Employer Information: Careers & Hiring

The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) offers numerous opportunities in helping students prepare for career opportunities and engaging with employers. We value the partnerships with industry and alumni and look forward in helping employers connect with our students.

Employers looking to recruit students for internships or jobs after graduation can also post their career opportunities on Handshake.

Read more about the CANR difference and the wide variety of careers available.


Many employers that recruit College of Agriculture and Natural Resources students chose to recruit at career fairs. See the full list of upcoming career fairs.

Depending on the industry, employers will recruit freshman and sophomores for internships. After completing a summer internship, many students receive full-time job offers upon graduation.

Information for Partner Employers

The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources is interested in helping you connect with our students. Our students are looking for internship opportunities to gain industry experience and for entry-level opportunities to start their professional careers.

Our students have a wide variety of specialized skill sets, including science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines. Programs range from two-year certifications as part of the Institute of Agricultural Technology, bachelor of science degrees and graduate programs.

Career Fairs, on-campus interview rooms, and job postings as just a few ways employers can help recruit students for internships and full-time employment. Employers can also view student resumes through Handshake.

MSU uses the online career management system called Handshake. Employers can post job openings on Handshake, sign up for career fairs, and request information sessions. Employers can also view student resumes on this system.

Additional MSU Career Services Network resources:

Employers looking to get more involved with the CANR specifically are always welcome! Students appreciate your help with practice interviews, club presentations, site visits and tours, or mentoring.

Please contact the CANR Career Network Services liaison Jill Cords at 517-355-0234 or jcords@msu.edu with any questions.


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