Faculty of Agriculture and Environment

Faculty of Agriculture and Environment


The Agriculture and Environment industry is made up of a range of sectors offering a multitude of opportunities for graduates. Graduates may be employed across diverse agricultural and resource industries pursuing research, consultancy, technical or field work and policy analysis with the public, private and not for profit sectors. In addition to the various opportunities in government departments and agencies, graduates also pursue roles in banking and finance, academia, research institutes and resource management and engineering consultancies.

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Occupations (based on graduate positions obtained in the last two years)

The following employers and occupational titles are indicative of graduate destinations for this faculty, however career options available for graduates are not limited to those listed. Graduates from a double degree have a broader range of career options.
This information is based on the Graduate Destinations Survey for the University of Sydney.

  • Administration Assistant
  • Agribusiness Manager
  • Banking Representative
  • Commodities Advisor
  • Consultant
  • Demonstrator
  • Department Liaison
  • Director of Agronomy
  • Donor Services Assistant
  • Economist
  • Economic Statistician
  • Farm Manager
  • Financial Account Manager
  • Graduate Consultant
  • Horticulturalist
  • Meat Market Analyst
  • Mortgage Analyst
  • Operations Manager
  • Plant Breeder
  • Policy Analyst
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Product Development Horticulturalist
  • Regional Operations Officer
  • Research Analyst
  • Research Economist
  • Research Officer
  • Sales
  • Senior Frontliner
  • Technical Advisor
  • Tutor
  • Veterinary Nurse
  • Writer - Gardens

Employers (based on those who recruited graduates in the last two years)
  • Argentine Association of Agricultural Experimentation Consortiums (AACREA)
  • AD Envirotech
  • Australia for UNHCR
  • Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics
  • Australian Museum
  • Australian Taxation Office
  • BAEconomics
  • Birchip Cropping Group
  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia
  • Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water
  • Department of Primary Industry and Fisheries
  • Dixon Advisory
  • East Midlands Education Trust
  • Federal Treasury
  • Glencore Coal Assets Australia
  • International Food Policy Research Institute
  • Meat and Livestock Australia
  • Nestle Australia
  • North Ryde Veterinary Hospital
  • Pacific magazines
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Rancho el braido - Mexico
  • Reserve Bank of Australia
  • Riversdale Mining
  • Royal Bank of Canada
  • Sardi
  • Turnpoint
  • UNSW Institute of Languages
  • University of Sydney
  • Westpac
  • Yates Delux Group