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Career Opportunities

Our challenging academic specialization in Agribusiness Management & Finance helps students find gainful employment with a range of agribusinesses in the areas of operations management, business management, credit analysis and agricultural lending.

Employers comprise of banks and other financial institutions, grain companies, commodity brokers, farm supply firms and cooperatives, processors, transportation companies, seed, chemical and fertilizer companies, agricultural equipment companies and trade groups.

Job titles include:

  • Lender
  • Loan officer
  • Input supplier
  • Merchandiser
  • Market advisor
  • Credit examiner
  • Financial analyst
  • Food store manager
  • Operations manager
  • Management specialist
  • Transportation manager
  • Food distribution manager
  • Plant operations manager
  • Risk manager
  • Account executive
  • Grain merchandiser
  • Real estate appraiser
  • Agricultural statistician
  • Farm business manager
  • Insurance agent/adjuster
  • Human resource manager
  • Natural resources manager
  • Rural development specialist
  • Farm and rural policy analyst
  • Regional development specialist
  • Energy and environmental policy specialist