be a Speaker (email rose@agribiz.org)
  • Donate door prizes (or other gifts for students)
  • Participate in the expanded Job Fair!
  • OR send your HR contact information to us for other opportunities

Schedule

Schedule of Events*

This schedule, Job Fair companies, and all other information about ASC 2018 is in the Agribiz Showcase App!

Click or scan the image to download the app!

 

7:30 AM - Breakfast (Featuring Chris Cakes)

8:00 AM - Showcase Floor Opens

9:00 AM - Student Check-in (Lobby)

10:00 AM - Community College Job Fair (10AM - 3PM)

10:00 AM -  Welcome from Sponsor

Jason Johnson, Farm Credit Services of America

About the AAI Foundation
Joel Brinkmeyer, AAI CEO

Speaker 1

Speaker 2

11:45 AM - Student & Sponsor Luncheon

Speaker 3

Speaker 4

Speaker 5

1:15 PM - Keynote Speaker

Dr. Celina Peerman, The Peerman Group, Organizational Psychologist

2:15 PM - Scholarship Awards by Sponsors

3:00 PM - Showcase Floor Closes

*schedule is subject to change, final times of events will be posted Feb 1, 2019!

Community Colleges

Fifteen Iowa community colleges are eligible for our annual scholarship program. 

  • Des Moines Area Community
  • Indian Hills Community College
  • Iowa Valley Community College
  • North Iowa Area Community College
  • Southeastern Community College
  • Muscatine Community Colleges
  • Iowa Central Community College
  • Iowa Western Community College
  • Northeast Iowa Community College
  • Southwestern Community College
  • Hawkeye Community College
  • Iowa Lakes Community College
  • Kirkwood Community College
  • Northwest Iowa Community College
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College
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