SFWS Career Fair
October 16 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pmFree
School of Forestry & Wildlife Sciences presents its 5th Annual Career Fair, Wednesday, October 16, 2019, from 10 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Forestry, wildlife sciences, and natural resource-focused employers will be on hand to meet students in the SFWS Conference Hall, Room 1101.
The career fair event benefits all students regardless of their anticipated graduation! Students will have the opportunity to:
- Meet potential employers and learn about their organizations
- Explore careers in wildlife ecology and management, forestry, and natural resources
- Apply for jobs and internships
- Discover what will make them most competitive in the job market
- Participate in mock interviews offered at the AU Career Center
A soft skills seminar and pizza dinner will be offered for students and will feature guest panelists representing various types of organizations including private industry, nongovernmental organizations and public agencies focused on the forestry, wildlife and natural resources fields. The workshop is intended to help students develop professional and interpersonal skills such as communication, team work, conflict resolution, work ethic and personal attributes of integrity, empathy, adaptability, and emotional intelligence; which are often noted as crucial for career success.
All Auburn students who are interested in natural resources-related career fields are invited to attend the career fair and seminar.
Previous attending employers have included: Alabama Conservation and Natural Resources, Alabama Farmers Federation, Alabama Forestry Commission, Alabama Nature Center, Bartlett Tree Experts, Canfor Scotch Gulf, Georgia-Pacific, Great Southern Wood Preserving, Inc., Hancock Forest Management Group, High Adventure Company, International Paper, Jasper Lumber Company, Inc., Larson & McGowin, Inc., Regions Bank, Resource Management Service LLC, Scotch Land Management LLC, St. Marks NWR, The Westervelt Company, Timber Products Inspection, US Fish and Wildlife Service, US Geological Survey, USDA Forest Service, USDA-National Resources Conservation Service, West Fraser, WestRock Company, Phenix City, AL, WestRock Company, Richmond, VA, and Weyerhaeuser.
To learn more about registering your company or organization, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or register online by Oct. 1 at https://app.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/11137/employer_preview