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Careers in Agriculture Evening 16 August


6 August 2012

There has never been a better time to find work in the agricultural sciences.

Come along to the annual Careers In Agriculture Evening, and meet a variety of employers and graduates. Find out about graduate employment, internships and work experience. Hear graduates give their insights into what it's really like to work in this diverse workforce, and how students can apply for jobs.

WHEN

Thursday, 16 August 2012, 4.45 - 7pm

Veterinary Science Conference Centre, Science Road, The University of Sydney

ABOUT

The MC will be alumnus , media personality and former judge of ABC program 'The New Inventors',Chris Russell. There will be presentations, and a Q & A session, by employers and graduates on two concurrent panels- one for agricultural science / environmental students, and the other for agricultural economics and resource economics students. You will have ample opportunity to ask questions, and hear about different career paths taken by presenters. The event will conclude with the chance to network and talk with the employers over drinks and nibbles.

Download the flier under Related.

FOR: Students especially third and fourth years, and environmental systems students

RSVP is essential online at Agriculture and Environment Careers Night, 2012

PARTICIPANTS include:

ECONOMICS

Haydn Valle

Research Agronomist, ABARES

http://www.daff.gov.au/abares/about

George Hardy

Agribusiness Manager, NAB

Agribusiness Graduate Program: https://www.nab.com.au/wps/wcm/connect/nab/Careers/home/3/3/10/

NAB careers: https://www.nab.com.au/wps/wcm/connect/nab/Careers/home/


Lex Thornton
General Manager, Local Business Banking, CBA

http://www.commbank.com.au/about-us/careers/

William Bland

Accountant Auditor, KPMG

http://www.kpmg.com/au/en/joinus/pages/default.aspx


Paul Fenn (and Nick Clark)

Senior Analyst, PPB Advisory Pty Ltd.

http://www.ppbadvisory.com/careers

SCIENCES

Alison Anderson

Portfolio Manager, Industry Development

Horticulture Australia Ltd

http://horticulture.com.au

Rachel Cofrancesco

HR Director, Ruralco Holdings Ltd

http://www.ruralco.com.au/corporate/careers/

http://www.ruralco.com.au/corporate/about-us/executive-profiles

Greg Miller

Territory Manager, AusWest Seeds

http://www.agcareers.com/Company.cfm?task=view&id=155585


Rebecca Thistlethwaite

Research Agronomist, PGG Wrightson

http://www.pggwrightson.co.nz/OurBusiness/JobSearch


PFIZER
Matt Playford

Technical Services Vet
Peter Gordon

Sheep Marketing Manager

http://www.pfizer.com.au/sites/au/about_pfizer_Australia/Pages/Careers.aspx

Edward Liew

Manager, Plant Pathology, The Royal Botanic Gardens

http://www.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/about_us/careers_and_jobs

David Gale
Graduate Officer, DPI , and RAS 2012 Rural Achiever Award Winner

http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/aboutus/about/employment

Georgie Aley

General Manager, Growers Interests, Grain Growers Ltd

http://www.graingrowers.com.au/corporate/careers


Contact: Ms Lynn Henry

Phone: 02 9351 3492

Email: 581e452176250e5d14331021310b2624015b0e21045c322f