The Office of Student Affairs in the College of Agricultural Sciences offers assistance with career planning and counseling. Preparing to enter the job market after graduation can often be challenging. The Coordinator of Recruitment, Retention and Placement provides assistance to students as they prepare to transition into employment.
If you are unsure of your educational and career goals, the Coordinator of Recruitment, Retention and Placement assists students with discovering the many exciting career fields available to study within the College of Agricultural Sciences. We are here to provide students with the information they need to select a career that matches their interests!
Mr. Peter Dirks
Coordinator of Recruitment, Retention and Placement
College of Agricultural Sciences
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
1205 Lincoln Drive [Mail Code 4416]
Carbondale, Illinois 62901
Phone: (618) 453-3080
Fax: (618) 453-2505
For additional resources offered by the University regarding career counseling, visit Career Services. You can find valuable information available on mentoring, testing, workshops on resume writing and interviewing skills, and much more!
There are numerous opportunities for students to attend job recruiting events throughout the academic year.
To aid students in finding career opportunities, the College of Agricultural Sciences holds two career fairs specifically for its students. In addition, the University holds several "All-Majors" job fairs during the academic year.
To learn more about the College of Agricultural Sciences job fairs, as well as other University job fairs and recruiting events, visit Career Services.
Several times a week, employers notify the College with job openings and positions. The information received is sent out to our students via the College of Agricultural Sciences List Serv. Sign up today! Additional links to job openings and job searches can also be found by visiting Career Services.